Reactivation

The Graduate School outlines the enrollment eligibility and reenrollment processes in this section of the handbook. Reactivation requires a petition to the Graduate Studies Committee.

Option 1

A former student who has been enrolled within the previous two years and has taken a Leave of Absence from the College may petition to reactivate a program of study. This petition should be directed to the DNP Program Director and the Graduate Studies Committee Chairperson, the names of which may be found in the current DNP Student Handbook. The petition should then be submitted in writing to the Graduate Program Manager.

Instructions:

  1. The petitioner should include in the petition:
    • Date of leaving the program
    • Reason for leaving the program
    • Whether an official Leave of Absence petition has been filed with the GSC and approved
    • Rationale for wanting to reactivate
    • Term of desired re-entry
    • Coursework left to complete
  2. Sign and date the petition.
  3. Email the statement and reactivation form to the Graduate Program Manager, who will facilitate the approval of the petition and the reactivation of the student.

Option 2

A student who has not been enrolled for two consecutive years or more, and has not graduated from the nursing graduate program, may petition to reactivate a program of study. This petition should be submitted in writing to the Graduate Studies Committee. The petition must include the rationale for wanting to reactivate and tentative plans for completing the program of study.

Instructions:

  1. The petitioner should include in the petition:
    • Date of leaving the program
    • Reason for leaving the program
    • If the reason for leaving the program was due to academic non-progression, include actions taken during absence that will improve academic performance and/or clinical performance
    • Rationale for wanting to reactivate
    • Term of desired re-entry
  2. Sign and date petition
  3. Include postal address, phone number, and email address
  4. Send petition to:
    Graduate Studies Committee
    The Ohio State University College of Nursing
    1585 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210-1289
    Fax: (614) 247-8618
    Email: CON-gradrecords@osu.edu
  5. The Graduate Studies Committee meets every other week during the academic Petitions must be received two weeks in advance of a meeting to be reviewed by the committee.
  6. Petitioners will be notified by email of the Graduate Studies Committee decision.
  7. If the petitioner has been previously dismissed from the Graduate School, but the committee approves the petition, a recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee will be sent to the Graduate School to approve reactivation of the The Graduate School will make the final decision regarding the petitioner’s reactivation.  The Graduate School will send the final decision via postal mail to the petitioner.
  8. If the petitioner has not been previously dismissed from the Graduate School and the committee approves the petition, the Graduate Studies Committee will instruct the Graduate School to reactivate the petitioner.

Option 3

A former student who has not been enrolled for two consecutive years and has graduated from the nursing graduate program may petition to reactivate a program of study. This petition should be submitted in writing to the Graduate Studies Committee. The petition must include the rationale for wanting to reactivate as well as the requested term of reactivation. The petitioner should also submit a reactivation request form to the College of Nursing Graduate Program Manager, which will then be submitted to the Graduate School.