1. Do I need to complete a Student Reactivation Application?
Did you withdraw from Baylor during the fall or spring semester immediately before your desired return term? Were you not enrolled at Baylor for the fall or spring semester immediately before your desired return term? If you are an Undergraduate student and answered yes to either question above, you must complete a Student Reactivation Application.
4. When one begins an application reactivation, which type of application should be initiated?
Please choose the option for a "Returning Student" along with your planned year of return.
5. Where do undergraduate students applying for reactivation send transcripts?
Please direct those to the Baylor University, Office of the Registrar, One Bear Place #97068, Waco, TX 76798.
7. Do students that have been suspended (academic or disciplinary) need to initiate an application through the reactivation process in order to return to the University?
Yes. They should also refer to any additional requirements that may have been communicated to them at the time of the suspension.
9. What is a Banner ID?
This is a nine-digit id number that typically begins with an "8" (not your SSN).
10. How long does the reactivation process take?
The amount of time it takes to review a reactivation application varies based on the circumstances of each student. Depending on the items to be reviewed, it could take a day or it could take a matter of weeks. In order to facilitate a timely opportunity to register for the desired term, it is recommended that you submit the application as early as possible.
11. Once I am reactivated, what do I do next?
Once activated, a student will be assigned a registration time-ticket for the term that they are reactivated for. An e-mail notification will be sent to their baylor.edu email address once the time-ticket has been assigned.
12. Who do I contact if I have questions about submitting the reactivation form?
For questions about the reactivation process, please contact the Office of the Registrar at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. If I am pursuing reactivation at Baylor and want to change my major, is there a way to do that through the reactivation process?
Students that are inactive and want to change their major will need to be reactivated first. Once reactivated, then they can pursue a change of major.
14. Do Graduate, Seminary, or Law students need to complete a Student Reactivation Application?
No. The Student Reactivation Application is currently only for Undergraduate Students. Graduate and Seminar Students should contact the Office of the Registrar, while Law students should contact the Law School.
15. What is the last day to submit the reactivation application for an upcoming term?
We have provided specific deadline information on the reactivation webpage www.baylor.edu/registrar/studentreactivation.
16. I just graduated in May/December but wish to take undergraduate classes in the succeeding semester. Do I need to complete the reactivation process?
No. The reactivation process is for former Baylor students who have been away for at least one Fall or Spring semester. If you graduated and plan to return to Baylor the next semester, your record will need to be reopened as a Post-Baccalaureate student. Please contact the Office of the Registrar at 254-710-1181 to open a Post-Baccalaureate record.
17. I wish to return to Baylor in order to take additional undergraduate classes after graduating a few semesters ago. Do I need to complete the returning student reactivation process?
Yes. If you graduated from Baylor and have been away for at least one Fall or Spring semester, you will need to complete the reactivation process. Please choose “Post –Bacc” in the drop-down menu.
18. I graduated from Baylor University and wish to return as a “Post-Bacc” and retake some classes in which I did not do well. Will I be able to use Academic Forgiveness for the classes I retake?
No. The Academic Forgiveness option ends once a degree has been awarded.