Former Students Readmission Process

The process for readmission is different than new students. You'll need your student identification to begin the process.

To apply for readmission as a Former Student Returning:

  1. Log into Bison Web with your Username (Howard Student ID#) and PIN (6-digit Date of Birth).
  2. Select the Student Services tab.
  3. Select the Admissions & Orientation link.
  4. Select the Complete or Access Applications link.
  5. Find Program and Create New Application.
  6. Proceed with the Bison Web application instructions.

The application fee and enrollment fee are not required for Former Students seeking readmission.


Please submit the following additional requirements to Claretta McDaniel at

  • Official transcript from Howard University
  • Official transcript from all formal studies completed since matriculation at Howard
  • A statement, not to exceed 150 words, stating your plan for completing your degree. The statement should include information relevant to past challenges (academic, financial, etc.) that impacted your previous matriculation and your plan to address these challenges to ensure completion of the degree program.

    The HUSD Admissions Office and the Degree Program Committee will evaluate the student's former records and the aforementioned requirements to determine readmission.

    Former Students Returning who have been absent from the University for one or more semesters must receive a medical clearance from the University Student Health Center before they can complete the registration process.  Please contact to obtain instructions for obtaining this clearance.  It may require the submission of required medical documents via Med+Proctor (

    Students readmitted to the University must be cleared by the Registrar's Office, Student Accounts, and Special Student Services. Those with outstanding accounts must make satisfactory financial arrangements with the University before registration is permitted.