Readmission to Northern Vermont University

NVU Admissions Counselors are here to help you every step of the way as you make your way back North.

Apply for Readmission to Northern Vermont University for a spring 2023 start.

Follow the process below!


Apply to Vermont State University to begin fall 2023.

On July 1, 2023, Northern Vermont University will join Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University, a reimagined higher education institution building on the strong legacies of its founding institutions. Learn more at

Apply to Vermont State


Application Process for Spring 2023

*Former students who applied for graduation in the past do not need to apply for readmission; please contact the NVU Registrar’s Office at .

Follow the Readmission Process below and reach out to with any questions.

Please note that NVU’s decision to readmit a student is based on the circumstances of a student’s departure, which includes a review of the student’s academic and financial standing with the university. 

Students Returning Within One Year and Granted Leave of Absence

If you are returning to NVU within one year of leaving and were granted an official Leave of Absence by the Registrar’s Office, you do not need to apply for readmission to the university. See the section on Leave of Absence within the NVU Academic Catalog for more information. Contact the Registrar directly to be readmitted at the close of your Leave of Absence. Contact for assistance.

All Other Former NVU Students Seeking Readmission

  • Please submit your application for readmission at (There is no cost to reapply to NVU.)
  • If you attended any other college or university since leaving NVU, please email your official transcripts to or send via mail to the admissions office on the campus you would like to attend. NVU Online students may mail transcripts to either campus location.
    • NVU-Johnson Admissions
      Martinetti Hall
      337 College Hill
      Johnson, Vermont 05656
    • NVU-Lyndon Admissions
      Vail 305
      P.O. Box 919, 1001 College Rd.
      Lyndonville, VT 05851
  • Once your application is submitted, it may take 1-2 weeks to receive a decision if you left the university in good standing. If you left NVU on academic probation, additional time may be needed to review your application. Be sure to check your application status page for updates.

Financial Aid

To review Financial Aid opportunities and apply, see

Welcome Home to NVU!