A student who has been academically dismissed or who have withdrawn from the nursing program may apply for readmission. The readmission policy is as follows:
- A student who has been academically dismissed must sit out for one semester (summer included).
- A student is only eligible for for readmission if the date the student desires to resume the program is less than two years form the date the student withdrew or was academically dismissed. If a student desires to return more than two years from the date the student withdrew or was academically dismissed, the student must apply to the College through the standard admissions process.
- A student’s application for readmission may be reviewed by the Admission Committee no more than two (2) times. If readmission is not granted after the second application, the student becomes ineligible for readmission.
- If health concerns were a factor for the student leaving the College, then documentation for the ability to meet the technical standards with or without accommodations to continue in the program must be provided with readmission paperwork.
- A student may only be readmitted once (1) into Lakeview College of Nursing.
- A student repeating a clinical nursing course must repeat both the theory and clinical components of the course.
- A student readmitted into Lakeview College of Nursing is required to meet the readmission course progression requirements. Any LCN courses that are being repeated due to a previous failure or withdrawal must be passed with a “C” or higher, except N311: Foundations of Professional Practice that must be passed with an “A” or “B.” To remain in the program, a student cannot withdraw or fail any course in which he/she has been previously enrolled.
- A readmitted student is allowed to withdraw from one class that has not previously been taken. The remainder of the coursework must be passed with a “C” or higher with the except N311 Foundations of Professional Practice, which must be passed with an “A” or “B,” and must follow the guidelines included within the Student Academic Progression (SAP) policy.
- Must meet graduation requirements at the time of graduation.
Note: Military students who have had to withdraw from a course(s) due to military obligations are exempt from the Readmission Policy.
In order to be considered for readmission, a student must meet the following readmission criteria:
- Must have successfully passed all 200 level courses.
- Minimum cumulative LCN GPA of a 2.00 on a 4.0 scale.
- Must be able to meet the standards as outlined in the Student Academic Progression Policy in order to maintain enrollment and graduate and meet all graduation eligibility.
- Documentation of remediation strategies to ensure success upon return.
- Must apply for readmission within two calendar years of leaving the college.
Steps for Readmission
A student seeking readmission who have been academically dismissed or who have withdrawn from the Nursing Program must submit the required documents to the Director of Enrollment by:
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The committee will meet the 3rd or 4th week of the month deadline.
The following items will be required when applying for readmission:
A completed readmission application form.
A letter addressed to the Admissions Committee requesting readmission with the following points: Description of the reason(s) for being dismissed or withdrawn from the program;
Identify the behaviors for the dismissal or withdrawal;
Steps the student took during the period of absence to prepare her/himself to return to the program;
Plan for the implementation of changes that will promote success.
Release of "I understand that this form and the information contained within it, once submitted to Lakeview College of Nursing, is considered confidential and I waive my right to review it" form.
Payment of readmission fee
The student will be notified by e-mail the date they will need to meet with the Admission Committee. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure Lakeview has the correct contact information.
Readmission into Lakeview College of Nursing will be dependent upon the availability of clinical space. If the number of applicants exceeds available space, applicants may be deferred to a subsequent semester. Readmission to the College is not guaranteed. The decision of the Readmission Committee cannot be appealed.
Approval of a readmitted student is considered an appeal approval for Federal/State student aid in regards to the student's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status.
Re-admitted students will be required to update their criminal background check and drug screen by the due date for health records. If readmitted, requirements will be provided at the time of the committee's decision.