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Looking to make changes to your enrollment status?

Governors State University has been monitoring the evolving outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and has decided to take the following precautionary measures. The University’s first and foremost concern is safety of all individuals.

While we are addressing the seriousness of this situation, we do not want you to be deterred from pursuing your educational goals!  If you need to update a start term, change your program, petition for admission, or confirm your enrollment, you may still do so by completing the appropriate form below.  Completed forms can be sent to our office by emailing them to admission@govst.edu.


Please select and complete the appropriate form from the menu below.

If you do not meet GSU admission requirements or have been suspended or dismissed from GSU, there are circumstances under which you may petition for special admission or to be re-admitted. Please review the criteria listed, then complete and submit the appropriate form.

Completed forms may also be mailed to:

Governors State University
Admissions Processing Office
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484

Please note, print applications for general admission are unavailable at this time. Please apply online at 

https://apply.govst.edu/apply/

 

Document Retention 

Please note that all documents submitted to Governors State University for admission purposes become the property of the university. Documents will not be released to students nor will they be forwarded to other educational institutions or agencies.

 

  • Freshman Confirmation Form

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    Accepted freshmen must confirm enrollment to GSU. Please complete the following form:  Freshman Confirmation Form

  • Undergraduate Application Fee Waiver Request

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  • Deferred Enrollment / Information Update Change Form

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    Deferred Enrollment / Information Update Change Form

    Please note that this form can only be submitted once, not to exceed one year from the term of your original admission.

  • Special Admission Criteria

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    You must apply for Special Admission if:

    • You are applying as an undergraduate but have less than a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for at least 24 semester hours.
    • You are not in good standing at the last institution you attended.
    • Your application is based on credits or degree(s) from an institution that does not have regional accreditation.
    • You have been denied admission and would like to have your application reconsidered due to extenuating circumstances. 

    If your situation meets any of the criteria for Special Admission, complete the petition form, print it out, and submit it to the Office of Admissions by fax (708.534.1640) or mail:
    Governors State University - ATTN: Admissions Process Office
    1 University Parkway
    University Park, IL 60484

  • Re-Admission Criteria

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    You may apply for Re-admission if:

    1. You have been suspended or dismissed from the university. A letter of petition must be submitted with your application.
    2. You are on probation and have lost continuing student status. A letter of petition must be submitted with your application.

    In your letter of petition, please explain why you failed to meet academic requirements and what you will do differently if readmitted.
    If your situation meets any of the criteria for Re-admission, complete the petition form, print it out, and submit it to the Office of Admissions by fax (708.534.1640) or mail:
    Governors State University - ATTN: Admissions Process Office
    1 University Parkway
    University Park, IL 60484