The CLAS Phoenix Reentry form is for WSU students who left on academic probation or exclusion and are now in a position to thrive academically with the opportunity to petition for return under a second start policy at CLAS.

Application deadlines: August 1 (fall), December 1 (winter), April 1 (spring/summer)

To be eligible for this program, a student:

  • Must not have enrolled at Wayne State University for at least three consecutive years prior to application to the Phoenix Reentry Program.
  • Must be clear of all financial holds.
  • Must apply prior to restarting coursework at the university.
  • Must be approved by the CLAS Phoenix Committee
  • Must submit a Phoenix application for the semester they would like to return. Phoenix applications are valid only for the designated semester. Students who do not enroll for that term must submit a new application

Questions? Email Susan Reynolds, the CLAS Phoenix advisor, at 

Fields with asterisks (*) are required.

Part 1. Eligibility

The Phoenix Reentry Program is a second-start program for Wayne State University students only who have met the following criteria (please check the boxes below)

Part 2. Student Information

Part 3. Personal Statement

Please answer the following questions regarding your time away from WSU: