McMaster University

McMaster University


Request for Reinstatement

If you are a former student of the BScN program who was required to withdraw from the program and you wish to apply for reinstatement, please see the information below:


1. Complete the Reinstatement Request form which can be obtained in the:

Office of the Registrar, Gilmour Hall, Room 108, McMaster University
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, 905-525-4600

2. Submit your completed form to the Office of the Registrar along with the application fee and a letter detailing the following:

  • A brief summary of the circumstances relevant to your lack of academic success
  • Reasons for selection of program
  • Reasons for selection of courses
  • Activities since last registered at the University, including all academic work. You should provide evidence that you will now be able to succeed in a post-secondary program.
  • If applicable, you should support your application with appropriate documentation (e.g. from a doctor, lawyer, therapist)


Applications (and letters) are due by February 1st of the year that you wish to reinstate.

If granted, reinstatements normally occur in September of the academic year.



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