Skyrim:Rejoining the College

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Make amends for breaking the College of Winterhold rules.
Quest Giver: Automatic after committing a serious crime against a College member
Location(s): College of Winterhold
Reward: Reentry into the College
ID: MGRejoinQuest
 
"Ah, yes. There was an incident, wasn't there?"

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Find Tolfdir.
  2. Pay the fine.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

This quest will automatically begin after killing another College member. The quest description will inform you that you have been suspended from the College. It is a very short quest, requiring you to only find Tolfdir in the College and speak to him. Tolfdir lectures you about behaviors that the College finds inappropriate, and states that he will have your suspension lifted if you pay a fine. Paying the fine results in immediate reinstatement into the College's ranks and completion of the quest.

Notes[edit]

  • This quest may begin even if you have completed the College of Winterhold questline and became Arch-Mage.
  • Murder is the only crime that will trigger this quest; lesser crimes, such as pickpocketing and theft, will not.
  • The fine for the first incident is 250 gold. If you commit another crime and receive the quest again, the fine climbs to 500 gold. It increases to 750 gold for the third incident, and 1,000 gold for each incident thereafter.
  • Tolfdir increases the amount of the fine according to the number of past incidents, not their severity. Therefore, as long as it's your first such incident, you can murder a non-essential member of the College and only have to pay 250 gold, one quarter of the bounty that would be charged in any hold for murder.
  • Tolfdir may instead be found in Saarthal if you are between starting Under Saarthal and finishing Hitting the Books.

Bugs[edit]

Quest Stages[edit]

Rejoining the College (MGRejoinQuest)
Stage Finishes Quest Journal Entry
5 I've been suspended from the College for my actions. I should speak with Tolfdir about having it lifted.
Objective 5: Speak with Tolfdir
10 I've been suspended from the College for my actions, and will need to pay Tolfdir 250 gold in order to have it lifted.
Objective 10: Give Tolfdir 250 gold to lift your suspension
20 I've been suspended from the College for my actions, and will need to pay Tolfdir 500 gold in order to have it lifted.
Objective 20: Pay Tolfidr 500 gold to lift your suspension
30 I've been suspended from the College for my actions, and will need to pay Tolfdir 1000 gold in order to have it lifted.
Objective 30: Pay Tolfidr 1000 gold to lift your suspension
200 ☑Finishes quest I have paid Tolfdir and my suspension from the College has been lifted.
  • The following empty quest stages were omitted from the table: 0.
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