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Personal Leaves of Absence

Students in good standing may apply to the Office of the Registrar for a personal leave of absence. Applications must be submitted before the last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W (refer to the academic calendar).

Leaves are normally not granted for first-year students, and seniors are advised not to interrupt their studies. When granted, a leave is usually for a maximum of two semesters. Permission to take a personal leave of absence includes the right to return without additional notification.

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Leaves of Absence, Withdrawals, and Dismissals:

Academic Leaves
Medical Leaves
Personal Leaves
Notes for All Leaves
Withdrawal From the College
Academic Dismissal