Leaves of Absence
Leaves of Absence (and other special petitions)
Students should read 2.5.7 Leaves of Absence in the Graduate Calendar for detailed information about taking a leave of absence.
The following flowchart may help to understand the timelines and constraints for different types of leaves:
The Petition form to request the leave can be found on the SGS Resources page (this is the same form that is used for other kinds of requests from SGS):
- SGS Resources - click on the “Student Forms & Guides” tab and look for the form “PETITIONS FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION TO THE COMMITTEE ON GRADUATE ADMISSIONS AND STUDY”