Leave of Absence

Students may, under exceptional circumstances, be granted a Leave of Absence (LOA) from medical school. Any such LOA granted shall be solely within the discretion of the College of Medicine based upon the merits of the request, evaluated on a case-by-case basis. The student who is considering a request for LOA should discuss this request with one of the Deans in the Office of Student Affairs.

The following guidelines apply to all requests for LOA:


Approved by the Curriculum Committee: April 28, 2020