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Leave of Absence

Students sometimes find it necessary or desirable to interrupt their enrollment at Pace University due to their own serious medical condition. A leave of absence pursuant to this Medical Leave of Absence Policy may commence during a semester or prior to the beginning of a semester and ordinarily is limited to two consecutive semesters, excluding summer semesters. A student, who is unable to complete the semester and applies for a leave of absence, must also withdraw from the courses in which he or she currently is enrolled and will receive a “W” for each course from which the student withdrew. Although the “W” grades will appear on the student’s transcript, they will not affect the student’s cumulative quality grade point average. In addition, the student will be subject to the Tuition Cancellation Policy and certain financial aid rules and procedures. (Further information about the impact of a medical leave of absence on a student’s financial aid may be found below under Financial Aid.)

Students need to complete the Medical Leave of Absence Application and contact the Office of Student Accounts for processing the application.

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