Leave of Absence at the Graduate Level

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Category Name: Student 
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible Cabinet Member: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: Senate resolution #28, 1983-1984
Last Revision Date:
Last Review Date:

Policy Statement

An explanation of leaves of absence at the graduate level, including how to apply for such a leave.




There are no definitions for this policy at this time.

Policy Procedures

Students whose progress toward degree completion is interrupted by circumstances beyond their control may apply for up to a year's leave of absence. Application for such a leave is made to the student's department. Leaves of absence approved by the department will not be charged against the time for degree completion, as stipulated by SUNY Brockport policy. If circumstances warrant, students may apply for extensions of such leaves, up to a maximum of three years in total leave time.

Links to Related Procedures and Information

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515

E-mail: gradadmit@brockport.edu

History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 1987  Three-year review
Adoption Date 1983-1984 Policy Adopted


Last Updated 10/14/22