CAS LOA/WDL

Thinking about taking a leave or withdrawing from the university?

As you consider a significant change in your educational plan, it is very important that you explore all of the possible options available to you and make a well-informed choice. Whatever the outcome may be, we want to support you through the process of making this consequential decision.

This questionnaire is the first step toward making that informed choice. Please read the questions carefully and answer them as completely and accurately as possible. The more information we have at this stage, the better we are able to assist you through the process.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOU


Do you live on-campus (Residential Student)?
Are you an NCAA Student Athlete?
Have you applied or been approved to Study Abroad?
Have you requested a Leave of Absence (LOA) or a Withdrawal (WDL) in the past?

CONSIDERATION


Please read carefully,

A Leave of Absence (LOA) allows you to be away from the University for a semester or a year. While you are on official leave, your student status remains active. Unless certain conditions apply, you will only need to inform the University before your leave expires to resume your studies at the University. There is no need to go through the readmission process.

A Withdrawal (WDL) means that your student status will be de-activated. If you decide at a later date you would like to return to the University, you will need to apply for re-admission and there is no guarantee that you will be readmitted.

Which option sounds like the right option for you?
Does this sound like the right option for you?
What are the reasons that lead you to this consideration?
Who have you consulted in regards to the reason(s) you selected above?
Is this the first time that you are reaching out for guidance and support?

We understand that this is a major decision and are here to assist you. If you would like to include any comments below please do.  If not, simply submit this form and staff from Student Affairs will contact you shortly to make an appointment to provide further guidance. Please note a LOA or WDL is not complete until you have met with a Student Affairs representative and the paperwork has been processed.