Leave of Absence at the Graduate Level Policy

  • Academic
  • Student - Graduate
Responsible Unit Brockport University Senate
Responsible Cabinet Member President
Adoption Date 1983-1984 (Senate Resolution 1983-1984 #28)
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.


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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: Rakov 101

Phone: 585-395-2525

History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 1989 Five-year review
Adoption Date 1983-1984 Policy Adopted (Senate Resolution 1983-1984 #28)


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