College of Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Leave of Absence

Students enrolled in a graduate degree program (or graduate certificate program), who do not expect to make progress towards degree requirements for a period of time due to personal, medical, call to active military duty, or other compelling reasons may request a leave of absence from a degree program.  Students on an approved leave may not make significant use of university resources and services and do not have the rights and privileges of registered students. Students called to active duty while enrolled in graduate school will follow regulations for military leave of absence per Ohio Revised Code 3345.53.

It is the responsibility of the student to resolve all issues pertaining to registration, financial support, federal financial aid, and outstanding balances owed to the university. Students should also consider the potential implications of a leave on such matters as immigration status, health insurance, and loan repayment. Leaves approved in accordance with this policy, do not constitute a leave of absence for federal financial purposes.

For the complete Graduate Student Leave of Absence Policy (3364-77-04), please visit the University Policy Website

For questions regarding the Graduate Student Leave of Absence process, please email to or call 419.530.4723.

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Last Updated: 10/12/22