Academic Regulations and Policies
Leave of Absence
Students may be granted a
continuous one-year leave of absence. Students who receive such a leave will
remain in the same catalog for curriculum requirements, provided they return to
Viterbo University according to the guidelines specified below.
- The Request for Leave of Absence form
must be submitted prior to the last date of attendance for the term.
- Students not completing a term must
submit any required withdrawal paperwork (Request for Withdrawal and Change of
Schedule form), along with the Request for Leave of Absence. A student
submitting the leave request will not be withdrawn or dropped from any courses
solely based on the leave request form.
- The leave of absence begins the day of
application and may remain in force for no more than two full, consecutive
- The student is not considered an
officially enrolled student when not registered for any courses.
- To initiate the reentry to Viterbo, the
student is responsible for submitting an application (Apply Online link on the
Viterbo home page) to indicate the term of return, as well as confirm/update
other demographic information.
- The student is responsible for notifying
the Office of the Registrar of changes in name, address, telephone number, or
email address while on leave of absence.
- The student is responsible for
completing a request to take a course at another institution form available in
the Office of the Registrar if he/she decides to complete coursework at another
institution during the leave of absence.
- If the leave of absence expires prior to
the student’s return to Viterbo University, the student will be assigned the
current catalog for the term of re-entry.