Request for Leave of Absence
Academic Leave of Absence
A student who is in good academic standing with the University may request a one semester leave of absence (LOA) for specific vocational, military, educational, or personal circumstances.
Request should be made after week 10 of the prior semester but before the beginning of the semester for which the leave is being requested.The online request along with supporting documentation, must be submitted to the Office of Registration and Records, thru the link below.
*Students must log into their student portal before accessing the link above.
Key Factors to Remember for all LOA Request:
A student who is in good standing with the University may request a one semester Leave of Absence (LOA) for specific vocational, military, educational, or personal circumstances.
Students wishing to request a Leave of Absence should be aware of the following:
- Students requesting a Leave of Absence are responsible for first checking with the King University Financial Aid Office in order to be aware of any possible impact of a Leave of Absence on financial aid eligibility, loan repayment, etc.
- A Leave of Absence request must be completed, submitted, and approved prior to the first day of the semester for which the leave is being requested.
- To be considered for a Leave of Absence, the student must be enrolled at the institution at the end of the semester prior to the requested semester of leave and must be in good standing with the university.
- A Leave of Absence may only be granted for one full semester, and may not exceed 180 days in any 12-month period.
- At the conclusion of the one-semester LOA, the student may return to the university without needing to be readmitted.
A Leave of Absence may only be granted for one full semester, and may not exceed 180 days in any 12-month period.
RETURN TO KING:
A student who returns to King University from a Leave of Absence will not be required to apply for readmission. However, it is the student’s responsibility to work with their advisor and/or Student Success Specialist to develop a plan of study upon their return to the institution. This plan will help to ensure the progress toward the timely completion of the student’s degree program.
FAILURE TO RETURN:
If a student fails to return to King University by the stated Leave of Absence return date, then the student is considered separated from the University and will have to apply for readmission.