After admission, students must be enrolled each semester (excluding summer session) for at least 1 credit hour of course work, thesis, dissertation, or research credit. Students who are not enrolled, nor on approved leaves of absence, will be regarded as withdrawn from their degree programs. They will be required to apply for readmission in accordance with established regulations if they wish to resume their studies.
Leave of Absence
A leave of absence for a period of time no longer than one calendar year may be granted to currently enrolled students in good standing (minimum GPA of 3.0) after (1) completion of at least one semester of course work relevant to the degree as a classified graduate student and (2) upon recommendation of the chair of the graduate program and approval by Graduate Division. The date of return from a leave must be set at the time the leave is requested. Forms are available in the self-service rack outside Spalding 352 and on the Web.
Students not returning from leave on time will be required to petition for readmission to the UH in accordance with the established regulations. Students who are readmitted will be subject to the degree requirements in effect at the time of readmission.
Students on approved leave do not pay tuition or fees. No leave should be requested if the student will be using UH facilities or faculty or staff services. Time on approved leave is not counted against the seven-year limit for completion of degree programs.
Students on probation are not granted an approved leave of absence.
Please note: This Catalog was prepared to provide information and does not constitute a contract. The University reserves the right to change or delete, supplement or otherwise amend at any time and without prior notice the information, requirements and policies contained in this Catalog.
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