- Students desiring a leave-of-absence to serve as a rabbinical intern, to pursue studies at other colleges, or for other reasons,
must apply in writing to the Dean. Such leaves may be granted for a specific term and it is the responsibility of the student to
observe the terms and remain within the limits set. Failure to do so may result in automatic dismissal.
- Students pursuing studies at other institutions during a leave of absence may, upon prior approval of the Dean, receive credit
for up to ten (10) courses including up to three (3) reading courses and up to seven (7) equivalence courses. The Dean's approval for
these courses must be given prior to the student's departure for the leave of absence. Approval for courses taken during a leave of
absence will not be given retroactively. (See Section II)
- After a leave-of-absence, students must petition in writing to return to full-time resident student status. The Dean will notify
a student before the leave-of-absence if there are specific conditions to be met before the student may return to full-time
- A student who has been dismissed or asked to withdraw is not eligible for a leave-of-absence for the following year.
- A student on a leave-of-absence may be required to begin repayment of financial aid. For specific information, please see the
Financial Aid Officer.