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Medical Withdrawal Policy 2014-2015 Catalog Year


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Medical withdrawal is a formal process of leaving the university during a term due to medical reasons after the University withdrawal without academic penalty deadline (as published in the Academic Calendar). Students who medically withdraw from the university will receive a grade of W in each course and may request an adjustment of his/her tuition and fees through a fee adjustment request.

Applications for medical withdrawal must meet one of the following conditions:

• Physical illness/injury
• Mental health condition
• Death (or serious injury) of an immediate family member

A medical withdrawal can be initiated by submitting a completed Application for Medical Withdrawal with a personal statement and supportive documentation to the Student Affairs Case Manager located in Cohen Center Room 104. Application packets can be obtained in Cohen Center Room 104 or requested by phone by calling 239-590-1866. Appeals for medical withdrawal must be submitted within one term after the term for which the medical withdrawal is being requested. (I.e. Fall courses must be petitioned no later than the last day of the following spring semester).