Requesting an Undergraduate Leave of Absence
Do you qualify for Back2UA? If you meet the qualifications for Back2UA, you do not need to request an Official Leave of Absence.
Back2UA: Undergraduate students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) may miss no more than two consecutive regular (Fall/Spring semesters without applying for readmission or requesting an Official Leave of Absence. To qualify, students must be in good academic standing (not on probation or disqualification) and must have degree-seeking status. Please visit http://admissions.arizona.edu/how-to-apply/returning-students/back2ua for more information.
Are you an International Student or do you have non-degree seeking status?
You must meet the following criteria in order to qualify for an Official Leave of Absence.
- Cumulative GPA of at least 2.000.
- Bursar account must be paid in full.
- No pending disciplinary action.
- Be registered for the semester immediately preceding the term for which the leave is requested or have an approved Complete Withdrawal on file through the Office of the Registrar.
If you meet the criteria, you may complete the Official Leave of Absence form. An Official Leave of Absence may be granted for no more than two consecutive regular (Fall/Spring) semesters. Return the form to the office of Registration and Transcripts along with the required signatures.