Leave of Absence Request Procedure
A student may take a leave of absence if they plan
to be out of school for an extended period of time.
A leave must be requested, in writing (form provided),
at least three (3) business days prior to desired
start date. Only one leave of absence may be granted
during the time span of a student’s contract
and cannot interrupt student’s
satisfactory progress. No leave of absence will
be granted for any period to exceed thirty
(30) consecutive days unless medically necessary. If more than
the allotted thirty days is needed, formal withdrawal
procedures must be followed.
of absence may extend the
students' contract period
and maximum time frame by
the same number of days in
the leave of absence. Students
returning from a leave of
absence, or other interruption
of training, must return
to school in the same SATISFACTORY
PROGRESS status they had
at the point of their leave.
Special Medical or Pregnancy Leave of Absence Procedure
Students requesting medical
or pregnancy leave must provide
a statement from a health
care provider verifying the
need for leave and its beginning
and expected ending dates.
Any changes in this information
should be promptly reported.
Upon returning from medical
or pregnancy leave, student
must submit a health care
of fitness to return to work
(including any limitations
on ability to perform daily
activities required as a
student.) This type of leave
may be granted for up to
six (6) months, per federal
regulations, for extenuating
circumstances, i.e., pregnancy
and/or recovery from surgery.
Under these circumstances more than one leave my be granted.