Withdrawal & Return to School
In some instances, it may be necessary for a student to take a leave of absence or withdraw from school. The Office of Student Services can assist students in coordinating their leave or withdrawal.
Students considering withdrawal from the law school should contact Stephen Sowle, Assistant Dean for Academic Administration & Student Affairs, to discuss the procedure and options for withdrawal.
The regulations regarding withdrawal and re-entry are outlined below. Sections 4.1 to 4.4 of the Student Handbook govern the withdrawal and reentry process.
- Withdrawal or Transfer from the Law School
- Reentry Before Completion of One Semester
- Reentry After Completion of One Semester, But Before One Year
- Reentry After Completion of At Least One Year
Official Student Withdrawal Process
Students wishing to request a leave of absence from their course of study or complete an official withdrawal from the university should initiate the process online. To begin the process, log in to the MyIIT portal and under the ‘Academics’ tab, look for the ‘Graduate Academic Affairs’ channel. IIT Chicago-Kent students should follow the ‘Law Student Leave of Absence and Withdrawal' link. Questions regarding the leave of absence or withdrawal process should be directed to email@example.com.