University of Washington Policy Directory

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*Formerly part of the University Handbook
Student Governance and Policies

Scholastic Regulations

Chapter 117


1.  Leaves of Absence

Students are responsible for maintaining regular participation in classes or making alternative arrangements satisfactory to their instructors.

S-B 100, April 1967; S-B 180, February 27, 2014: both with Presidential approval.

2.  Special Situations

A leave of absence from the University which involves excuse from classes may be granted by the dean of the college or school in which the student is enrolled, or in a manner to be determined by the dean.

S-B 100, April 1967 with Presidential approval; AI, June 1972.