Leave of Absence

Students who wish to temporarily leave UB but plan to return to their studies often take a Leave of Absence. Learn about the process, impact on your immigration status, and what you need to do to return to UB.

  • Requesting a Leave of Absence
    If you intend to take a break in studies applying for a Leave of Absence will make it easier for you to return to UB.  Learn how to file a request and how it impacts your immigration record.
  • Returning from a Leave of Absence
    The process for returning to UB after your leave will differ depending on how long you were outside the U.S.