UPDATE: President Trump Signs New Travel Executive Order
 On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order effective March 16, 2017, impacting certain
individuals seeking entry to the U.S. who are from Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The Executive Order does not apply to individuals who are within the United States on the effective date of the Order
or to those individuals who hold a valid visa. However, international students and scholars from the six affected countries
or traveling to these countries are strongly encouraged to seek guidance from an OIE advisor prior to international travel. Information and Resources


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Forms » Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence can be a time-sensitive and complex process. Please consult with an OIE advisor during advising hours before submitting this form to the OIE.

Use the top section of this form to request an "Authorized Early Withdrawal" termination of your SEVIS record after you have had an academic Leave of Absence Approved.

At least 60 days before you plan to return to the U.S., use the bottom section of this form to request a re-activation of your SEVIS record and/or a new I-20 from the OIE.  

Please Note: SEVIS re-activation will only be requested if your date of departure from the U.S. is prior to the semester’s census date. For more information on SEVIS re-activation, please consult with an OIE advisor during advising hours.

Request workflow:

To request an "Authorized Early Withdrawal" termination of your SEVIS record based on an approved Leave of Absence outside the U.S., submit this form along with the documentation listed on the top portion of the form.

Before returning to the U.S., submit this form along with the documentation listed on the bottom portion of the form.

Normal processing time may vary based on the student's departure and return date from the U.S. Leave of Absence is a time sensitive process, so regular communication with an OIE advisor on this issue is highly recommended.

Cost:

  Free

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