Personal/Family Emergency – death in the family to include significant other, child, sibling, parent, grandparent(s) and/or request to care for a seriously ill child or other immediate family member:

Personal Hardship: homelessness, divorce, fire and/ or flooding of residence

Medical/Mental Health Emergency – situations due to medical and/or psychological circumstances. 

Military Orders – for students who are ordered to report to any circumstance surrounding military duty (active duty, training etc...).

Students who request a full withdrawal with extenuating circumstances specifically after the Withdrawal deadline has passed must be able to show why they did not use their withdrawal credits.

Reasons which do not meet criteria:

  • poor performance in course work
  • missed deadlines
  • change of major
  • dropping courses to avoid failing grades
  • deciding that school/work/life responsibilities are overwhelming
  • job responsibilities/opportunities
  • probationary standing
  • financial trouble ‚Äč
  • involved in legal situation as a defendant