Last updated on September 23rd, 2021

Withdrawal from the University

UNIVERSITY WITHDRAWAL POLICY

If students wish to withdraw from the University, they should complete and submit the Withdrawal Form through the University Portal.

Once the form is electronically submitted, the student receives an immediate email to their personal email address confirming receipt of the request and the request is automatically sent to the Office of the University Registrar, which is the designated office for notification of a withdrawal.

Students are advised to seek counseling from the Dean of Students and their Faculty Advisors prior to withdrawal.

Withdrawal from School of Medicine:

o Students intending to withdraw from the School of Medicine must submit a Withdrawal Request

o Any student who has stopped participating in course activities and/or has not submitted a withdrawal request by 4PM AST on the day prior to the scheduled final examination will receive a grade of ‘0’ on the missing examinations(s) and the final course grade will be an F. The last date for each term (final examination) is published at the Office of the University Registrar webpage on the SGU Portal.

Withdrawal – School of Veterinary Medicine:

o Students intending to withdraw from the School of Veterinary Medicine must submit a Withdrawal Request

o Any student who has stopped participating in any mandatory course activities and/or has not submitted a withdrawal request by 4PM AST on the day prior to final examinations week will receive a grade of ‘0’ on the missing examinations(s) and the final course grade will be an F. The final examination period is published on the Office of the University Registrar on the SGU Portal.

Students are advised to seek counseling from the Dean of Students and their Faculty Advisors prior to withdrawal.

ADMINISTRATIVE WITHDRAWAL

If a student has not notified the Office of the University Registrar (OUR) that they have Withdrawn from the University or have failed to request a Leave of Absence for any of the below reasons:

  • fails to check-in/register for classes for the semester
  • stops attending classes
  • stops attending clinical rotations

they will be Administratively Withdrawn from the University.  Failure to keep in contact with the university will result in an Administrative Withdrawal,

  1. Administrative Withdrawal Appeal: Within six months of the date of the Administrative Withdrawal, a student may appeal in writing to the University Registrar for consideration to be reinstated to an active student status.
  2. Administrative Withdrawal Re-Matriculation: After the six month period has passed, a student must now reapply to the University and program using the Re-matriculation Application.   The Committee on Admission will render a decision in a timely fashion.