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POLICY: Any student who has not been suspended can request a one or two semester academic leave from UW-Eau Claire. If approved, the student is guaranteed enrollment for the following semester without submitting a readmission application. Registration information will be mailed to students on Academic Leave so that they can participate in Priority Registration.


  • The student may not attend another university while on leave, unless they are studying abroad or on Collaborative Nursing Program or Non Candidate for degree leave.
  • If the student is suspended for academic reasons, the leave is automatically canceled.
  • The student must request the leave prior to the first day of the semester for which they are requesting leave.