Carnegie Mellon University

Student Return Policy

This policy is available on-line:

The following is a summary of the policy.

Policy Statement

Students on leave wishing to return to Carnegie Mellon to resume their degree studies may do so under several conditions. In order to be considered for return from leave, a student must first obtain a Return from Leave of Absence (can be found at This form requires information from the student regarding the intended semester of return, current address information and information about their leave. This form must be submitted to their home department at least one month prior to the beginning of the semester.

For more details about this policy and student return procedures, please refer to the website cited above. Questions concerning this policy or its intent should be directed to The HUB, 412-268-8186 or