Even while you are taking a leave of absence, you are an important part of the NYU community. The Office of Student Success is here to help you make the most of your leave and ease your transition back to NYU.

During Your Leave

After you’ve had a conversation with your advisor about your academic planning, talk to a Student Success Specialist about how to make the most of a leave. They will work with you to make a plan to thrive and stay connected with the NYU community while you are on leave.

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Ready to Return

Returning from a leave of absence looks different for every student. Schedule an appointment with a Specialist though NYU Connect and they will work with you to set up a plan for a successful return to your classes.

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Returning from a Leave of Absence

Ready to return from a leave of absence? A Student Success Specialist can walk you through the process step-by-step. Make an appointment in NYU Connect.

Check out the tips and guidance below for common situations concerning returning from a leave of absence.

Meet with a Student Success Specialist

A Student Success Specialist will work with you one-on-one to ensure that you have the suport your need while you're on leave and help make your return back to NYU as smooth as possible.