Nanyang Technological University

Leave of Absence

The following applies to freshmen only after they have completed their matriculation.

Short Leave of Absence

You must apply for short leave of absence or medical leave with your School if you cannot attend classes on the following occasions:

  • On days when there are laboratory sessions.
  • On days when quizzes or tests are conducted during classes.
  • On any occasion during the attachment/internship, students must submit leave application or medical certificate via the online leave system under the attachment/internship module in the StudentLink.
  • On any other occasions that tutor(s) or lecturer(s) deemed as compulsory for students' attendance.


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Semester Leave of Absence (LOA)

Freshmen are not allowed to take LOA in their first semester of studies, except arising from extenuating circumstances (ie. medical reasons). For such cases, please submit your LOA application to the School for review.

Students who apply for LOA after the second teaching week of the semester are required to pay the fees for the entire semester.

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Withdrawal from University

Matriculated students who wish to withdraw from the University will need to submit the prescribed withdrawal form, together with their matriculation card and clicker device, to their Schools stating the reasons for the decision. Students holding Student Pass must surrender their passes at the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority of Singapore (ICA) for cancellation within 7 days of cessation of studies.

Matriculated students who submit their withdrawal form after Teaching Week  2 of the semester will be liable to pay the tuition and miscellaneous fees for the entire semester.

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Students who have not matriculated and do not wish to enrol in NTU may notify the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid in writing at adm_local@ntu.edu.sg (Local Qualifications) or adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg (International Qualifications).

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