Apply for Short Leave


Students must seek the Schools’ approval for short leave of absence if they cannot attend classes on the following occasions:

​(a)​On days when there are laboratory sessions
​(b)On days when assessments (e.g. quizzes or tests) are conducted during classes
(c) On any occasion during the professional internship - students must submit leave application or medical certificate via the online leave system under the attachment/internship module in the StudentLink.
​(d)

On any other occasions that tutor(s) or lecturer(s) deem as compulsory for students' attendance. 


Application for leave on the following grounds will not be approved:

Returning to home country during festive periods e.g. Chinese New Year, Hari Raya, etc.
• Participating in activities (in and outside campus) organized by student bodies during the hours when students are required to attend class


For the applications to be considered, they must be submitted with supporting documents to the respective Schools or the Career & Attachment Office (for students on professional internship) at least 7 working days in advance.

Students should not go on leave until formal approval has been given.


Medical Leave

Students who are granted medical leave on occasions (a) – (d) must submit the medical certificate to the School not later than 7 working days after the medical leave. Otherwise, they will be deemed as absent and will be given zero mark for any test or quiz or assessment component that they missed.

For absence from an examination due to illness, please click here for the submission procedures.

Note: The University only recognizes medical certificates issued in Singapore by Medical Practitioners registered with the Singapore Medical Council or Dental Officers registered with the Singapore Dental Council.

 
Compassionate Leave

Students will be granted leave in the event of the demise of an immediate family member (defined to include parents, parents-in-law, spouse, children, siblings and grandparents).

Leave of absence on compassionate ground will be granted within 7 days of the death, and inclusive of Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday, and on the day of the funeral.

Application Process

Students are to download and complete the short leave form, and submit this with the supporting document(s) to their home School within the stipulated timeframe.
 
If they had missed an assessment (e.g. quizzes or tests), they should additionally send a scanned copy of the supporting document(s) via email on the same day as the session missed. The course instructor may contact them to arrange for another session, if required.

Students must contact their School if they do not receive the outcome of their leave application via their NTU email address, after 5 working days.

School Contact Persons

School/ DepartmentVenue to Submit Short Leave Application FormSchool Coordinator/ Contact
​Asian School of the Environment​ASE Academic Office
N2-01c-60
M​s Nur Fadhila Binte Abdul Latiff /
Ms Christina Tee Siew Khiaw /
Ms Tan Liu Hu (Janice Tan)
Email: ase_undergrad@ntu.edu.sg
Tel: 6908 3366/3383
​College of Engineering​Reception at Dean’s Office
Blk N1.3, B1-01
(For Common Engineering
students only)
​Ms Chai Hsien Chee, Noriki
Tel: 6790 5915
Email: AD-Acad-CoE@ntu.edu.sg
​Physical Education & Sports Science (for SSM programme)​PESS General Office
National Institute of Education (NIE)
Physical Education – Block 5
Unit no: NIE5-03-09
​Ms. Julisa Binti Sulaiman
Tel: 6790 3719
Email: ssm@ntu.edu.sg
​Nanyang Business School​Undergraduate Programmes Office
S3-B3a-03
​Tel: 6790 4667
Email: UPO-enquiries@ntu.edu.sg
​Renaissance Engineering Programme Office​REP Office
Academic Building North (ABN)
ABN-B2b-11
​Ms Yang Huixin
Tel: 6592 3183
Email: rep@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Art, Design and Media​ADM General Office
ART-1-1
​Ms Vivian Yong/ Ms Candy Ong
Tel: 6790 4828/5680
Email: ADM_Undergrad@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Biological Sciences​SBS Undergraduate Office
SBS-01n-21
​Ms Dora Ung/ Ms Chloe Chay
Tel: 6513 8574/ 6316 2988
Email: sbs-undergrad@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering​SCBE General Office
N1.2 B3 Lobby
​Ms Sunarti Bte Ismail/Ms Melissa Lim
Tel: 6908 1973/2306
Email: sunarti.ismail@ntu.edu.sg/melissa.lim@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Civil & Environmental Engineering​CEE Undergraduate Office
N1-01a-29
​Ms Christina Wong
Tel: 6790 6807
Email: SFWONG@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Computer Science and Engineering​SCSE Undergraduate Office
N4-02a-32
​Ms Miya Baji
Tel: 6790 6794
Email: SCSE-Enquiries@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering​EEE Academic Programme Office
S2-B2a-34
​Ms Elsa Tan
Tel: 6513 2749
Email: eeeundgrad@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Humanities​SOH Undergraduate Office
HSS Building, Level 1
​Ms Paris Koh
Tel: 6513 2383
Email: soh_ug@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Materials Science & Engineering​Submission of Short Leave of Absence will be done via MSE Short Leave of Absence e-Form​Mr Alvin Tan Jian Kun
Tel: 6513 8118
Email: mseacad@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Mechanical & Aerospace EngineeringMAE Undergraduate Office
Level 2,  N3-02a-14
​Tel: 6790 5492
Email: askmae@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences​SPMS General Office
SPMS-04-01
​Ms Roshini Arasu
Tel: 6513 8458
Email: spmsundgrad@ntu.edu.sg
​School of Social Sciences​SSS Undergraduate Office
HSS #01-02
​Ms Shida Baji
Tel: 6790 6073
Email: sss_ug@ntu.edu.sg
​Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information​Wee Kim Wee Student Services Centre
CS04-03
​Email: ask_wkwsci@ntu.edu.sg
Tel: 6790 5962

 

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