Withdraw from a unit and leave of absence
Withdrawing from a course
In the first instance, please contact your Student Success Advisor if you wish to withdraw from a course. They will be able to work with you to plan a return to study date and provide a revised study progression plan.
Leave of absence
Who is eligible?
If you are currently enrolled in
How to apply
You must send an email from your RMIT student email account to email@example.com. Include the following information in your email:
- your reason for requesting a leave of absence
- necessary documents to support your request
- the name and code of the program from which you wish to take a leave of absence
- the teaching period during which you wish to take a leave of
View the RMIT Online important dates to review these dates.
Once your information has been received
During your leave of absence
The University may need to contact you with important information so we encourage you to continue to check your RMIT student email account.
Please make sure you keep your personal details updated.
Returning to study from leave of absence
When your leave of absence ends you must
Advice about the enrolment process will be sent to your student email account. You are responsible for actioning this enrolment and failure to do so may mean that you lose your place in the program.
If you have any further questions regarding applying for a leave of absence, please contact your Student Enrolment Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +61 1300 910 929.