1. Students may submit to the Chancellor a request for temporary absence and reserve their study results in the following cases:
a) Being called to active military duty.
b) Being sick or having an accident, as a result, students need long-term care as indicated in a medical certificate.
c) For personal reasons. In this case, students must complete at least one semester, achieve the cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above and must not be subject to mandatory expulsion at Article 16 in this regulation. The time of temporary absence for personal reasons is counted in the total duration of the program according to this regulation – Article 6, Section 3.
2. Returning students must submit a request of returning to the Chancellor at least one week before the start of the new semester.