ical Leave of Absence Procedure
Students requesting a Medical Leave of Absence are required to do so within six
months following the end of the semester in which the disability occurred. (Leave
requests for Spring Session I must be submitted before December 4, 2020.)
To be eligible for a Medical Leave of Absence, the student is required to submit a
letter from a treating physician. The letter must be written on the physician's or
hospital stationary and must contain the following information:
Doctor's diagnosis and treatment (what is the medical condition preventing
the student from continuing classes).
Date when treatment began.
Expected date of return to classes.
The physician's letter should be submitted as soon as possible.
A Medical Leave of Absence means that the student will receive grades of "W" for
ALL COURSES taken during the period covered by the requested leave.
Direct your questions to Luz Ruyol, Assistant Director, at LRuyol@lagcc.cuny.edu.