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Involuntary Student Leave

In extraordinary circumstances, Cornell University may place a student on an involuntary leave of absence for reasons of community safety.

Policy details


Your local college or unit administrative office or the Office of the Vice President for Student and Campus Life.

Revision History:

10/17/2018: Small edit to #4, on page 8, in the section entitled "Placing a Student on Involuntary Leave of Absence."

Full Review Performed: Full review performed, per Responsible Executive.  No substantive changes.  Individual titles fixed, policy title changed.  Concept of "for reasons of community safety" removed, leaving only "disruption of the university learning environment."