There are many reasons why a student might want or need to take time away from MIT. These may include personal or medical issues interfering with their academics; opportunities for professional experience, such as an internship; family or community commitments; or the desire to just take a break. For more information on student leave policies, visit https://studentlife.mit.edu/s3/leaves.
A. Undergraduate Medical Leave Policy
For information on the undergraduate medical leave policy, visit https://studentlife.mit.edu/s3/requesting-leave/requesting-medical-leave/medical-leave-and-return-policy.
B. Graduate Medical Leave Policy
For information on the graduate medical leave policy, visit https://odge.mit.edu/gpp/registration/changes/medical-leave-policy/.