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  1. Students are expected to return from leave on or about the date indicated on their leave of absence request form, or in the case of a medical leave, subject to the Board’s approval of the student’s petition to return from medical leave. If a student does not intend to return from leave, he or she should notify the Registrar’s Office as soon as possible. Students wishing to extend a leave must request additional leave as specified in Section X(I).
  2. The general conditions for return from voluntary leave are good standing, visa clearance from the Harvard International Office, financial clearance from Student Financial Services, and receipt by the Registrar’s Office of written confirmation of return.
  3. Students are expected to return to full-time registered status after the approved period of leave. Please contact the Dean of Students Office for information about exceptions to this policy.
  4. Students who do not return from leave and do not apply for an extension of leave will be considered to have withdrawn from the Law School.