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Subject[Academics] Guidelines on Leave of Absence & Returning & Readmission for 2022 Spring

▩ General Leave of Absence

1. Application Period Feb 3, 10 am - Mar 10, 5 pm

During this period, students may apply for a leave of absence without paying the tuition. After this period, however, students can apply for a leave of absence only after they pay the whole tuition and the tuition will be refunded according to the University’s refund policies.

2. Apply at the Yonsei Portal System(http://portal.yonsei.ac.kr) → Academic Information system → Academic Management System(Degree Programs) → Log-in → Leave/Return

3. Please note that

a. Leave of absence in the first semester is not granted for reasons other than military service, pregnancy or other illnesses.

b. Leave of absence is granted only for one semester per application (two semesters for maternity leave). Students who wish to prolong their leave of absence must submit a new application form.

c. Total leave of absence period cannot exceed one year during enrollment in the Master’s degree program, two years during enrollment in the Ph.D. program. Permission for leave of absence will be given on a semester basis.

d. New entering students and readmitted students cannot take their first semester off.

e. Students who do not apply for returning within the given period even after their leave of absence period has expired, they will be removed from the school register.

f. Students must be enrolled in their final (graduating) semester.

g. Even during the leave of absence, students must update their information - especially, e-mail, phone number and address, at the Portal system if any changes are made to get the important notices from the school.


▩ Readmission

1. Application Period Feb 3, 10 am - Feb 15, 5 pm

Complete the [Readmission Application], have the form signed by the program chair and submit it to GSIS office.

2Students who would like to apply for readmission should contact the GSIS office at gsisoffice@yonsei.ac.kr directly.


▩ Returning

1. Application Period

Returning Application

Course Enrollment

Tuition Payment

Feb. 3 - Feb. 18, 10:00-17:00

1) Feb. 14-18, 10:00-17:00  2) Mar. 2-8, 10:00-17:00

Feb. 18 - 24, 9:30 - 17:00

2. Apply at the Yonsei Portal System(http://portal.yonsei.ac.kr) → Academic Information system → Academic Management System (Degree Programs) → Leave/Return

If you have any questions on Military Leave of Absence or Returning after the Military Leave of Absence, please directly contact the GSIS office at gsisoffice@yonsei.ac.kr.

* Certificate of deposit

According to the policy of the Immigration Office under the Ministry of Justice, the international students who plan for Return to School or Readmission should submit the latest and original financial document and have it reexamined every time.

Thus, those who need the certificate of admission for D-2 visa application with the plan of Return to School or Readmission in 2022-1 semester should send the original certificate of deposit (more than USD 23,000 / within 30 days) to the address below by January 28th (Fri).

Receiver: Ms. A Ran Kim, Registrar
Address: Graduate School of International Studies
               Room 510, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul (ZIP: 03722)
Tel: 82-2-2123-3292

Please note that the certificate of admission will not be issued when the original copy does not arrive within the period even when Return to School or Readmission is granted.

Telephone: 82-2-2123-3291~3 Fax: 82-2-2123-8653 Email: gsis@yonsei.ac.kr
New Millennium Hall #510, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-Ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea
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