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Extenuating Circumstances for Withdrawal from Classes
- Medical: Certification by an appropriate medical professional of a serious disruption in academic functioning for medical reasons. Such medical petitions are subject to review by a University physician. A letter of explanation and guidance for your service provider is available here.
- Psychological: Certification by the Counseling Center or by an independent licensed mental health professional of inability to continue for psychiatric/psychological reasons. The latter are subject to review by the University’s Counseling Center. A letter of explanation and guidance for your service provider is available here.
- Hardship: Verification that a documented unforeseeable hardship of any kind resulted in it being unreasonable for the student to continue. Examples include: documentation of a work transfer out of the Triangle area, copy of an insurance claim confirming the destruction of primary residency due to fire, obituary, etc.
- Military: Verification that the student has been called to active duty or training in the United States Armed Forces, including service in the National Guard or Reserve.