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Potsdam Prepared: COVID-19 Updates

Withdrawal/Leave of Absence

To request a Withdrawal or Leave of Absence during the first 10 weeks of the semester, before the last day to withdraw.

  • Complete the Withdrawal/Leave of Absence Form
  • Return to the Student Success Center:
    • By email: ssc@potsdam.edu
    • In person: 128 Sisson Hall * By fax: (315) 267-3268
    • By mail: Student Success Center, 128 Sisson Hall, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 13676

If you would like to request a Withdrawal or Leave of Absence after the first 10 weeks of the semester, please contact the Student Success Center, 128 Sisson Hall. For any Withdrawal/Leave of Absence requests made after the 10th week of the semester:

  • All requests will be held until grades are finalized and standings are available at the close of the semester.
  • Students will receive grades in their classes.
  • Any Withdrawal and/or Leave of Absence forms will not be processed for any students who are eligible to be dismissed. Please contact the SSC Office at (315) 267-2580 if you have any questions.