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Emergency Withdrawals/Medical Singles

Emergency Withdrawals (W*)

Please note: Emergency Withdrawal applications are for true emergencies. If you are struggling with a class for any reason you may withdraw without this application at any point up to the withdrawal date-10 weeks into the semester.

Liberal Arts and Education majors: If you are interested in obtaining support from the College Counseling Center for an Emergency Withdrawal, please go to the Registrar website for more information about Emergency Withdrawals (W*s).  Applications can be obtained from the Student Success Center.

Crane majors: If you are interested in obtaining support from the College Counseling Center for an Emergency Withdrawal, please speak to David Hauser, Associate Dean of Music in Bishop Hall C222 to determine your options and obtain an application.

The following conditions must be met for Counseling Center staff to best support you through this process:

  • Student must be a current and ongoing client at the Counseling Center through the semester they are applying. Without current and historical knowledge of a student, the counselor is unable to accurately fill out the application and it is likely to be denied.
  • Counselor must agree that an emergency has occurred that has prevented the student from being academically successful.If you and your counselor disagree about this condition, they will help you determine other therapeutic/medical professionals who may be in a better position to support you.
  • The deadline to submit Emergency Withdrawal applications is the last day of classes each semester. The Counseling Center is unable to submit applications retroactively.

Medical Singles

If you are interested in obtaining support from the College Counseling Center for a Medical Single, first please see the Medical Single Application to understand what information is required

The following conditions must be met for Counseling Center staff to best support you through this process:

  • Student must be a current and ongoing client at the Counseling Center through the semester they are applying. Without current and historical knowledge of a student, the counselor is unable to accurately fill out the application and it is likely to be denied.
  • Counselor must agree that severity of symptoms and work during therapy warrants application for accommodation. If you and your counselor disagree about this condition, they will help you determine other therapeutic/medical professionals who may be in a better position to support you.
  • Residence Life accepts applications ongoing through each semester.