|Category||Application Period||Required Document||Maximum Period
|How to Apply|
|General Leave of Absence||From the last day of academic semester until the 3/4 point of the next academic semester||-||M.S. : 2
Ph.D. : 4
Integrative : 6
|UST Integrative Info System →Academic Management →Leave of Absence Apply Here|
|Special Leave of Absence||Military Service||Anytime||Notice for Enrollment (Only for Korean male students)||Given period|
|Pregnancy·Delivery||Certificate of pregnancy·delivery or Certificate of Kinship||2 semesters (Only for female students)|
|Childcare||Certificate of Kinship||4 semesters|
|Start-up||Certificate of Incorporation||4 semesters|
|Disease||Written diagnosis requiring medical treatment longer than 30 days issued by a general hospital. When hospitalization in needed, written diagnosis issued by special hospitals can be accepted. Counsel with person in charge at UST.||2 semesters|
|Others||Official document that can prove that applicant can not pursue education longer than 30 days(natural disasters, delay in Visa issuance, etc.)||2 semesters|
Each type of special leave of absence is given additional period regardless applicant’s academic course.
General and Start-up leave of absence are not applicable in the 1st semester.
Credit(s) can be given when applicant made more than 3/4 of the semester.
When leave of absence occurs after applicant make tuition payment, refund can be made.
|The time when tuition refunds can be made||Amount of Refund|
|less than 30 days after the semester begins||Full refund|
|30 ~ 60 days after the semester begins||2/3 of the tuition|
|60 ~ 90 days after the semester begins||1/2 of the tuition|
|more than 90 days after the semester begins||No refund|
The date when cause for tuition refund happens(for example, when application for leave of absence was made)