Returning to Stanford
Return from Leave of Absence Dates
Based on the term you plan to return from your Leave of Absence, your student status will be reactivated on the following date:
|Spring Quarter 23-24
|Summer Quarter 23-24
|Autumn Quarter 24-25
|Winter Quarter 24-25
Early Return from a Leave of Absence
If you wish to return from your Leave of Absence sooner than originally requested, please submit the Early Return from Leave of Absence eForm, located in the Student eForms portal in Axess. You can begin submitting the eForm 3 weeks prior to open enrollment for the quarter you wish to return. Please check the Academic Calendar from open enrollment dates.
Returning After Being on a Discontinued Status for Undergraduates
Coterminal Students: Please note you must submit both the Request to Return and Register and Reinstatement forms to return to both programs.
Reinstatement for Graduate Students
Graduate students need to submit an Application for Reinstatement in Graduate Study (pdf). Approval is contingent upon departmental sign-off. Both an application fee and reinstatement fee apply.
For additional information about reinstatement please review the following GAP pages: