Leave of Absence

North Texas Nursing and Career Institute permit students to request a leave of absence (LOA) as long as the leave does not exceed a total of sixty (60) days during any 12 month period.

A Leave of absence may be granted by the Institute’s President for unanticipated or extenuating circumstances if a student is:

Required to report for Jury Duties

Required to be absent for compulsory Military Service

Has a legitimate Medical or family Emergency with documentation.

Birth or adoption of a child



When a student is withdrawn for consecutive absences within the term or module, the date of the student’s withdrawal shall be the student’s last date of attendance (LDA). The LDA is the date that shall be reported on the Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR). When a student is withdrawn for violating the applicable percentage absence rule, the Date of withdrawal shall be the Date of Withdrawal shall be the date of the violation of the consecutive Absence Rule or the Percentage Absence Rule.



The Date of Determination (DOD) shall be the date the school determined the student would not return to class. This is the date used to determine the timeliness of the refund and return to Title IV calculations. The DOD is the earliest of the following three (3) dates:

The date the student notifies the school (verbally or in writing) that he or she is not returning to class.

The date the student violates the published attendance policy;

No later than the fourteenth calendar day after the LDA; scheduled breaks are excluded when calculating the DOD.

For students who fail to return after an official Leave of Absence (LOA), the DOD shall be the date the student was scheduled to return to class.

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