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WHAT IS TIME AWAY?
There are different types of time away from Duke for various needs. While it can take many forms, it is important to note that all time away will fall under specific leave categories. Click here for an outline of all official University leave categories and relevant deadlines.
If you are contemplating taking time away and would like to discuss how time away may impact your academic plan, you should make an appointment to meet with your Academic Dean as soon as possible. The Time Away Office manages the time away process and policies. To receive information about taking time away, complete the Time Away Inquiry Form.
RETURNING FROM TIME AWAY
For information about how to return from taking time away, click here.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
You can find FAQ’s about taking time away, and how to return, here.
Last updated: April 10, 2022