MIT: Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyStudent Support Services

What You Need to Know About Withdrawing

As you consider taking time away from MIT, please review the following sections to help you gain an understanding of the withdrawal process. All withdrawals must be processed by an S3 dean. Simply not registering, or dropping all subjects during a semester, are not the proper ways to withdrawal. The deans in S3 will help you make a plan to get the most out of your time away from MIT. Please contact S3 to set up an appointment to discuss your leave.

If you would like to speak with another student who has been through the withdrawal process, let your S3 dean know. He or she will make every effort to connect you with another student who can share their experience.