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Leave of Absence Without Pay Request Process for Fellows

At Least One Month Advance of the Leave:

Scan and email a Scholar Fellow Leave of Absence Without Pay Request letter to Ms. Cindy Garnett, Academic Program Specialist.

Please use the Leave of Absence Without Pay Request Template to draft the letter.

Include the Following in the Email:

A written request (within the email or as an attachment) from the fellow including:

  • Start date of leave
  • End date of leave
  • Reason for leave (may be for personal reasons)

An attached scan of a signed letter using the template from your chair/director:

  • Full name of fellow
  • Fellow's supervisor
  • Start date of leave
  • End date of leave
  • Reason for leave
  • Indication of support

Upon Receiving Your Request

The OAA will seek Dean/Designee approval and UMB VPAA Office approval. You will be notified if there are any problems or of approval/denial as soon as possible.