The purpose of this guidance is to provide information to academic units on how to effectively manage situations in which there is concern about whether a student with a mental health impairment is fit for continued enrollment or fit to return to enrollment after an absence. View the Guide
The following list summarizes the limited circumstances when it is appropriate to request that a student submit to a medical evaluation, to request medical documentation from a student, or to request that a student comply with specific treatment plans.
After the student has been approved for re-enrollment, the academic unit may establish conditions for continued enrollment.
Conditions for continued enrollment should be consistent with the performance statements that are applicable to all similarly-situated students. Recommendations for specific course enrollment should be advisory
Provide the student with information instructing him/her to make an appointment with the academic advisor before the re-enrollment submission deadline to discuss the factors that led to his/her absence, talk about the student’s activities during the absence, discuss future academic plans, and give guidance regarding the request for re-enrollment.
Guidelines for faculty or staff members meeting with students prior to their departure from the University.
This policy addresses the process to withdrawal for emergency mental health reasons in addition to procedures on readmission to the University of Michigan.