Notice on Special Leave of Absence for Fall 2020 Semester due to COVID-19

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  • Registration Date : 2020-08-21

 

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the campuses and protect the students' health and right to study, 

 

UST has decided to operate the special leave of absence for COVID-19 for Fall 2020 Semester as follows.

 

 

1. Eligibility for COVID-19 Leave of Absence

- COVID-19 suspected (quarantined)patient or confirmed case*

   *If diagnosed to be treated for 30 days or more, you can apply for leave of absence for disease instead.

- Students who are unsure of the arrival date to Korea and thus unsure of the residence as of 1st of Sep., due to the delay of visa issuance or a lack of international flights

- Students who entered Korea after 1st of Sep., but surpassing 1/4 of attendance period due to the late arrival and quarantine.

   *Students in a completion(course completion) status are not affected by attendance rate but they can still apply for it.

   *If students are in their coursework, the quarantine dates can be excused

- Students who are banned to travel to Korea due to COVID-19 by their own organization

- Students(of fall 2020 admission, or of reinstatement for fall 2020) who are in worry of getting infected by COVID-19 thus decided not to enter Korea for this semester.

 

2. Operation of COVID-19 Leave of absence 

O Application period

- Students not in Korea: 1st of Sep ~ 28th of Sep(1/4 of attendance period)

- COVID-19 Suspected(Quarantined) patient or confirmed case, residing in Korea:  1st of Sep ~ 28th of Jan, 2021

O Application Process

Apply(Students)

Approval from Advisor and Chief Major Professor

Approval from UST Headquarter

UST portal(edu.ust.ac.kr)

→Leave of absence→Special leave of absence

(Documentary proof needed)

UST Portal→Leave of absence→Approval

Official Letter to Campuses/

E-mail to Students

 

O Leave of absence type: Special Temporary Absence, Unit:1 semester for each application. Up to 2 Semesters

O Tuition fee refund: full-refund if applied by Aug.30th, partial or no-refund if applied from Oct.1st(stipulated to the regulation)

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