ART. 400. Leave of Absence shall be applied in writing. The application, indicating the reason for the leave and the period which must not exceed one academic year, shall be presented to the faculty member concerned for appropriate action and shall be subject to approval by the Dean [through the College Secretary].

The Dean [through the College Secretary] shall notify the University Registrar and the faculty member concerned of every student granted leave of absence.

ART. 401. After three-fourths of the total number of hours prescribed for the course has elapsed, a grade of “5.0” may be given students in courses where their class standing is below passing at the time the leave of absence is taken.

ART. 402. The registration privileges of students who withdraw from a college without formal leave of absence shall be curtailed or certainly withdrawn.