Withdrawing SEVIS Record

When applying for a withdrawal or leave of absence, remember the following:
  • Once a student has officially withdrawn he/she is not eligible for a grace-period and should leave the U.S. as quickly as possible.
  • Students taking a temporary leave of absence from Northwestern should withdraw.
  • The Notice of Withdrawal or Leave of Absence Form requires a signature from the students' academic advisor.

Students must complete the Notice of Withdrawal or Leave of Absence Form and submit it to the IO as soon as possible.

It is highly recommended that students see an IO advisor for guidance and clarification regarding the withdrawal process.