Military Student Services

Missing Class Due to Training or Deployment

If you are being mobilized for training or deployment by the US Military and will miss classes, you have several options available to you depending on the situation.  Please contact Military Student Services to discuss possible courses of action.


IPFW Activation / Mobilization Checklist

Mobilization and Deployment Checklist for Military Students 


Military Withdrawal

IPFW Policy on Military Withdraws



Source: Senate Document SD 85-18
Last Amended, April 12, 2010

(Note: Changes marked by strikeout and bold text will be effective Fall 2011)

3.9.1    Withdrawal for military service. Any student called to active military duty may present a copy of their military service orders and (a) withdraw from all courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees at any time during the semester through the end of final examinations or (b) with the permission of each instructor, receive an Incomplete or final grade in the courses taken.  Such requests and documentation may be presented by the student or other responsible party who has the student’s permission to make the request.  Refunds of fees will not be made if the student receives a grade and credit for the course, and all refunds will be adjusted as required by financial aid regulations.  If a withdrawal is processed after the fourth week of classes, the grade of W will be assigned.

Consult IPFW Academic Regulations and Procedures