Checklist: Return from Leave of Absence or Drop

Contact Information

Please make sure to update your contact information through Penn InTouch


Dates and publications can be found on the Registrar’s website. Course requirements and other advising support can be found on the College website. If you discover that you are on hold, contact the College Office.

REMEMBER: Penn InTouch will not let you register until you have been approved to return by the College Office.


  • Student Registration and Financial Services
    Be sure to review the Student Financial Services Return to Penn checklist to understand your obligations when returning to Penn.
  • Housing and Conference Services 
  • Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs
    If you plan to live in a fraternity or sorority house, you will need to contact the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs to manage your occupancy agreement.
  • Dining Services 
  • International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
    If you are an international student, please contact ISSS concerning your visa status. Be sure to update your student visa prior to returning to Penn.
  • Student Health
    Contact the Insurance Administrator at Student Health Service if you have questions regarding your coverage, policies and procedures as a student returning from leave. Please notify your private insurance carrier of your re-enrollment.
  • PennCard Office
    Your PennCard will be reactivated as soon as you register, provided your card has not expired.  If your card has expired, go directly to the PennCard Center. Questions may be addressed to: search this site for answers to any additional questions.
  • Office of Student Conduct
    Clear any pending student conduct issues if applicable. Failure to do so will result in your being placed on Disciplinary Hold, which will prevent you from registering for classes when you return or from getting copies of your transcript should you choose to transfer to another institution.

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