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[MS/PhD] Guidelines for Enrollment Status Changes, Fall 2018
Jul 27, 2018
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 [MS/PhD] Guidelines for Enrollment Status Changes, Fall 2018

The following academic status can be changed online: Leave of Absence, Return to School, Change of Academic Advisor, Withdrawal from Integrated MS/PhD Program, Accelerated Study of Integrated MS/PhD Program

*Period: August 1, 2018 (Wed) – August 24, 2018 (Fri); 4:00 pm

 
Leave of Absence and Return to School

First-year candidates are not allowed to apply for a leave of absence in their first semester (Candidates are entitled to pregnancy∙parental leave or leave for military services.)

1. How to Apply: http://portal.korea.ac.kr →  Registration & Graduation → University Registration → Application for Leave of Absence/Return (Graduate School)

2. Classification of Leave
Classification Maximum Duration of Leave Duration of Enrollment Duration of Leave Documentation  Remark
Pregnancy Leave of Absence 1~2 semester × × Pregnancy certificate (issued within 45 days) •Document submission required
•Female candidates only
•Up to 1 year
Parental Leave of Absence 1~2 semester × × Proof of Family Relations or Certificate of Alien Registration •Document submission required
•For children under 8
•Up to 1 year
Professional Leave of Absence (for startup) 1 semester × × Certificate of Business Registration, Business plan •Document submission required
•Up to 2 years (application must be renewed every semester)
•Online Application unavailable (Hard copy submission to the Department Office)
General Leave of Absence 1~2 semester None  
 
A. Pregnancy Leave of Absence
• Submit an application with the attachment of a pregnancy certificate.
• A maximum of one-year leave may be approved for a pregnancy. The duration of leave is not taken into account of the thesis submission deadlines.
 
B. Parental Leave of Absence
• Submit an application with the attachment of Proof of Family Relations or Certificate of Alien Registration.
• A maximum of one-year leave may be approved for a child under 8. The duration of leave is not taken into account of the thesis submission deadlines.
 
C. Professional Leave of Absence (for Startup)
• Submit an application with the attachment of Certificate of Business Registration or a business plan
Act on the Special Measures for the Promotion of Venture Business: a founder of a startup business may apply for a professional leave.
 
D. General Leave of Absence
• Up to 2 years for master’s degree candidates, 3 years for Ph.D. (MS/PhD Integrated) candidates. Application may be extended every 6 months or every year.
• However, if a candidate fails to apply for the extension of leave by the deadline, (s)he must undergo the request process again.
• A candidate must be enrolled in a semester during which the (s)he is seeking the evaluation of a thesis.
• Unless it is a pregnancy leave, parental leave or professional leave of absence, completed research candidates do not have to apply for a leave of absence.
 
Withdrawal of a Degree and Re-admission
  • Submit a hard copy of withdrawal/re-admission application form (online application not accepted)
: Receive approval (seal) from your academic advisor and the Associate Dean, then submit it to the Department Office of Business Administration (KUBS Main Building Room 304).
  • Even if a candidate was academically dismissed as a result of withdrawal, failure to incomplete the enrollment, or failure to return from leave, (s)he is entitled to re-admission (allowed once only), as long as it does not exceed the maximum number of admitted candidates per year.
  • The maximum duration of enrollment for re-admitted candidates is calculated from the admission date to the due date of thesis submission. The duration must not exceed 6 years for master’s degree candidates, 10 years for PhD candidates, and 12 years for MS/PhD integrated program candidates.
  • Re-admission is allowed only when the candidate can complete the degree requirement by the maximum duration of enrollment.
  • The total period of the leave is added up to the date of the candidate’s re-admission.
 
Requests for Academic Advisor Change-Continuing Candidates
 
Academic Advisor Registration-Commencing Candidates
  • Application Period: September 3 (Mon) - September 7 (Fri)
  • http://portal.korea.ac.kr → Registration & Graduation → University Registration→ Academic Advisor Registration
 
Withdrawal from/Early Completion of Integrated MS/PhD Program 

1. Withdrawal from Integrated MS/PhD Program

A. Period: August 1 (Wed) - August 24 (Fri) (equivalent to the enrollment status change period)
B. How to Apply: http://portal.korea.ac.kr → Registration & Graduation→ University Registration→ Withdrawal from Integrated MS/PhD Program

- Eligibility: Candidates who wish to withdraw from Integrated MS/PhD Program and transfer to the master’s degree program.

(Note: The candidate will be transferred to master’s degree program. However, that does not mean the candidate is entitled to degree completion automatically. The candidate must undergo a selection process at the end of semester after the final results are released.)

(e.g.) A candidate who withdrew from integrated MS/PhD program on August 1, 2018 is not eligible for degree completion on August 25, 2018. Since the candidate withdraws from the integrated program in spring semester in 2018, (s)he will be entitled to degree completion on spring semester in 2019 (February 25, 2019).

 
- Candidates are not allowed to withdraw from Integrated MS/PhD program after degree completion.

2. Accelerated Study in Integrated MS/PhD Program (Early Completion)
A. Period:  September 3 (Mon) – September 21 (Fri) <A candidate must complete the enrollment in the semester to be eligible for accelerated study in the integrated MS/PhD program.>
B. How to Apply: http://portal.korea.ac.kr → Registration & Graduation→ University Registration→ Application for Accelerated Study
C. Semester: applications for accelerated study can either be for two semesters (one year) or one semester.
- Acceleration of two semesters: Apply at the start of the 6th semester, by the deadline of enrollment status change.
- Acceleration of one semester: Apply at the start of the 7th semester, by the deadline of enrollment status change.

The candidate must achieve a GPA of 4.00 or higher in the 6th or 7th semester to be eligible for an early completion or graduation.

 
Tuition Payment (Please check updates from the Financial Department)
 
1) Regular payment period: August 24 (Fri) 09:00 – August 30 (Thu) 16:00
[http://portal.korea.ac.kr → Enrollment/Scholarship→ Tuition Fee Payment → Print Invoice], Make the payment at the designated bank.

2) Final payment deadline: September 10, 2018 (Mon) 09:00 – September 12 (Wed) 16:00
 
Course Registration for Returning Candidates

1) Period: August 21 (Tue) – August 23 (Thu) 
2) How to Apply: log onto [
http://sugang.korea.ac.kr/graduate/ ] and make the registration
- Returning candidates in Fall 2018 may register for courses during the period designated for continuing candidates, regardless of their enrollment status. (Note: However, if a candidate fails to complete the enrollment status change by August 24, 2018, the saved course registration details will automatically be deleted.)



 
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Dean of Graduate School
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