Required documentation for a medical withdrawal

When pursuing a Medical Withdrawal (or a compassionate withdrawal due to another individual’s medical situation), it is necessary to include official documentation. This is in the form of an official letter from a health care provider. The letter must be typed on the health care provider’s letterhead stationery.


480-965-8095 – directly from the provider


Documents must be in a sealed envelope from the provider.

ASU, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Office of Academic and Student Affairs
699 S Mill Ave
BYENG 6th Floor
Tempe AZ 85287-8109

The official documentation from the healthcare provider should include:

  • the date of onset of illness
  • the dates you were under professional care
  • the general nature of your medical condition and why/how it prevented you from completing your course work/attending class
  • the date of your anticipated return to school
  • the last date you were able to attend class