The standard period of study refers to the number of years that students are required to attend school to
graduate. In order to graduate, students must be enrolled in the University for at least four years.
The maximum number of years for which students can be enrolled in the University is eight years. Students
cannot extend their enrollment beyond this period. A period of absence is not included in the period of
The total length of a leave of absence may not exceed eight semesters (four years).