The University of Montana
Medical Withdrawals are issued to students whose own overwhelming, unexpected health problems have significantly interfered with their ability to succeed academically.
A Medical withdrawal allows a student the option to maintain the student Blue Cross / Blue Shield insurance coverage if withdrawing during the first 3 weeks of the semester. After the first 3 weeks of the semester, there is no refund option and the insurance coverage remains in effect for the semester.
No. This situation is not related to the student's own health condition and therefore would not qualify as a medical withdrawal. That does not prevent a student from withdrawing however. This type of withdrawal would be handled through the registrar's office as a personal withdrawal. .
Students with chronic medical conditions can withdraw through the University of Montana's normal withdrawal process.
The medical hardship withdrawal process is not the appropriate venue to resolve or petition academic matters. Such concerns must be addressed in the student's respective department, school or college. In addition, the medical hardship withdrawal process is not an alternative means to drop classes after the normal drop date, to remove unwanted grades, or preclude resulting academic/financial aid actions (warning, probation, suspension, etc.)
If the student was seen by an off-campus physician/medical provider or counselor, they must arrange for: