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What is Deferment?

Recently admitted freshman, transfer, or readmitted degree-seeking undergraduate students can defer their start date at the U to a later semester in some situations. These include, but are not limited to illness, military service, and humanitarian or religious service.

Whether you are interested in applying for deferment, are in the middle of deferment, getting ready to come back to the U, or are the contact for someone on deferment, you'll find everything you need here.

Applying for Deferment

Interested in applying for deferment? Learn how deferment works and what the application process requires.

Ending Deferment

Make your transition to the U as easy as possible. Stay up-to-date on everything you'll need to do before your classes start.

Deferment Contacts

Get the information you'll need to help your student as a deferment contact.

Deferment Checklist

As you are getting ready for your first semester at the U, make sure you've completed the deferment checklist. The checklist has the final things you'll need to do before your deferment ends.

Supporting Documentation 

Applying for deferment? Every application requires supporting documentation to be considered. Learn what documents are required for different deferment reasons and where to send it.


Contact Us

We're here to help you! If you have any questions regarding deferment, contact Todd Taylor, Administrative Program Coordinator and Deferment Specialist.


Regardless of where you are in the deferment cycle, you or your contact might run into some questions. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about deferment. 

Deferment Resources

Across our campus are departments and programs designed to help students succeed. As you get ready to start at the U, be sure to take advantage of the resources waiting for you.

Last Updated: 7/13/18