Tulane University is supportive of Gap Years in some cases. Enrollment deferrals or gap years may be approved in specific cases relating to medical issues, religious obligations, required military/national service, approved enrichment experiences and other extenuating circumstances. Tulane approves a limited number of students for a gap year by application and on a space-available basis and will review applications as they are received starting January 1st. Due to a limited number of spots, students who apply well before the deadline are more likely to be approved as available spots may be exhausted prior to mid-May. The deadline to request a gap year is May 15.
Students considering a gap year should be aware of the following: