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. Gap year availability is limited, and admitted students may begin to apply for gap years starting January 1st. Therefore, 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: