Required documentation for a compassionate withdrawal

When requesting a compassionate withdrawal, specific documentation is required. These are guidelines, your documentation will be specific to your situation. The documentation should corroborate your request by either strengthening the request or providing a timeline for event(s).

For example:

  • If your request involves a death, attach a copy of the death certificate, airline itinerary and receipt, funeral pamphlet, etc.
  • If your request is a result of a job change, provide documentation highlighting the job change.
  • If your request concerns another’s illness or hospitalization, the supporting documentation must be sent to us directly from the provider. See below for details.
  • If your request involves military deployment or relocation, please include a copy of your orders or letter from commanding officer.
  • If your request involves a natural disaster include copies of insurance statements, pictures of damage, etc.
  • If your request involves childbirth or pregnancy please include copy of birth certificate or letter from medical provider or hospital.
  • These are just some examples. The supporting documentation provided should include more information about the circumstance.

These are just some examples.  The supporting documentation provided should include more information about the circumstance.  

Submitting documentation

All official documentation must be presented to our office.  Medical documentation must come from the provider. You may submit the non-medical related documentation either by fax or email.

How to send medical documentation

Medical documentation must come directly from the medical provider.

Preferred method: Fax

Fax directly from the provider to 480-965-8095

Alternate method: Mail

Documents must be in a sealed envelope from the provider.

Mail to:

ASU, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Office of Academic and Student Affairs
PO Box 878109
Tempe, AZ, 85287-8109

How to send non-medical documentation

You may send non-medical documentation yourself via fax or email.




Scan or send accurate photos of your documents to [email protected].