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Repatriation Leave (Qatar)

Staff members from Northwestern’s US locations who accept an assignment in NU-Qatar will be extended a six-month unpaid Repatriation Leave upon return to the United States at the conclusion of their assignment in NU-Qatar. Service credit will continue to accrue during the leave.

Notification and request for Repatriation Leave

You should notify the Benefits Division a minimum of 30 days prior to the start of a Repatriation Leave. A Leave of Absence request form must be requested from and submitted to the Benefits Division for approval of the designated leave period.

Repatriation Leave of Absence Request Form

Benefits while on leave

For additional question on the commuter benefits, visit the Commuter Benefits page.