2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Class Attendance and Student Absences

Members of the faculty determine the attendance policy for their classes.  Absences for official University activities are permissible providing the instructor is notified in advance of such an absence.  An official University activity is an activity where a student officially represents the University through an academic department, sponsored University program, or an officially registered student organization.  In all absences, the student is responsible for all requirements of the course.

Requests for absence for special events shall be submitted to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on the Student Travel Authorization form.  This form should be obtained from the Office of the Vice Chancellor, room 201, McMullen Hall at least one week in advance of the expected absence.  This procedure will assure students the opportunity to make up examinations given when official University activities are scheduled.

Class Enrollment Lists

Faculty may obtain class lists each term online.  Only students who are regularly registered for a course may attend.  No grade or credit will be given to students for any course in which they are not properly registered.

Extent of Official Absence

When issued, an official absence is an excuse for time only and does not mean that a student is excused from the study assignment for that period.  Each student is responsible for making up all work missed, as required by the instructor.

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