Appoved Absence Conditions
- Physical or mental illness of the student
- Physical or mental illness of the student's immediate family member who is dependent upon the student
- Death of a student's immediate family
- Involuntary changes in employment schedule or military orders
Use the following form to notify a professor of an absence:
It is understood that brief self-limiting illness will be common during the normal course of thes school year and may be cared for by the student themselves. It is the students responsibility to notify instructors of illness and make appropriate arrangements regarding missed classess and assignements.
Missing class because of an approved situation doesn't mean you are down and out. If you've missed multiple days of classes (at least one week) because of physical or mental illness the Student Ombudsperson can help you notify your professors and get back on track in your studies.
Documentation and Scheduling
Every excused absence must be accomponied by an appropriate and valid doctor's note, accident report, military orders or obituary.
Students have five business days to request an excuse of absence.