RELATED TO POLICY SERIES NO: 7030
TITLE: Non-Attendance during Week 1 of Classes
This rule affirms that student are responsible for dropping courses that they are not attending.
Students are expected to regularly attend all classes for which they have registered. Class attendance on the first day and during the first week is important to remaining registered in the course. If an unanticipated absence occurs during the first week, it is the obligation of the student to contact the instructor to determine if they can remain in the course. Students are responsible for dropping courses that they are not attending.
Instructors are expected to verify that all students in attendance are registered for the class. Instructors are strongly encouraged to drop students who do not attend class during the first week.
Attendance requirements should be clearly defined in the course syllabus. In online courses, students are encouraged to login to the course on the first day of the term, review the attendance policy in the syllabus, and communicate with the instructor about any challenges to course access or participation.
Students who are waitlisted will not be charged for a course until they are officially registered for the course.
DATE OF ADOPTION: 08/13/84
DATE(S) OF REVISION(S): 06/30/92, 06/07/12, 9/27/18
DATE OF LAST REVIEW: