Important Considerations When Discussing Absences with Instructors

Important Points to Consider

In order to ensure that you have a productive conversation with your professor, please consider the following questions regarding the accommodation of consideration for absences within the standards of the course.

  1. How many absences could be considered reasonable over what is stated in the syllabus?


  1. What happens if you miss more than this number?


  1. What is the preferred method of communicating to your professor that you will miss class?


  1. What if an exam or quiz is missed?


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Student Accommodations