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Section Two: Using Disability Services and Accommodations
Attendance And Absence Issues
Attendance PoliciesYour instructor will set the attendance policy for students in the class and will state it on the course syllabus (outline). Listen carefully for your instructor’s attendance and make-up policies.
Attendance has been found to greatly impact class performance, so we encourage you to regularly attend all class sessions. If your disability negatively impacts attendance, consult with your counselor/advisor.
Please be aware that participation in classroom activities may be deemed an essential part of the course. If that is the case, attendance may be integral and affect a grade through a participation component. Faculty members are not required to lower their academic standards or make fundamental alterations of their courses.
It is your responsibility to know what the attendance policies are.
Absences on the First Day of the QuarterInstructors may drop students automatically who do not show up to the first day of the class.
A student on the waiting list may be put in your place. If you are unable to attend for a legitimate reason, it is advisable to call your instructor. You can request that your place be held, though it is at the discretion of the instructor.