Policies and Recommendations

English DepartmentAttendance Policy

Attendance Policy

Success in this class depends on regular and punctual attendance. The English Department's policy for multiple section courses such as this one is:

For classes that meet twice a week

  • Students in classes that meet twice a week may miss no more than five (5) sessions.
  • Six (6) absences are grounds for failure.
  • Missing 15 minutes of class--arriving late, departing early, or leaving during class-- counts as half an absence.

For classes that meet once a week

  • Students in classes that meet once a week may miss no more than two (2) sessions.
  • Three (3) absences are grounds for failure.
  • Missing 15 minutes of class--arriving late, departing early, or leaving during class-- counts as half an absence.