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It is the responsibility of the student to attend all scheduled meetings in the courses in which he/she is enrolled. If a student is absent more than twice the number of required class or laboratory sessions per week during regular semesters or more than 15 percent of required sessions during accelerated semesters, a grade of F or W will normally be assigned, unless absences have been excused for cause by the instructor.

Individual instructors may choose alternative requirements for attendance. It is the responsibility of the instructor to inform students, at the beginning of each course, of all attendance policies. The instructor, at his/her discretion, may utilize a warning of excessive absences or compulsory attendance. Attendance policies will be outlined on the class syllabus.

If a student violates the stated attendance policy, the instructor will notify the Office of the Registrar to drop the student from the class with the appropriate grade. It is the responsibility of a student to make up work missed because of absence from announced tests and laboratory sessions. However, announced tests and laboratory sessions may be made up only at the discretion of the instructor.

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