Medical Absence Policy
does not issue written medical excuses covering class absences or missed examinations. Health Service Students seen by Health Service should notify their advisor and professor(s) immediately after being seen.
At the request of an instructor and with the permission of the student, the director of Health Service will verify a visit via telephone or E-mail.
In the event a student becomes hospitalized, a Health Service staff member will notify the advisor and give an approximate length of stay.
Following an illness, students must contact their advisor and professors for make-up work and assignments. Confidentiality Agreement
Maintaining the confidentiality of all Health Service patients is critical and required by University policy.
At no time will the diagnosis of the patient be revealed to parents, faculty or staff without the patient's written consent.
Health Service will make every attempt to facilitate communication between students and professors regarding absences.
Students have primary responsibility for notifying professors of mild, non-acute, non-critical absences. Back to top