Students should regularly attend all classes
for which they are enrolled. Absences will typically be excused for
observance of religious holidays, documented cases of illness or
emergency, sanctioned school functions, or other appropriate exigent
circumstances. Students must notify instructors of their circumstances
in a timely manner.
their professional discretion, course instructors may, by notifying the
Registrar prior to the deadline for withdrawing from a course, remove
from their courses any student whose unexcused absences over any three
week period reach or exceed 50%. Instructors are not obliged to notify
the student prior to taking this action. A student removed from a course
under these circumstances will be notified by the Office of the
Registrar through the student’s Hendrix email account. A student may
appeal this action by contacting the Registrar within three business
days of the drop notice date. The Registrar will forward the appeal to
the Academic Appeals Committee for review and action.