Student Attendance and Authorized Absences

Policy number: 
06.039
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas recognizes that student success is promoted by regular attendance and participation in class.  It is the responsibility of the faculty member to notify students in writing of any special attendance requirements for the class. This policy applies to all modes of course delivery.  

Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth Oldmixon
Faculty Director for Academic Policy
Office of Faculty Success
Applies to: 
Faculty, Students
Date Issued: 
Saturday, January 1, 1983
Cross-References: 

Last updated: 

Date: 
02/06/2019
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to remove the grade of WF which is no longer used.
Date: 
05/16/2016
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to clarify holy day, reporting for student athletes, and procedures for students called to active military service. Effective 05/16/2016.
Date: 
04/01/2011
Action: 
Review without revision
Date: 
07/01/2003
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
06/01/2003
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
06/01/1999
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1995
Action: 
Revision