Medical Excuse from Class

Policy number: 
07.027
Policy description: 

The UNT Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) does not provide student with medical excuses from class unless the student is a patient being treated for a potentially contagious illness that may pose a health risk to other students, faculty, or staff; or for an injury, and they are enrolled in a physical education activity class.

See full policy (PDF): 
PDF icon Medical Excuse from Class
Policy owner: VP for Student Affairs
Policy contact: 
Cynthia Hermann
Director of Clinical Services
Student Health and Wellness
Applies to: 
Students
Date Issued: 
Tuesday, September 21, 1976

Last updated: 

Date: 
11/25/2019
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy revision updated practices of the Student Health and Wellness Center, and policy terms.
Date: 
05/30/2014
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to provide medical excuses for contagious illnesses as well as for injuries; and to accurately reflect how medical excuses are handled at the SHWC. Effective 5/30/2014.
Date: 
07/01/2002
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1998
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1994
Action: 
Revision