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Attendance Policy

Traditional Seated Classroom Courses

Programs of instruction at William Woods University require regular attendance and active student participation in classes, laboratories, and applied instruction. In support of this, all classes will have an attendance policy, as described by the faculty member in the course syllabus.

Students attending University-sanctioned events are not to be counted as unexcused; however, students are expected to notify instructors in advance and make up all work within the time period specified by the instructor. For all absences, it is the student's responsibility to meet with the instructor and make up any work missed.

 Online Courses

The online model of instruction requires active student participation for successful completion of the course/program. All work will be due on the original due date (unless prior arrangements have been made with the facilitator) along with any make-up assignments given by the facilitator.

Students who do not communicate with instructors via class discussions, chat rooms, or emails for one week during the course will be required to complete make-up work as assigned by the instructor. Student course grades will be reduced by one letter grade for each subsequent week they do not participate.


Academic Catalog

This is the UNOFFICIAL Academic Catalog. This site is dynamic, subject to change and therefore may not always represent the offerings and curriculum of the latest or current academic year.

To view the official catalog for a specific academic year, please see the Official Catalogs link.

For questions regarding the curriculum for a specific academic year please contact your Academic Advisor.