PHYS 100 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Attendance Policy

Section Attendance

Students are expected to attend the discussion section in which they are registered.  Section swapping is not allowed.



Types of Absence

Two types of absence can be recorded in the gradebook:

The only course components eligible to be issued a grade of EX:

The consequences of absences, excused or otherwise, are discussed in the course grading policy.

Excused Absences

Absences can be excused for a reasonable event, such as unavoidable emergencies, conflict with religious or required events, or physical/mental health-related circumstances.

1) Some absences are excused by Article 1, Part 5 Class Attendance, of the Student Code and these can be submitted through the Excused Absences application online, including:

2) Other reasonable events can be excused by talking with your lecturer (Eric).

Final Exams

Failing to show-up for a final exam will result in an AB grade resulting in failure (F) for the course.

In accordance with University policy as described in Article 3, Part 1 Grades and Grading Systems of the Student Code, only an authorized member of the Dean's Office of the student's college can change an AB final exam grade to an EX.

University policy will apply for EX grades so granted, as described in Article 3, Part 2 Examinations of the Student Code.

Course Completion and Irregular Attendance

In compliance with the Student Code, the instructor of this course determines the amount of coursework which must be completed to pass. Attendance is required to meet the requirements.

If a student receives 4 absences, either excused or unexcused, in discussion activities, their conduct will be considered irregular attendance and the Dean of their college will be notified in compliance with Article 1, Part 5, Section 501, item (g) and (h) and Article 3, Part 3, Section 3-312 of the Student Code.