Absence from Class Meetings

Faculty members are required to meet all classes as scheduled in the Schedule of Classes unless formal permission for not being in class has been secured. If a faculty member is ill and cannot meet class, the Chairperson must be notified prior to the expected class meeting. Upon return to duty the faculty member must file a sick leave request form. When an instructor must miss classes because of a meeting or a conference, administrative duties, research activities, or other legitimate reasons, he or she must obtain prior permission by submitting to the Chairperson a Faculty Absence Authorization Form.