Sick Note Practice

After consultation with health authorities, the University is returning to its usual sick note practice for student absenteeism, effective immediately. It had been suspended temporarily last semester in light of the H1N1 influenza pandemic. The University continues to encourage those who are ill to stay home to recuperate and of course, to notify their instructors of their absences. It is reinstating the previous practice of requiring a doctor-signed medical certificate in the event of an absence related to flu or other illness.