FLEXIBILITY IN ATTENDANCE WORKSHEET
TO THE INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT:
This student has a documented disability which may cause her/him to be absent from class. Granting some flexibility in your attendance
policy may be a reasonable accommodation if it does not compromise course requirements.
The instructor and the student are asked to discuss this issue to determine how much, if any, flexibility will be allowed. Refer to
the Verification of Accommodations letter for the disability’s functional limitations.
Criteria used to determine whether flexibility in attendance is a reasonable accommodation are:
- the format of the class;
- if activities, e.g., participation in classroom discussion, group work or attending events outside of class time, are graded activities and
therefore factored into the student’s final grade;
- if there is an equitable alternative to the missed activity that fulfills the same educational goal established by the instructor.
If you have any questions or concerns, please consult with the student’s disability specialist, 777-3425.