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Please see http://www.canton.edu/dos/absences.html for information about our excused absence policy.
Students may be excused from classes (including quizzes and hourly examinations) for the following reasons: family emergencies (i.e. death of a family member), medical emergencies (i.e. hospitalization, emergency room visit). All others remain between you and your faculty member(s).
Please note that any documentation that is needed in order to review your request can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 315-386-7990, or brought in person to Miller Campus Center 225- Dean of Students’ Office. We will not be able to review your request until the documentation has been submitted. All documentation must be submitted, along with this form, within 5 class days of the missed class(es).
Medical Emergencies (3 days or longer, accompanied by documentation from a physician)
Family/Friend Funeral (accompanied by documentation of service attended such as a funeral program)
Family Court (accompanied by documentation from the court that includes your name and the date/time of the appearance)
Family Emergency - Provide information below:
Religious Observance - Provide information below:
Other - Provide information below:
Please list the names and email addresses of the instructors that you would like us to notify. Only instructors listed with a current SUNY Canton email address will be notified of an excused absence issued on your behalf. If you leave the name or email section blank, we will not approve the absence.