• Student must be seen at the Health Center the day of missed class
  • Student must be evaluated by a nurse or medical provider
  • Health Center encourages student to contact professor regarding absence
  • Excuses for fatigue, common cold, seasonal allergies, substance use/abuse  or mild illnesses will not be provided
  • Emotional class excuses are provided by the Counseling Center
  • No retroactive excuses will be provided
  • Health Center will follow established medical criteria to assess the need for an excuse
  • Student will be advised of proper health hygiene as indicated
  • Students with chronic conditions (migraine headaches, Irritable Bowel Syndrome etc.) requesting accommodations need to provide written documentation from their primary physician.  Accommodations are made through the Academic Resource Center.
  • The Dean of Student’s office makes final decision and provides student and professor follow-up
  • Make student request online at:
    whitman-advocate.symplicity.com/care_report