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Unexpected Delay of Instructor

Policy Number: 222

Categorized: Academic Policies

Responsible Office: AVP for Academic Affairs

Subject: Unexpected delay of instructor in meeting class

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Last Reviewed Date: 01/03/2019

1.0 Scope

This policy applies to all classes.

2.0 Policy Statement

Students must wait for their instructor for 15 minutes for a 50-minute class. For a longer class, students should wait 30 minutes. If no instructor or other instructions arrive in that time the students may leave.

3.0 Definitions


4.0 Procedures

4.1. A faculty member who is delayed for class should notify the appropriate administrative office. The appropriate administrator shall post a notice in the classroom giving instructions to the students.

5.0 Authority