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                                ATTENDANCE  (POLICY) 
      
The purpose of the attendance policy is to ensure student success and support the 
financial aid office in pell disbursement. 

Students are required to attend classes regularly. A student will be dropped from a course 
after three consecutive or five scattered absences by the instructor. OLC understands 
special circumstances of their students. At the discretion of the Instructor, up to two 
absences can be made up (see Attendance procedure 81-350-1).  If the student is not 
dropped this may result in a failing grade and impact their financial aid and in-house 
scholarships. Absences not made up within one week will remain an absence. 

Studentís Responsibility:
   *	Notify the instructor of an absence prior to the start of class. 
   *	Work with the instructor to make up an absence. 
   *	Comply with the course expectations to make up the class within one week.
   *	Monitor attendance to ensure that attendance is correct. 
   *	Follow add/drop policy 80-300 and process 80-300-1.
   *	Work with faculty and OLC college center staff when an early alert is submitted. 

Instructorís Responsibility:
   *	Attend faculty/adjunct faculty orientation
   *	Seek assistance with recording attendance in Jenzabar. 
   *	Record attendance after each class for 15 weeks
   *	Enter attendance in Jenzabar.
   *	Monitor attendance to ensure that attendance is correct. 
   *	Notify students and center staff of cancelled and rescheduled class dates.
   *	Make up all cancelled classes prior to the end of the semester. 
   *	Reschedule class in Jenzabar. 
   *	Follow add/drop policy 80-300 and process 80-300-1.
   *	Determine and document special circumstance. 
   *	Work with students who demonstrate a special circumstance. 
   *	Ensure that student make up missed class within one week of approved absence. 
   *	Submit early alert and follow the early alert policy and procedures
   *	Drop student from a course after three consecutive or five scattered absences.

Monitoring
   *	Weekly submission of attendance will be monitored by the Vice President for 
        Instruction office: Administrative Assistant. 
   *	It is the Department chairís responsibility for corrective action of faculty.
   *	It is the Vice President for Instructionís office responsibility for corrective action 
        of adjunct faculty. 

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