New England College of Optometry 2014-2015 Catalog
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Academic Policies

Unexpected Absences

Unexpected Absences which include:

  • Illness (ex. Flu)
  • Personal/Family Emergency

A student with an unexpected absence needs to contact the Academic Affairs Office providing his/her full name, contact telephone number and a brief explanation.  If a clinical assignment is being missed, the student must follow the clinic’s policy with regard to being absent.  The “Absence Request Form” should be submitted to the appropriate offices with documentation preferably within three business days or as instructed by the Academic Affairs Office.