Instructor Attendance Policy


If you miss a scheduled class meeting, you are responsible for maintaining the continuity of instruction and achievement of course learning objectives. If missed time is addressed by meeting at an alternate class, you must ensure all enrolled students can attend.

  • If an absence is unavoidable (e.g., illness, jury duty), you must communicate to enrolled students and Summer Session (, as quickly as possible, regardless of the expected duration of the absence.
  • You must keep Summer Session apprised of all absences and related coverage plans. If you miss multiple classes, you should develop alternate arrangements in consultation with Summer Session and the sponsoring department or college.
  • If a substitute teacher is necessary, Summer Session will coordinate with Academic HR so they can arrange a BYA payment for the short duration based on their daily rate.