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during the summer. Attendance Policy Students are expected to attend the class periods of the
courses for which they register. Although absence alone
is not a reason for lowering a grade, students are not
relieved of the obligation to fulﬁll course assignments,
including those that can be fulﬁlled only in class. In particular, a student who misses an exam without an excuse
may have the course grade lowered. Students who fail to
participate (by virtue of extensive absences) in courses in
which participation is a factor in evaluation may have
their grades lowered.
It is the policy of George Mason University to make
every reasonable effort to allow members of the university community to observe their religious holidays without academic penalty. However, absence from classes or
examinations for religious reasons does not relieve
students from responsibility for any part of the course
work required during the period of absence. Students
who expect to miss classes, examinations, or assignments
as a consequence of thei...
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