Frequently Asked Questions-FAQ


frequently asked questions



Does OSOS excuse absences?
  • OSOS does not excuse absences. Faculty excuse absences.

Do Faculty have to allow a student to make up missed assignments or exams upon receiving correspondence from OSOS

  • Faculty have the discretion for granting permission to make up missed assignments. Their policy is stated on the course syllabus

Can an absence be excused without documentation?

  • No, this office oversees authentication of submitted documentation and without documentation, there is no means of authenticating the facts reported by the individual requesting services from this office.OSOS does not excuse absences. Faculty excuse absences. 

What is the role of this office?

  • The role of this office is to correspond and confirm the situation being reported in order to assist the faculty in independently making their decision as to whether an absence will be excused.