Attendance-related Issues

Problems in this area include:

Review the provisions of the university's attendance and absences policies:

In addition, know your department's expectations and actual practices with respect to attendance. Determine the following:

If any of these circumstances exist, adjust your actual practices to be consistent with the university and/or your departmental-level policies. Establish departmental level standards and expectations if none exist. Communicate this change to all of your staff following the guidelines for changing a past practice.

Communicate your department's attendance expectations clearly, explaining the significance and importance of good attendance and notification and scheduling requirements.