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Summary of Changes for the 2023-2024 Calendar
University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Academic Regulations G. Examinations and Tests G.1 Assessment Conduct and Eligibility G.1.2 In-Course Assessments and Absences
G.1.2 In-Course Assessments and Absences
A student who is absent from an in-person assessment in a course will receive a grade of zero on the assessment. Students who are absent are responsible to contact their instructor to determine impact of the missed assessment.

At the discretion of the instructor, alternative arrangements may be considered including the following:
  • The instructor may transfer the percentage weight for the assessment to another component of the course
  • The instructor may transfer the percentage weight for the assessment to another the final examination
  • Set another assessment
  • Make other alternative arrangements
An instructor will normally make this decision based on the information provided by the student. The instructor may ask for supporting documentation to confirm an absence. For additional information on supporting documentation, see section M.1. Supporting Documentation and the Use of a Statutory Declaration.

Students are responsible for costs that may be associated with obtaining supporting documentation.

See also G.3.4 Deferral of Final Assessments or G.2.3 Deferral of Term Work.