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Excused Absences

Subject

If a student is absent due to a compelling reason, the student may submit an application for an excused absence to the professor, and the professor may excuse the student’s absence at his/her discretion. The reasons for excused absences are limited to certain circumstances by Korea University.

Accepted Circumstances for Excused Absences
  1. 1
    Death of immediate family members and related accidents (for seven days including the day of the event)
  2. 2
    Hospitalization of the student (only for the duration of hospitalization)
  3. 3
    Reserve forces training
  4. 4
    Menstruation
Guidelines for Excused Absences
  1. 1
    Students may ask the professor for an excused absence within seven days of the absence. The application should be submitted before the last class of the semester.
  2. 2
    The decision to excuse the absence is made by the professor.
  3. 3
    Excused absences are not permitted during the exam period. (Receiving a grade for a missed examination is discussed separately in Article 45 of the Academic Regulations.)
Process for Applying for an Excused Absences
  1. 1
    If a student is absent for a compelling reason, the student may apply for an excused absence on the Portal (Information Plaza > Class Information): Application information is stored in the Portal.
  2. 2
    The application is sent to the professor via the Portal (Information Plaza > Class Information) and by e-mail simultaneously.
    ☞ Applications for excused absences due to reserve forces training are reviewed and confirmed by the Military Affairs Administration Team. Applications for excused absences due to reserve forces training are reviewed and confirmed by the Military Affairs Administration Team.
  3. 3
    Before confirming grades, professors review the applications for excused absences on the Portal (Information Plaza > Class Information) and take them into consideration when taking attendance.

    * Enforcement Date : Effective from the fall semester of 2007
Appendix. How to Use the Excused Absence System (for professors and students)


  1. 1
    Students – To review submitted applications for excused absences: click the “Register” button to move to the application screen.

  2. 2
    Students – Applying for excused absences
    (1) Select courses and reasons for absence.
    (2) Enter the date of absence and click the “Register” button.

  3. 3
    Students - Reviewing and canceling the application
    (1) Check the application details.
    (2) Click the “Cancel” button to delete the application.
    (3) “Confirmed” is marked in the application status column when confirmed by the professor.


  4. 4
    Professors – Reviewing the applications
    Click the “Review” button to review the application.
    Select a student and click “Confirmed” to confirm that the absence was reviewed.


  5. 5
    Professors – Reviewing applications