Students who register at Wilfrid Laurier University are subject to, and must become familiar, the university's rules, regulations and policies and the university will assume that the student has done so.
The requirements in this calendar are official rules, regulations and policies of the university. Further rules applicable to students may be found in the sections entitled Student Code of Conduct and Discipline and the University Policies website.
Any student who, in the opinion of instructors, is absent too frequently from lectures or laboratory periods will be reported to the dean of the faculty. On the recommendation of the department concerned, such a student after due warning by the dean shall be debarred from taking the final examination in that course.
There are occasions when students fall ill and are unable to attend classes, write scheduled tests or meet the deadlines for mid-term assignments. Faculty members may offer, at their discretion and without proof of a medical excuse slip, alternate arrangements so that students are able to satisfy the requirements of a course. In the event that a faculty member requests a medical excuse slip, students must comply with one of the following: