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Faculty Taking Student Attendance Policy

Faculty members at AHU are required to take student attendance for each didactic and laboratory class period. The faculty member will record all student tardiness and absenteeism. The faculty member will record whether absence is excused or not excused. Faculty will record attendance of all classes in programs that are approved by the administration. Faculty members receive attendance records from the clinical faculty or preceptors and are required to drop students as listed below.

Student Attendance Policy

  • Class attendance is required beginning with the first-class meeting.
  • Students who are not actively participating in an online class and/or do not submit the first assignment by the scheduled due date may be withdrawn by the instructor at the end of the first week.  Student attendance in online courses is defined by federal regulations as an active participation in the course as described in the individual course syllabus.