Religious Holiday Policy
It is the University Policy (University Regulation on Attendance, Book, 2, 2.4.7B) to excuse without penalty students who are absent from class because of religious observances, and to allow the make-up work missed because of such absence. Examinations and special required out-of-class activities shall ordinarily not be scheduled on those days when religiously observant students refrain from participating in secular activities. Absences for reason of religious obligation shall not be counted for purposes of reporting.
Students are advised to provide timely notification to instructors about necessary absences for religious observances and are responsible for making up the work or exams according to an agreed-upon schedule.