Class attendance is the physical presence and participation in all scheduled class meetings and assignments by the registered student for face-to-face classes.
For distance education classes, class attendance is also the physical presence and participation in all scheduled class meetings at the remote site by the registered student.
An official University function is an activity or event sanctioned by the University such as intercollegiate athletic competitions, music tours and other similar approved events.
A scheduled class is a class that is assigned to meet physically on a specific day or days, at a specific time and location.
Engagement activities in a class may encompass the following elements: A student must demonstrate that he/she has actively participated in the engagement activities in a timely manner as defined in the syllabus.
Merely logging into the learning management system does not constitute active participation.
A registered student is a student enrolled in a course on the official census date who has not officially dropped the course.
A religious holy day is a day observed by a religion whose places of worship are exempt from property taxation under the Texas Tax Code, §11.20. Communicates student class attendance and participation requirements in the syllabus. Allows the student who has been excused to take an examination or complete an assignment scheduled for that day within a reasonable time, normally within 20 school days. Excuses from attending classes or participating in other required activities the student who is absent for a reasonably brief time period due to active military service (not to exceed 25% of the total number of class meetings or the contact hour equivalent excluding the final examination period) for the specific course or courses. Sets a reasonable deadline and conditions for taking an examination or making up missed assignments due during excused absences due to an active duty military assignment.
There must be measurable activity in place to constitute attendance.
For hybrid classes, class attendance is the physical presence and participation in all face-to-face meetings of the class and active participation in the online portion of the class.