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Medical Excuses

University Health Services does not give medical excuses (doctor's notes) for missing class. This letter to faculty explains our policy.

Why UHS Does Not Give Medical Excuses (Doctor's Notes) (PDF)

Student Emergency Services can help contact faculty on behalf of students who are experiencing critical situations and / or medical or family emergencies. Non-emergency absences should be addressed with your professors directly.

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