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College of Animal
233 Seymour River Place
North Vancouver, BC, V7H 2N8
Effective Date of Policy: September 2009
Admission Representative and Senior Education Administrator: Julie Anne Lee
- In order to successfully complete the courses at CAHM, students are expected to attend at least 80% of all classes over the three-year period of the CAHM program. Failure to do so will result in the student being unable to graduate from CAHM.
- In the event that a student is unable to meet the above attendance requirement, he/she will have to make arrangements to attend the missed classes in a subsequent year in order to meet the 80% requirement.
- If a student misses any class, it is the student's responsibility to obtain the course materials for that class, and complete and submit any homework assigned in that class. Students may also make arrangements with CAHM to obtain the video tapes of the classes missed. Any costs associated with making copies of the video tapes and transporting them to the student will be the student's responsibility.
- If a student is going to miss a class in which an exam is scheduled to be written, the student must give prior notice of the absence to CAHM and make arrangements with CAHM to take the exam at another time prior to or as soon as practicable following the scheduled exam date. Failure to write an examination on a scheduled date may lead to automatic failure of the examination unless the student has a suitable reason such as bereavement, illness, or has received prior permission from the Senior Education Administrator or course instructor. A $50 fee for writing an examination on a date which is different from the scheduled examination date may be assessed to the student.
- If a student leaves a scheduled class more than one hour before the end of the scheduled class, it may be considered an absence.
- A student must not be late for more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the scheduled classes. If a student is excessively late (i.e. more than 25% of the scheduled classes), depending on the severity of the tardiness, the course instructor has the discretion to reduce the overall mark for the student up to a maximum of twenty-five percent (25%).
- Attendance and class participation are considered important components of student evaluation.