ACCOMMODATION OF RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
It is the policy of the Board of Regents that students' sincerely held
religious beliefs shall be reasonably accommodated with respect to scheduling
all examinations and other academic requirements.
- Students shall be permitted to make up an examination or other academic
requirement at another time or by an alternative method, without any prejudicial
- There is a scheduling conflict between the students' sincerely held
religious beliefs and taking the examination or meeting the academic
- The students have notified the instructor, within the first three weeks of
the beginning of classes (within the first week of summer session and short
courses), of the specific days or dates on which they will request relief from
an examination or academic requirement.
- Instructors may schedule a make-up examination or other academic
requirement before or after the regularly scheduled examination or other
- Instructors shall accept, at face value, the sincerity of students'
- Student notification of instructors and requests for relief shall be kept
- Complaints of failure to provide reasonable accommodation of students'
sincerely held religious beliefs as required by this rule may be filed under
institutional complaint and grievance procedures adopted pursuant to Chapters
UWS 6 and 13.
For additional information or to file a grievance regarding a failure to
provide reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of the Executive
Director for Equal Opportunity (Goodhue Hall, Room 18, Phone 472-4672).
UW-Whitewater Undergraduate Bulletin - 1997-1999
Office of the Registrar
Formatted by Matt Benson - UWW
Last Update - LW 8/31/97