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Policy on Medical Excuse Letters

Just as the University does not usually require that its employees provide a written medical excuse for absences due to illness, most instructors do not demand that students provide medical excuses for their absences due to illness or injury.

If a student would like documentation of their appointment, the student may log into their MyUHCS and go to Medical Records on the portal and click on Visits where the list of their appointments can be found. We do not provide separate documentation of visits. 

It remains that student's responsibility to notify their professors in advance of any absence due to illness and to make arrangements to make up any work.

If a student was treated elsewhere and needs verification, it is the student's responsibility to obtain a form from that provider.

Last Updated: 10/15/18


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