Academic Affairs Policies


UMB Policy Concerning the Scheduling of Academic Assignments on Dates of Religious Observance

Academic Affairs   |   Approved October 1, 1992

Responsible VP/AVP

Roger Ward, EdD, JD, MSL, MPA

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the University of Maryland at Baltimore to excuse the absence(s) of students that result from the observance of religious holidays. Students shall be given the opportunity, whenever feasible, to make up, within a reasonable time, any academic assignments that are missed due to individual participation in religious observances. Opportunities to make up missed academic assignments shall be timely and shall not interfere with the regular academic assignments of the student. Each school/academic unit shall adopt procedures to ensure implementation of this policy.

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