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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Attendance


 

The School of Dentistry has a standard policy for attendance in all didactic and pre-clinical courses for the Programs in Dentistry, Dental Hygiene and Dental Laboratory Technology and a specific policy for attendance in the laboratory courses for the Program in Dental Laboratory Technology. These policies are included in the LSUSD Student Handbook of Policies and Procedures.

Didactic and Pre-clinical Courses

Students are required to attend all scheduled appointments/sessions in each course. Students not present when attendance is taken will be considered absent. Absence in excess of 20% of the total clock hours in any course will result in a final grade reduction of one letter grade for that course. Each department will determine general policy for monitoring attendance in assigned course(s).

There are no excused absences with this policy. The only exception is an APPROVED ABSENCE, as described herein.

Clinical Courses (Program in Dentistry)

Dental students are required to attend all scheduled clinic sessions as a requirement of each specific clinical course. There are no excused absences. The only exception is an APPROVED ABSENCE as described herein.

Clinical Courses (Program in Dental Hygiene)

Dental hygiene students are required to attend all scheduled clinic sessions as a requirement of each specific clinical course. There are no excused absences. The only exception is an APPROVED ABSENCE as described herein.