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Student absence policy: What faculty and staff need to know

At the beginning of Fall Term, 2022, the University of Manitoba implemented a new policy around brief and temporary student absences. Whereas students have typically been required to produce a medical note or other documentation to justify a missed assignment, test or exam, now students are asked to fill out a self-declaration form instead. This new policy is meant to make things easier for students dealing with situations that require an absence for up to 120 hours.

Find out what staff and faculty need to know.

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