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University decides not to mandate makeup classes

The University will not reschedule classes missed Monday because of the snow and ice storm, but will offer the option for professors to use Thursday, April 24 - the first day of the reading period - as a make-up day.

The policy relates only to Trinity College, the Pratt School of Engineering and The Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences.

"Faculty are in the best position to determine whether there is need to make up the material/lab that was missed and if so, whether a make up class/lab period is needed or the work can be incorporated into the remaining regularly scheduled class/lab periods," officials said in a statement.

If a make-up class or period is needed, it will be held in the same time period and the same room or lab as the canceled class or lab on the single make-up day. No makeup classes can be arranged at any other time.

A test, quiz or exam may not be given in this make-up class or lab.

Faculty may communicate with the registrar their desire to make up a specific class or lab on April 24.

In turn, the registrar will assure that the room is available and open at the scheduled time - the regularly scheduled time for that class or lab on Mondays.

Faculty are requested to communicate with their students as soon as possible about whether a make-up class or lab will be held or whether the missed material will be incorporated into the remaining regularly scheduled classes or labs.


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