All student health records are confidential. No information contained in a health record may be released without the written consent of a student.
It is the responsibility of a student with a diagnosis such as diabetes, heart disease or epilepsy to inform professors as necessary to protect the student’s well-being or academic advancement.
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Student Health Services does not provide class excuses for minor illnesses or injuries that result in absence from classes.
Absences due to a routine illness or injury
For absences related to a routine illness (cold, flu, etc.) or injury, student should correspond directly with your faculty members regarding your situation as quickly as possible. Ideally, this should be done before you miss a class, exam or other evaluative activity. Student Health Services does not provide a Medical Verification of Illness letter.
Absences due to a serious illness or injury
For absences due to a significant and prolonged illness or injury, Student Health Services, in conjunction with the Office of Student Affairs, may be contacted for support.
Information for faculty
Due to patient confidentiality, Student Health Services cannot release specific information concerning the nature of an illness or injury without the student's consent.