Attendance Regulations Violations Guidelines
Lanier Technical College adheres to the attendance information noted under the section
on attendance regulations. However, some programs' attendance policies are more
stringent because they are based on licensing requirements.
Three incidents of being tardy for class equates to an absence. When a student has
only two more absences before violating the attendance policy, the instructor will
provide a written (hand delivered, mailed, or electronic mail) warning that dismissal
from the course for excessive absences is near, with a copy to the academic supervisor.
Attendance Regulations Violations Procedures
- When a student's program allows only two more absences before violation of the program's
attendance policy, the instructor will provide a written warning. This warning should
be via the Attendance Regulations Violation Form and may be transmitted by E-mail
or hard copy.
- The instructor will meet with the student to discuss the reasons for absences and/or
incidents of tardiness. This meeting should include development of a plan to prevent
additional absences and/or tardiness. This plan may include referral to the Coordinator
of Disability Services or periodic follow-up meetings with an academic administrator.
- If the student is absent two more times, the instructor will refer the student to
the academic supervisor for approval of dismissal action. Under exceptional circumstances,
the academic supervisor may decide not to dismiss the student but may impose other
- As a part of the dismissal meeting with the student, the instructor or academic
supervisor should discuss re-enrollment options for the following quarter.
Code of Conduct Violations Procedures
- The instructor will refer any student who violates any of the academically-related
code of conduct actions to the academic supervisor. The instructor will refer any
student who violates any of the other code of conduct actions to the Vice President
for Student Affairs.
- The appropriate administrator will meet with the student to discuss the action and
investigate the allegations as necessary.
- Depending upon the severity and the number of occurrences of the action, the administrator
will impose appropriate sanctions (verbal or written warning, probation, suspension,
- The administrator will document the process and notify the instructor of the action.