McMaster Student Absence Form (MSAF)
Use this form when you missed or will miss an evaluation that is worth less than 25%.
Relief for Missed Academic Work
Use this form when you have been or will be absent for more than three consecutive days, the evaluation measure is worth 25% or more (not a final exam), and/or you have already used the MSAF.
Request for Deferred Final Exam
Use this form when you will be missing an exam during the final exam period for extenuating medical or personal reasons.
Use this form when you will be missing an exam during the final exam period for a religious, indigenous, or spiritual reason.
Professional Practice (Clinical) Absence
Students cannot use the MSAF form to report absences in Professional Practice courses.
When you have been or will be absent from a class/shift for any of the following courses, you must immediately notify your tutor for the course using contact information found in the course outline. In addition, notify your Placement Agency according to the procedure the Agency has outlined.
NURSING 1I02, 1J02, 1K02, 2L03, 2K02, 2P03, 2J04, 2U04, 3QQ3, 3ZA3, 3ZB3, 3X03, 3Y04, 4J07, 4K10
Consult Instructor of Course(s) regarding formal Accommodations
If you have formal accommodations through Student Accessibility Services (McMaster), Accessible Learning Services (Mohawk), or Accessibility Services (Conestoga) it is important that you communicate this as soon as possible to your instructor(s) in order to determine how you will be accommodated throughout the course.