Attendance

Attendance

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Attendance in the College Now program is essential, and students are more likely to succeed if they attend consistently. Research shows that "regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways to prepare for success—both in school and life." 

Though the course instructor determines individual course attendance policy, we monitor student attendance daily and communicate directly with each student after each absence. As a guideline, students can expect instructors to adhere to the following attendance policy:

  • Students enrolled in a 1-credit course will be allowed one (1) absence, and if students exceed the (1) absence, they will be maybe withdrawn (W) from the class.
  • Students enrolled in a 3-credit course will be allowed three (3) absences, and if students exceed the (3) absences, they may be withdrawn (W) from the class. 
    • Please note that a (W) will be assigned ONLY if this is before the college's official withdrawal period. Students will be given a WU if the absence totaling (3) occurs beyond the official withdrawal period (see calendar).

If you are running late for class or will be absent due to unforeseen circumstances, you can notify us in one of the following ways:

  1. Google Voice and Text: 929-352-5776
  2. Email: collegenow@jjay.cuny.edu
  3. Notify your professor
     

Remember missing a class should be rare, and it is important not to schedule appointments when you have your class.  

IMPORTANT
The maximum amount of credits students can earn in the College Now program throughout CUNY is 15.