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Attendance

Guidelines on Attendance

No student shall be given credit in any course unless he/she is enrolled in the course and attends his/her classes regularly.

Based on the ruling of the Commission on Higher Education, a student who accumulates a number of absences more than 20% of the prescribed number of meeting in one (1) term may be given a final grade of "5.00" (FAILURE).

NO. OF UNITS PER COURSE
(Lecture or LFDW*)
NO. OF ABSENCES
1
3 absences
2
5 absences
3
7 absences
4
9 absences
5
11 absences

* LFDW stands for Laboratory, Field, Design or Drawing courses

In cases of excused absences, the student concerned must present a written explanation duly approved by the Dean or the Prefect of Students.

The student is considered excused if he/she:

  • officially represents Malayan Colleges Laguna in external activities; and/or
  • officially represents his/her college to inter-collegiate activities

Student Leave of Absence

A student who plans to discontinue his/her studies for more than one regular term must secure an APPLICATION FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE (MCL OCR-009A) on or before the deadline set by the Office of the College Registrar.

Reactivation

A student who has applied for a LEAVE OF ABSENCE and intends to come back must secure an APPLICATION FOR REACTIVATION (MCL OCR-010A) for reactivation and submit the same at least six (6) weeks before the registration period.