9.1.1 – Academic Rights and Responsibilities of Students

POLICY:  Spoon River College requires students to notify their faculty in advance of any absences and to request make up work resulting from participation in approved College sponsored event or activity.


This policy applies to Spoon River College students.


  1. Approved College activities could include athletics, clubs, and organizations.
  2. Faculty can recommend a student not participate due to unsatisfactory academic progress or if missing an academic session will jeopardize student success.
  3. Faculty will be officially notified of students involved in organizations, activities, and sponsored events prior to the event by the Director of Athletics and Intramurals or the Organization or Club Advisor.