Academic Operational Policies

Subject: Accommodation for Religious Observance Number:  AOP 200
Issued by: Senior Vice-President Academic Date Issued:  October 2004
Supersedes: N/A Page:  1 of 1
Links: Cancellation of Classes – AOP 202

Evaluation of Student Performance – AOP 224

Code of Conduct: Academic Employees – AOP 201

Student Accommodation for Religious Observance Request

Academic Centre for Testing


 February 2020

Accommodation for Religious Observance

1. Introduction and Purpose

This policy and its associated procedure outline Loyalist College’s approach to accommodating its community’s observance of religious holidays. 

2. Application

This policy applies to the Loyalist College community.

3. Policy Statement

Loyalist College is committed to respecting the religious beliefs and practices of all members of our learning community, and to make accommodation for religious observances. Every effort will be made to avoid academic scheduling in-class assignments, placement, co-op, clinical, tests or final examinations on days identified as significant religious events.

4. References