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article 1—student rights and responsibilities

Part 1. Student Rights

§ 1‑107 Religious Beliefs, Observances, and Practices

(a) Illinois law requires the University to reasonably accommodate its students’ religious beliefs, observances, and practices in regard to admissions, class attendance, and the scheduling of examinations and work requirements. (See § 1-501; Article 3, Part 2.)

(b) Any student may appeal in writing an instructor’s decision on a request based on religious beliefs, observances, and practices to the dean of the academic unit offering the course. Before taking action, the dean or director should request that the instructor explain his or her decision in writing.