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Policy on Work-Restricted Religious Holidays

Federal law and University policy prohibit discrimination on the basis of religious belief. It is the policy of the University of Louisville to accommodate students, faculty, and staff who observe religious work-restricted holy days. Students who observe work-restricted religious holy days must be allowed to do so without jeopardizing their academic standing in any course. Faculty are obliged to accommodate students’ request(s) for adjustments in course work on the grounds of religious observance, provided that the student(s) make such request(s) in writing during the first two (2)weeks of term.

Deans and department chairs must investigate and resolve student complaints arising from alleged faculty failure to make reasonable accommodation under these guidelines.

 Note: A calendar of typical work-restricted holidays is available at: http://louisville.edu/provost/diversity/policies.html

 * Information about specific holidays is also available by phone from the Provost's Office at (502) 852-6153.

 

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