Exemption Request

Spiritual Life

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Exemption Process

Reminders

  1. The Spiritual Life Exemption online form must be completed.
  2. Students requesting an exemption must submit a new Exemption Request each semester.
  3. In order to receive the full number of exemptions, the exemption must be processed by Fall Break in the fall semester or by Spring Break in the spring semester, or within two weeks from the start date of any reason given for the exemption.
  4. Students must submit the required documentation/evidence of the reason for the exemption; e.g., a letter from the new employer on company letterhead, doctor’s note, etc. You can view acceptable example documentation here.
  5. Failure to submit an exemption request by the appropriate deadline may result in a student’s failure to earn enough points for the semester.
  6. Approved exemption requests received by the deadline of the semester will be given exemption points if they are approved which will get them closer to their goal of 500 points.
  7. A student who is approved for a 5 day-per-week exemption will still be required to earn 130 (equivalent to attending 13 chapels) points.

Qualifications

  1. Students have a job (on or off campus) that prohibits them from attending chapel during the 11 o’clock hour. 
  2. Students are volunteering (on or off campus) that prohibits them from attending chapel during the 11 o’clock hour. 
  3. Students have a doctor’s or therapist’s note excusing them from chapel requirements based on mental/physical/emotional health.