Absence Policy

The Office of Health Service will provide a student with a notification of illness after evaluation or will communicate an extended absence (3 days or more) to the Associate Vice-President of Student Life. Medical documentation from your physician is required.

Additional note
This is not intended to be an excuse - only verification that student was seen in Health Service. Instructors may have individual attendance policies. 

Purpose: To provide communication to the professors, to validate excused absences and to keep health records current.

Extended Absences of 3 or more days
Student must get medical release before returning to school and resuming activities. The medical release should include restriction of activities, if applicable. This information is given to the office of Student Health Services.

  1. Address: 5700 College Rd, Krasa Student Center 116, Lisle, IL 60532
  2. Phone: (630) 829-6046
  3. Fax: (630) 829-6035

Additional Note
It is not the staff's responsibility to make arrangements for missed classroom assignments, materials, etc. Students are encouraged to contact instructors regarding work covered in their absence.

Health Tip
Hand washing is your best defense against colds, flu, and other viruses.
Remember to wash hands after using keyboards and the mouse, and especially before eating meals.

Contact Information
Location:  Krasa 116
Phone:  630-829-6046
Fax:  630-829-6035
E-mail:  studenthealth@ben.edu