Before completing this waiver, please note: If you are considering a waiver due to disability-related reasons (including mental health, physical, learning, chronic health, dietary reasons, etc, please contact Learning & Accessibility Services (LAS) instead of filling out this form. LAS can meet with you to discuss accommodations or adjustments that may be needed for your Passage experience or approve an accommodation for an exemption to Passage participation. We value a student’s right to confidentiality–any information or supporting documentation submitted to LAS will be held confidentially. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
If this waiver application is not disability or health-related, please proceed with the following waiver form which will be reviewed by the Wheaton College Passage Waiver Committee.
Wheaton College understands that there are circumstances that may prevent students from participating in Passage. Since Passage is the place to start making Christ-centered friendships, to begin getting to know faculty in a meaningful way, and to develop a Christ-centered vision for their whole college experience, Wheaton encourages students to carefully consider the impact of missing the Passage experience.
There are many reasons students may consider asking for an attendance waiver. In the form below, please indicate your circumstances. As we review requests for attendance waivers, we may have additional questions and possible solutions depending on the circumstances. Please follow the steps outlined here:
s form must be completed and signed by the student. Wheaton College recommends the student discuss the
decision to not attend Passage with family or mentors before completing this waiver. Once submitted, waivers will be
reviewed by the Passage Waiver Committee and relevant college officials.
assage Waiver Committee reviews waivers on a rolling basis, usually bi-weekly. Expect a decision within three
weeks of waiver submission.
er approval would be for the off-campus portion of Orientation. An approved waiver would modify the student’s
arrival/move-in date and require additional guidance from the Wheaton Passage Office. The student would still be
expected to arrive on campus between 12-3 p.m. on Friday, August 19.
Passage: The Orientation Program of Wheaton College