When a student is called up for active duty in either the
National Guard or Reserves, Dakota Wesleyan University will take one of
the following actions. The particular option chosen will be determined
by the student and approved by the Academic Dean:
- If the academic term is nearly complete, students will be allowed
to take early finals or have finals proctored at their place of deployment.
- If the deployment is during the academic term, students will be given
the option of taking incompletes and finishing work later. In these
cases, the work will be completed away from campus and the incomplete
deadline will be extended to allow reasonable completion of the academic
work while deployed.
- If the deployment is during the academic term and students do not
choose to take the option of incomplete grades, students may withdraw
from DWU with full refunds of their tuition and prorated refunds of
room and board.
- If the deployment is for a limited time, and the student will be able
to return to campus before the end of the academic term, students may
take excused absences in their classes. If the number of excused absences
is such that successful completion of course is not possible, the student,
the academic dean and the instructor will work together to determine
a solution to the problem.
The Academic Dean will send a letter to other offices on campus informing
them of the student's decision. This letter will be used by campus offices
for any processing that needs to happen as a result of the mobilization.
Additional withdrawal or incomplete paperwork is not required in these