Illustration of speech bubbles representing things that professors say, including "Is this a real emergency?" and "The syllabus says you can only take two personal days before your grade is lowered, so..." Illustration by Rosalie Zuckermann | The Mossy Log
Illustration of speech bubbles representing things that professors say, including "Is this a real emergency?" and "The syllabus says you can only take two personal days before your grade is lowered, so..." Illustration by Rosalie Zuckermann | The Mossy Log

Professors must respect individualized needs

While I am perfectly aware that there are the rare few students who will look at these accommodations as a “free pass” to start skipping classes whenever they want to, but you cannot make a sweeping generalization to the rest of us.


First and foremost, this is not a response to any event that has happened over this semester and this is not an attack at any specific professor. I am expressing my frustrations at the difficult situation, the expectations with accommodations within a classroom setting, that many of us are put in and many more than me have expressed their frustrations at as well. Please do not take this as a passive aggressive way of me saying that I do not appreciate the work my professors, along with others, have done. I understand that they do try their best. Read more…


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