Request to Miss Classes

Complete and submit this form if you are requesting time away from Deerfield under the Pursuit of Excellence Policy, or the College Visit Policy, or if you have another specific reason you need to miss classes.

Please note the Request to Miss Classes Form is not intended for medical absences or family emergencies. Any absence related to medical issues (such as doctors’ appointments, injury, surgery, or chronic illness) must be approved through the Health Center. Parents or guardians are asked to call the Health Center directly (413-774-1600) to discuss their child’s plans.

Students are allowed to miss a maximum of five (5) class days and requests must be received at least three (3) days prior to the event.