Applicable Relationship to the Deceased
First-degree family members (parents, children), Second-degree family members (siblings, grandparents, grandchildren), and spouse
Number of days granted for bereavement leave
Up to seven (7) consecutive class-meeting days
*If international travel is involved, extra number of days may be granted.
Submit appropriate documentation, such as a funeral acknowledgement card, to the SILS office and receive a prescribed form (guarantor’s signature required). The office issue “Application for Special Consideration for Leave of Absence (bereavement). After applying, hand the form you receive to your course instructor and seek special consideration.
* If you miss English I (Intensive English), English II (Tutorial English), and/or English III(English Academic Writing ), submit the application form to the SILS Office. It will be forwarded to the office of Waseda University Academic Solutions Corporation (Building 29, Room 102)
Notice that the final decision on a student’s absence is left to the discretion of each instructor.