Students are expected to attend all class sessions. The university places the responsibilities of attendance upon the student. Tardiness and absences are dealt with by the instructor. Each student is expected to complete all course requirements regardless. Students with financial aid must attend class prior to the census date each semester or risk being dropped from the class for non-attendance.

No person shall attend Adams State University classes on a regular basis without being properly registered and without paying appropriate tuition and fees. Exceptions to this policy are made for senior citizens and current or retired Adams State faculty who may attend classes with the permission of the instructor and the vice president for Academic Affairs. The policy does not apply to designated community activities such as the community orchestra, etc. Visitors may attend class on a one-time basis with permission. See the COF section for information regarding this tuition off-set program.