Carnegie Mellon University

Weekly Recitations

The course description mentions weekly recitations. Are you required to attend? And where do you go if you want to attend?

Attendance at weekly recitation is required unless it is determined by your section's Teaching Assistant that you are exempt.  More information about recitation exemptions will be available from your Teaching Assistant once the course begins.  The course location is included in CMU's Schedule of Classes and will be included in your schedule.  If any location changes need to occur your TA will notify you of the location.

Early Access answer only: There are no weekly recitations during Early Access sections; however, if you do not complete the course during Early Access, you are expecting to attend weekly recitations during your scheduled Mini.


The course description mentions weekly recitations. How do you know if you are required to attend?

Attendance at weekly recitation is required unless it is determined by your section's Teaching Assistant that you are exempt.  More information about recitation exemptions will be available from your Teaching Assistant once the course begins.  

Early Access answer only: There are no weekly recitations during Early Access sections; however, if you do not complete the course during Early Access, you are expecting to attend weekly recitations during your scheduled Mini.


What happens if I miss a Weekly Recitation?

Attendance at weekly recitation is required unless it is determined by your section's Teaching Assistant that you are exempt.  More information about recitation exemptions will be available from your Teaching Assistant once the course begins.  For more information about the weight given to attendance, please review the Grading Policy.  

Early Access answer only: There are no weekly recitations during Early Access sections; however, if you do not complete the course during Early Access, you are expecting to attend weekly recitations during your scheduled Mini.