Frequently Asked Questions

When does a release waiver need to be completed by students?

A release waiver needs to be completed for non-academic programs, events, activities, etc. A waiver also needs to be completed if, for example, students are traveling for a required class but they may have free time during the course of the trip, may possibly partake in activities that are not part of or included as part of the scheduled trip or activity. Instructions for completing and retaining waivers within your respective department are located at ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/forms/.