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Reporting Absences (BU LINK K-8 only) - PHONE CALL

If your student will be late or absent, please call the Boulder Universal Attendance line at 720-561-5101.  Please leave a detailed voicemail with the following information:

  • Student's first and last name
  • Student's grade
  • Date of absence
  • Reason for absence. 
  • Be sure to include your name, phone number, and relationship to student. 

If you need to provide documentation for the absence (doctor/dentist note or appointment), please email to  Emailed explanations will not be accepted without an accompanying phone call to the attendance line.

BU K-12

If your student plans to visit the BU Lab as a reminder, BVSD's illness protocol is as follows:

If your student is experiencing any of the following symptoms they must stay home:

Major Symptoms

Minor Symptoms

  • Fever (100.4 or above)

  • Cough 

  • Chills or feeling feverish

  • Loss of taste or smell

  • Runny nose or Congestion

  • Sore Throat

  • Headache

  • Muscle / Body aches or pain

  • Diarrhea 

  • Vomiting / Nausea

  • Feeling extremely tired

  • If a student is experiencing any other COVID-like symptom (minor symptoms) that last longer than 48 hrs they must have a negative PCR COVID test to return to school or they will need to stay home for 10 days.

  • Testing is available through BVSD and COVID Check Colorado throughout the district - see the schedule here.

Additional information on symptoms and when it's ok to return after an illness can be found here:  CDPHE How Sick is Too Sick?