Absence Request Page

To display the Absence Request Page, click the Supervise menu at the top menu bar, then use the View dropdown and select Absence Request.

Absence Requests are created by members through the My Schedule Page and Messages Page.

This page shows Absence Requests that were placed against Shifts in that week. Using the table you can sort, filter, and get a better view of the Absence Requests that are pending.


Absence Request Page supports Paging, Sorting, and Filtering. Refer to Paging, Sorting, Filtering for more information.


Following tasks can be performed from the Absence Request Page.


Review Absence Request

  • Locate the Absence Request you wish to review.
  • Click the ellipsis icon in the rightmost column, then select Edit from the dropdown menu. Alternatively just click directly on the table row to bring up a review form.
  • Approve or Deny the request using the buttons inside the form. If you wish to further discuss the request, click the View this in Messages link.

How to view history

  • Locate the Absence Request of which you'd like to review history
  • Click the ellipsis icon in the rightmost column, then select View History from the dropdown menu

View Request in Messages

In some cases, rather than approving or denying, you may wish to discuss the Absence Request further with the member who requested it, or with other Supervisors.

  • Locate the Absence Request which you'd like to further discuss
  • Click the ellipsis icon in the rightmost column, then select View in Messages from the dropdown menu

Use quick approval

  • Locate the Absence Request you wish to approve
  • Click the ellipsis icon in the rightmost column, then select Approve from the dropdown menu

Use quick deny

  • Locate the Absence Request you wish to deny
  • Click the ellipsis icon in the rightmost column, then select Deny from the dropdown menu