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Career Trek Cancellation & No-Show Policy

Career Trek Cancellations

If a Career Trek has less than five registrants, it will be canceled unless the host employer states otherwise.

Student Cancellations

If you must cancel your reservation to participate in a Career Trek, contact Casey Siega-Riz ( with a detailed email explaining why you are no longer able to attend. Students that cancel their reservation within 48 hours of the Career Trek itself are considered No Shows. Please read below for more detail regarding the consequences of No Shows.

Student No-Shows

Students who cancel their Career Trek reservation within 48 hours and/or students who do not show up to the event at all without prior notice are considered “No Shows.” Consequently, students must adhere to the following instructions: 

  • Write an apology email to the main point of contact for the host company (as listed with the University Career Center). Copy both the Program Manager Casey Siega-Riz ( and the Career Center inbox ( Send the apology email within 30 days of the date of the Career Trek missed.

Until this letter is received by Career Center staff, students’ Handshake accounts will be blocked, resulting in limited access to its resources.

NOTE: If a student is a no show for more than one Career Trek and/or has no showed for other Career Center activities, the Career Trek program manager (Casey Siega-Riz) may terminate the student’s Career Center privileges at her discretion. 

Certain circumstances may be an exception to the No Show policy. Please contact Casey Siega-Riz ( within 48 hours of the event with a detailed explanation of your situation.