10 Helpful Excuses for Being Late to Online Class [That Actually Work]

Online classes, the virtual monotony and ease or we can say a mixed messed up bundle which every student is experiencing these days. Being late in Online class is nothing new, as a matter of fact it happens with every student more often reasons being real or unreal. What do you say when you’re late to class? Interestingly, being late in online class has actually no connection with your academics or sincerity, exceptions excluded.

You are late and no judgments associated if you have a genuine reason or an excuse and unless you are getting late daily. Talking about exceptions, are you the one likes to take a special entry in online class always by joining it late? If you are not the one craving for attention but looking for a real and believable excuse for being late to online class, we may help.

So, what is a good excuse for late school online? Let’s read in this section 10 Helpful Excuses for Being Late to Online Class.

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My Zoom stopped working

Most of the schools are conducting online classes through Zoom and often it lags or stops working. If you have attended a class before it, you are easily excused as you can claim it was working then but not when you were trying to log in to new session. Even if it is your first session or using some other medium of online class like Microsoft Teams, you can use it as per suitability, it works.

Waiting for the host to start the meeting

This is yet another excuse which we have heard in almost every online class. In every online class there is this one student who is always in the waiting room. Sometimes teachers are on ignorant mode and sometimes it gets unnoticed as teacher is busy teaching in the class.

Family Emergency

My mom fell in the washroom, her ankle got twisted and I was helping her or My brother got injured and was severely bleeding, I was assisting my mom with his bandage. Family emergencies like this or related ones do work as good excuse for being late to online class.

Network issue or power outage

Blame it to weather or the service provider, network issues or power outage makes for one of the best excuses ever for being late to Online Class.

 System got shut

I pressed the Power button accidentally and system was shut down. Very much believable excuse if you are late to online class by five or ten minutes.

I was stuck in the elevator

You had gone down to fetch your courier and while coming back you were stuck in the elevator. Works well for all those students who live in high rise building or upper floors.

Automatic Updates

If you are attending online class through your PC or Laptop, Automatic updates installation is one excuse that can buy you good enough time, so next time you are like real late, do try it but don’t use it often.

Tragedy in your society or area like neighbors’ house caught fire

You cannot stay calm and attend your online class in such a situation, it can be dangerous. You were helping them or calling the fire department or taking care of your little sibling while your parents were out for help.

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I haven’t received the link

Another very much believable excuse, you didn’t receive the link and was trying texting everyone to send it to you. Teachers are mostly posting the links in group chats or the portal and it is hard to find out why one student has not receive it, so you can try it sometimes.

I am on medication and was feeling drowsy

Health issues often saves you and if you say you are on medication which Induces drowsiness, your teacher will surely believe you and will be concerned as well. So grab the attention and go for it.