​To create this list go to:
  1. Navigate to Lists > Manage Lists 
  2. Click the Manage basic and advanced lists block under List Actions
  3. Click the List Templates tab
  4. In the Category dropdown, select Absence
  5. Click View/Copy for the Absence Export 
  6. Click the Display Fields Tab
  7. Click the X next to Academic Block.Block, Course Base.Course Title and/or any other fields you don't want to display in the list
  8. Mark Enable grouping options
  9. Select the Filters tab
  10. Click the + under Global Filters and find Excuse Type.Excuse any of (and the type you only want to display such as Absent - No Excuse) if you want all reasons to display then select is not null
  11. Click the + under Global Filters and find Absence.Calendar Date on Today
  12. Name the List, and select a category if Desired
  13. Click Save or Save & Exit