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Exam Conflicts

Student Responsibility for Exam Conflicts

Final exam information will be available one week prior to the start of the term.

A final exam conflict exists when a student has:

  • Three or more final exams scheduled on the same day.
  • Two final exams occuring at the same time.
  • When a student's final exam occurs contemporaneously with his or her commencement ceremony for spring or summer conferral.

During the semester, exam conflicts can occur only if a scheduled exam time overlaps with a scheduled class meeting time or another scheduled exam time. Having multiple exams scheduled on the same day, during the semester, is not otherwise an exam conflict.

Students who find themselves with an exam conflict should contact the instructors of the courses and explain the conflict in exams a maximum of two weeks after exam times are posted by instructors. Usually one instructor will be able to schedule an alternate time for the student to take the exam. Students are not expected to negotiate exam conflicts between two faculty members. If students are unable to arrange the re-scheduling of examinations with the faculty, undergraduate students should contact their respective Associate Dean’s office which will assist with rescheduling the exam. Graduate students should contact their academic department. Students are not expected to miss a regularly scheduled course meeting in order to complete an examination for another course.

Undergraduate Associate Deans by School

Published: Dec 03, 2019 12:52:16