Evening and Final Exam Scheduling

Evening Examination Scheduling

Scheduling of evening examinations is prompted primarily by the desire of some departments to give course examinations for their large multiple division courses.  Also, some faculty feel that the normal 50-minute daytime period is insufficient for students to properly take their tests.  This reason particularly applies to graduate-level courses.

The evening exam schedule will be available late-July through mid-December for the fall term, mid-December through early-May for the spring term and mid-June through late-July for the summer term.

Final Examination Scheduling

The Office of the Registrar Academic & Classroom Scheduling is responsible for preparing a 16th week schedule in accordance with the policies prescribed by the Educational Policy Committee of the University Senate. The policy is to schedule a two-hour meeting time for each class during the 16th week of the session, commonly referred to as the final examination period. The goal in developing this schedule is to minimize direct conflicts, minimize the number of students having more than two exams on one day, and minimize the number of back-to-back exams for students.

The final exam schedule will be available in late September for the fall term, in late February for the spring term, and in late June for the summer term. Until the final exam schedule is published, students should be prepared to be on campus through the end of the final exam period. Check the academic calendar for final exam dates.

Over 130,000 student class meetings are scheduled within the 30 prescribed two-hour class periods in the 16th week.

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