122.3 Final Examinations

Created by: Stephanie Ferguson on 02/05/1999
Category: 1 - Academic Affairs; 20 - Responsibility
Originator: Academic Administration
Current File: 122.3
Adoption Date: 03/19/2008
Reviewed for Currency: 03/19/2008
Replaces File: 122.3
Date of Origin: 11/12/1975
Classification: Faculty
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122.3 Final Examinations


A. Background

Final examinations are considered by the faculty to be useful educational instruments.


B. Policy

A final examination is ordinarily given in each course.


C. Guidelines

1. The design of the final examination is at the discretion of the individual professor.

2. Omission of a final examination shall be only in unusual circumstances and shall be approved by the department chair and the Associate Academic Dean.

3. All students in a course are to be required to take the final examination.

4. Examinations shall be given according to the schedule distributed each term by the Associate Dean and University Registrar. Any changes in the scheduling of an examination shall have the prior approval of the Associate Academic Dean.

5. Professors who teach multiple sections of a course may allow students in one section to take the examination with the other section.

6. Students who miss a final examination for legitimate reasons may secure approval from the Associate Academic Dean to take a make-up examination.

7. A student whose absence from a final examination is unexcused is given an "F" on the examination.