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Crookston Campus Policy

Final Examination for Online Classes
Policy Owner: Registrar
Date Effective: 
December 2013
Date Revised: 
December 2013

POLICY STATEMENT

Final examinations cannot be due prior to the start of the campus scheduled four-day final exam period and the exam due date must be listed in the syllabus. Instructors must provide a minimum of four days to complete asynchronous exams. Instructors must schedule synchronous exams during the campus scheduled four-day final exam period and be listed in the syllabus showing both the day and hour the exam will be given.

REASON FOR POLICY

To provide a standard guide for online classes.

POLICY CONTACTS

SubjectContactPhoneFax/Email
Primary Contact Ken Myers, Registrar 218-281-8200 kmyers@umn.edu

PROCEDURES

There are no procedures associated with this policy.

OTHER INFORMATION

Related Information

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I provide the exam to the student prior to the campus scheduled four-day final exam period?

    Yes, but it cannot be due prior to the campus scheduled four-day final exam period and the student needs to be provided a minimum of four days to complete the exam.

  2. Do I still need to provide four days for the student to complete the exam when it is a multiple-choice test and not an essay exam?

    Yes, all asynchronous exams require that a minimum of four days be provided for the student to take the exam?

  3. If the exam is a true/false, multiple-choice, and fill-in the blank type exam, can I limit the student to a specific amount of time to complete the exam once they open it?

    Yes, you may limit the time the student has to complete the test once they open the exam (1 hour, 1.5 hours, etc.).

POLICY HISTORY

Approved by Faculty Assembly December 20, 2013

Last reviewed: December 2013