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Fall 2017 Final Examination Schedule

Prep (Dead) Week

Please Note: No examination (unit or final) may be scheduled seven calendar days prior to the first scheduled day of semester examinations, except for specific types of courses. (University Handbook F70)

I. Group Examinations


Group Examination Matrix
Examination TimeExamination Date/Day
 Dec 11
Monday
Dec 12
Tuesday
Dec 13
Wednesday
Dec 14
Thursday
Dec 15
Friday
7:30 AM – 9:20 AMACCTG 241
ME 512
COMM 105
COMM 106
ACCTG 231
FSHS 350
GRMN 101
GRMN 102
GRMN 201
GRMN 301
STAT 325
ECON 110
ECON 120
FREN 101
FREN 102
FREN 103
FREN 201
FREN 301
BIOL 198
CIS 200
SPAN 101
SPAN 102
SPAN 201
SPAN 301
FSHS 110
PHYS 214
6:20 PM – 8:10 PMCHM 110
CHM 111
CHM 210
CHM 230
MANGT 366
FINAN 450
ME 212
PHYS 113
PHYS 114

MATH 100
MATH 205
MATH 220
MATH 221
MATH 222

PHYS 115
PHYS 213
 

Note: The following definitions apply to Sections II, III and IV below:

  • Regular session courses are those that meet for the entire 16-week term.
  • Non-standard session courses are those meeting during the term for a shorter or longer period of time than a regular session course.

II. Examinations for other regular session courses that begin BEFORE 5:00 PM


Examination Matrix
Examination TimeExamination Date/Day
 Dec 11
Monday
Dec 12
Tuesday
Dec 13
Wednesday
Dec 14
Thursday
Dec 15
Friday
9:40 AM – 11:30 AMT 9:35 – 10:30T 1:35 – 2:30T 11:35 – 12:30T 10:35 – 11:30T 2:35 – 3:30
11:50 AM – 1:40 PMW 7:35 – 8:30W 9:35 – 10:30W 10:35 – 11:30W 12:35 – 1:30W 8:35 – 9:30
2:00 PM – 3:50 PMT 6:00 – 7:30T 8:35 – 9:30T 12:35 – 1:30T 3:35 – 4:30T 7:35 – 8:30
4:10 PM – 6:00 PMW 1:35 – 2:30W 3:35 – 4:30W 6:00 – 7:30W 2:35 – 3:30W 11:35 – 12:30
  1. Use the W designation:
    1. For classes that have one of the following meeting patterns: MTWUF, MTWU, MTWF, MWUF, MTW, MWF, MWU, WUF, MW, MU, MF, WU, WF, M, W, and F.
    2. Find the class meeting start time in the time ranges in the Examination Matrix.
    3. Example: A class that regularly meets MWF at 11:30 AM will be examined on Wednesday, December 13th, 11:50 AM – 1:40 PM; used W 10:35 – 11:30 on the Examination Matrix.
    4. See the Policy for Standard Class Meeting Times.
    5. In case of a student term final examination conflict, see V., A. below.
    6. In case of a term final examination room conflict, see V., B., 2. below.
  2. Use the T designation:
    1. For classes that have one of the following meeting patterns: MTUF, TWUF, MTU, MTF, MUF, TWU, TWF, TUF, MT, TW, TU, TF, UF, T, and U.
    2. Find the class meeting start time in the time ranges in the Examination Matrix.
    3. Example: A class that regularly meets TU at 8:05 AM will be examined on Friday, December 15th, 2:00 PM – 3:50 PM; used T 7:35 – 8:30 on the Examination Matrix.
    4. See the Policy for Standard Class Meeting Times.
    5. In case of a student term final examination conflict, see V., A. below.
    6. In case of a term final examination room conflict, see V., B., 2. below.
  3. Classes with non-standard start times:
    1. Classes with non-standard start times and designated with either a W or T or in the list for W or T (see II., A. & B. above) will have term final examinations as designated in II. matrix above.
    2. Example: A WUF class with a non-standard class start meeting time of 1:15 PM will be examined on Thursday, December 14th, 11:50 AM – 1:40 PM; used W 12:35 – 1:30 on the Examination Matrix.
    3. See the Policy for Standard Class Meeting Times.
    4. In case of a student term final examination conflict, see V., A. below.
    5. In case of a term final examination room conflict, see V., B., 2. below.
  4. Term final examinations for courses that begin before 5:00 PM and meet only once weekly will be scheduled according to the regular term final examination schedule.

III. Examinations for regular session courses that begin 5:00 PM OR LATER

  1. Classes that meet only one night per week (M or T or W or U or F) will be examined during the final examination week at 6:20 PM – 8:10 PM on the night the class would regularly meet.
  2. Classes with multiple meeting nights that include Wednesday (MTWUF, MTWU, MTWF, MWUF, MTW, MWF, MWU, WUF, MW, WU, WF) or MU, or MF will be examined on Wednesday during the final examination week at 6:20 PM – 8:10 PM.
  3. Classes with multiple meeting nights that include Tuesday (MTUF, TWUF, MTU, MTF, MUF, TWU, TWF, TUF, MT, TW, TU, TF) or UF will be examined on Tuesday during the final examination week at 6:20 PM – 8:10 PM.

IV. Examinations for non-standard session courses

  1. Term Final examinations for all non-standard session courses must be given during the last class meeting of the course.

V. General Information

  1. Student Examination Conflicts
    1. Students scheduled to take a group examination at the time of the night final examination will take the night class examination at a time to be arranged during final examination week in consultation with the night class instructor.
    2. Students who have more than two examination scheduled in a 24-clockhour period (a 24 hour period starting at any time) may petition for a final examination change in the following manner:
      1. Petition the instructor(s) of the highest numbered class(es) to schedule an alternate time to take the final examination(s) during final examination period.
      2. If the necessary rescheduling cannot be resolved through the instructor(s) involved and both courses are in the same college, the academic dean will make the rescheduling decision.
      3. If the rescheduling cannot be resolved through the instructors and the courses are in different colleges, the University Provost will make the rescheduling decision.
    3. Students must notify the instructor(s) involved and have resolved final examination conflicts at least seven days prior to the beginning of finals week.
  2. Faculty Information
    1. No class shall meet after December 9, and all examinations shall be given as scheduled.
    2. Departmental schedulers should schedule general use classroom space for final examinations for night courses and group examinations by contacting Division of Facilities Room Scheduling and completing a "Request for Use of University Buildings and Grounds" form.
    3. Grades must be submitted and approved in KSIS by Tuesday, December 20, 5:00 PM.
    4. University Handbook – Final Examination Policy – http://www.k-state.edu/academicservices/fhbook/fhsecf.html
    5. Committee on Academic Policy and Procedure (CAPP) – Guidelines For Interpreting Term Final Examination Schedule – http://www.k-state.edu/capp/guidelines/finalsched.pdf