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Final Exam Conflict Policy

Scheduling of final examinations for labs and approved non-series courses, when required, will be the responsibility of the individual instructors. Instructors should contact the Office of the Registrar via email at scheduling@providence.edu to request a room for their final examination.

Those instructors with three or more sections of the same course may request permission from the Dean of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies to consolidate their exams into one single time. Once approval has been granted, instructors are asked to contact the Office of the Registrar via email at scheduling@providence.edu to request a room for their final examination.

In the event that a student has two examinations scheduled for the same time, consideration and accommodation should be made and treated like a make-up exam.

Conflict Policy

Given the adoption of a three final exam-per-day schedule, students who have three or more final examinations scheduled for the same day are considered to have an exam schedule conflict and may opt to have one of the exams rescheduled to another day during the exam period. If students in this situation choose to reschedule one of the exams, they should contact their professors beginning with courses fulfilling free electives. If there is no such course, contact professors of courses fulfilling core/minor requirements. If either category of courses is not possible, students will contact professors teaching courses fulfilling major requirements.

If students are unable to resolve the conflict after discussion with their professors, students must submit a written request to the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies no later than Friday, April 26th. Make-Up of a final exam must be taken during the “Conflict Exam Period” on the last day of the semester unless both student and instructor agree on an alternate date and time.