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Special Exam Policies

Definition

A Special Exam is an examination for a course that is administered at a time other than the regularly scheduled class hours. These are often put in place to provide a common examination for a multiple section course or to provide an examination time that has a longer duration.

Publication

Starting for Fall 2014, Special Exams are published in the Schedule of Classes. They can be viewed as part of the class in Enroll & Pay or on classes.ku.edu.

Resolutions of Conflicts

If a special examination(s) conflicts with a student’s obligation to other regularly scheduled classes, the student shall be accorded the opportunity to take the examination or test at a time NOT in conflict with other regularly scheduled university classes.

In case a student is subjected to conflicting examinations the highest in the alphabetical order would arrange an examination at a different time for the affected student. If the conflict is within the same department, then the higher numbered course would make the arrangements.

Example:

BIOL 100 is in conflict with PHSX 200. PHSX 200 would make the accommodation.

PHSX 200 is in conflict with PHSX 500. PHSX 500 would make the accommodation.


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