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Fall Final Exam Schedule

Fall 2021

December 4, 6-10,2021

This exam schedule is for lecture and seminar sections of a course. Exams for activity, laboratory, and discussion sections are held during the last regular class meeting. One-unit lecture or seminar sections will have the final exam at the last regular class meeting to avoid scheduling conflicts. This includes one-unit lectures that are a component of a multi-component course. 

  • Exams will be held in the regularly assigned classroom on the date and time indicated below.
  • Lecture and Seminar sections meeting 4 or 5 days a week follow the MWF final exam time.
  • Common Final Exams may only be arranged for 3 or more sections of the same course. See final exam policy guidelines.
  • Instructors requesting to change a final exam time must obtain approval from the Department Head/Chair and the College Dean at least 2 weeks prior to the final exam week.
  • Common Finals may be requested for the Saturday preceding Final Exam Week.
  • Lecture or seminar sections that meet in more than one lecture room during the quarter will need to contact University Scheduling at classschedule@calpoly.edu to identify the room for the final exam.

Exam Times for Asynchronous Class Sections
Faculty teaching asynchronous courses are strongly encouraged to give asynchronous final assessments. Doing so has several advantages:

  • It helps students who chose to take an asynchronous class because they have an inflexible or unpredictable work schedule.
  • It helps students who chose to take an asynchronous class because classes are in the middle of the night in their time zone. 
  • It prevents time conflicts with other finals.

If a synchronous final must be given, faculty can choose to give said final on the Saturday preceding finals week using a standard final exam time block (7:10-10:00 AM, 10:10-1:00 PM, 1:10-4:00 PM, or 4:10-7:00 PM) or in one of the 7:10-10:00 PM time slots M, T, W, or R of finals week. 

Students should be informed of the time and date of the final exam as soon as possible, and no later than the first day of class. 

If a student has a time conflict between a final for a synchronous/in-person course and an asynchronous course, the instructor of the asynchronous course must offer the student an alternate time to take the final exam. 

Revised text: April 2021

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Monday/Wednesday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Wednesday/Friday or Monday/Friday

Or Classes Meeting 4 or 5 Days Per Week

Class Start Time Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
7:10am or 7:40am Monday Dec 06 7:10am –10:00am
8:10am Friday Dec 10 7:10am –10:00am
9:10am Wednesday Dec 08 7:10am –10:00am
10:10am Friday Dec 10 10:10am –1:00pm
11:10am Monday Dec 06 10:10am –1:00pm
12:10pm Wednesday Dec 08 10:10am –1:00pm
1:10pm Friday Dec 10 1:10pm –4:00pm
2:10pm Monday Dec 06 1:10pm –4:00pm
3:10pm Wednesday Dec 08 1:10pm –4:00pm
4:10pm or 4:40pm Friday Dec 10 4:10pm –7:00pm
5:10pm or 5:40pm Monday Dec 06 4:10pm –7:00pm
6:10pm or 6:40pm Wednesday Dec 08 4:10pm –7:00pm
7:10pm or 8:10pm Monday Dec 10 7:10pm –10:00pm

Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Class Start Time Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
7:10am or 7:40am Thursday Dec 09 7:10am –10:00am
8:10am Tuesday

Dec 07

7:10am –10:00am
9:10am or 9:40am Thursday Dec 09 10:10am –1:00pm
10:10am Tuesday Dec 07 10:10am –1:00pm
12:10pm Thursday Dec 09 1:10pm –4:00pm
1:10pm or 1:40pm Tuesday Dec 07 1:10pm –4:00pm
2:10pm Thursday Dec 09 4:10pm –7:00pm
3:10pm Tuesday Dec 07 4:10pm –7:00pm
4:10pm or 4:40pm Thursday Dec 09 7:10pm –10:00pm
5:10pm or 5:40pm Wednesday Dec 08 7:10pm –10:00pm
6:10pm or 6:40pm Tuesday Dec 07 7:10pm –10:00pm
7:10pm Tuesday Dec 07 7:10pm –10:00pm
8:10pm Friday Dec 06 7:10pm –10:00pm

Monday Only Classes

Class Start Time Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
5:10pm or 5:40pm Monday Dec 06 4:10pm –7:00pm
6:10pm Friday Dec 10 4:10pm –7:00pm
7:10pm or 8:10pm Monday Dec 06 7:10pm –10:00pm

Tuesday Only Classes

Class Start Time Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
4:10pm or 4:40pm Thursday Dec 09 7:10pm –10:00pm
5:10pm or 5:40pm Tuesday Dec 07 7:10pm –10:00pm
6:10pm Tuesday Dec 07 7:10pm –10:00pm
7:10pm Tuesday Dec 07 7:10pm –10:00pm

Wednesday Only Classes

Class Start Time Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
5:10pm or 5:40pm Wednesday Dec 08 7:10pm –10:00pm
6:10pm Wednesday Dec 08 7:10pm –10:00pm
7:10pm Wednesday Dec 08 7:10pm –10:00pm

Thursday Only Classes

Class Start Time Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
4:10pm or 4:40pm Friday Dec 10 7:10pm –10:00pm
5:10 or 5:40pm Friday Dec 10 7:10pm –10:00pm
6:10pm Friday Dec 10 7:10pm –10:00pm
7:10pm Friday Dec 10 7:10pm –10:00pm

Common Final

A student who is unable to attend the common final due to a conflict with another course’s final shall be permitted to arrange an alternate assessment time with the instructor. This arrangement should be done as early in the term as possible.

Exam Day Exam Date Exam Time
Saturday Dec 04 7:10am-10:00am, 10:10am-1pm, 1:10-4:00pm, 4:10pm-7:00pm, 7:10pm-10:00pm
Monday Dec 06 7:10pm –10:00pm
Tuesday Dec 07 7:10pm –10:00pm
Wednesday Dec 08 7:10pm –10:00pm
Thursday Dec 09 7:10pm –10:00pm

 


Last edited 01/14/2021

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