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Requests for Postponements

From time to time, professors receive requests from students to be excused from regularly scheduled exams or to arrange to take such exams at on an alternative date and time.  Only the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs may grant permission to the students to do so.  The school’s rules for rescheduling exams are strict and are rigidly adhered to.

It is the responsibility of the student to timely notify the Registrar of exam conflicts.  In the event permission is granted to the student to postpone a particular exam because two examinations are scheduled to start within 16 hours of each other, the Registrar will decide which of the exams will be postponed and will notify the student of the decision prior to the last day of class.

Students also may seek permission from the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs to postpone an exam because of a medical incapacity, religious observance, or the death or documented serious medical emergency of a close family member.  It is the student's responsibility to notify the Registrar prior to the exam, and, in the case of the student's medical incapacity, to submit a doctor's letter stating that the student was unable to take the exam for medical reasons