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Rule 80 & 81 Exams

The time blocks allow up to two hours  for the exam and administration. This includes any time the instructor needs for room set-up, student check-in, the exam, and returning the room to the original set-up. As exams may be scheduled back-to-back, it is important that the exam not exceed the allotted two hour time slot that has been assigned.

Rule 80 (Common) Exams

Exams scheduled outside of normal class periods are either Common Examinations (Rule 80) or Out-of-class Examinations (Rule 81). If the exam does not meet the criterion for Rule 80, then Rule 81 may be an option.

Common Exam Guidelines

Up to four (4) common exams may be scheduled outside of the official class meeting time.

The exam must:

  • Include all sections of the course, and
  • Be scheduled during an approved time block.

Only one (1) Common Exam is allowed per time block for any given day. The exam schedule is listed below.


Rule 81 (Out-of-class) Exams

Exams scheduled outside of normal class periods are either Common Examinations (Rule 80) or Out-of-class Examinations (Rule 81). This page covers Out-of-class Exams. 

Out-of-class Exam guidelines

Up to four (4) out-of-class exams may be scheduled at a fixed time for undergraduate (100-400) level courses. The exam must be scheduled during an approved time block.

  • Monday and Friday: 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.; 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; or 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.; 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.; or 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

More Information about Rule 80

Memorandum 09/14/21 explaining the reasoning behind the approved time slots.

Common Exam Schedule

Use the calendar below to plan your exam time & day. Request your exam in 25Live.

Fall 2021 Spring 2022
Fall Night Exams Spring Night Exams

 

Approved Common Exam Time Blocks

  • Monday and Friday: 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.; 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; or 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.; 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.; or 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Exam Request Process

Common Exams are requested in 25Live. An email confirmation is sent when the exam request is confirmed. Instructions for using 25Live to request a Rule 80/81 exam.

Priority Requests deadlines

Requests will be confirmed by the Friday before priority registration for the future semester.

  • Fall Semester: April 1
  • Spring Semester: October 1

Other Requests

Requests received after the Priority Request deadline will be accommodated through the first week of the semester, on a space available basis.

Rule 80 - Common Exams
Academic Room Scheduling