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Prelim and Final Examination Schedules

Evening Prelim Exams

NYS Education Law 224-A mandates that faculty make available an opportunity to make up any examination missed because of religious beliefs. In order to facilitate preparation of makeup exams, students intending to be absent in order to observe any of these holidays are requested to notify the instructor by the end of the first full week of classes.

Fall 2016 Evening Prelim Exam Schedule

Spring 2017 Evening Prelim Exam Schedule

Final Exams

The Fall 2016 Final Exam period begins 9:00am Dec 7, 2016 and ends at 11:30am Dec 15, 2016.

The Final Exam schedule is available at

An overview of this process is available at

End of semester Projects, Papers and Take Home Exams

Due dates for end of semester projects, papers and take home exam are determined using the chart found here:

The Spring 2017 Final Exam period begins 9:00am Monday, May 15, 2017 and ends at 4:30pm Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

In an effort to minimize back to back examinations for students, exam times for classes are calculated after the add period has ended and will be published here on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Contact Information

Office of the University Registrar
B07 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-4232

Mon-Fri 8:00-4:15

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