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.
The Spring 2016 Final Exam period begins 9:00am Monday, May 16, 2016 and ends at 4:30pm Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
The Final Exam schedule is available at
Many campus buildings and rooms are locked after 4:30. Faculty must arrange for access to evening exam rooms by contacting the appropriate Building Coordinator two to three days prior to the examination.
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 Fall 2016 Final Exam period begins 9:00am Dec 7, 2016 and ends at 11:30am Dec 15, 2016.
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 in mid-September.
An overview of this process is available at https://registrar.cornell.edu/Sched/rules.html.