No undergraduate classes provided by Boise State University will give any test or examination during the last seven calendar days preceding the first day of the officially scheduled final examination period of the fall or spring semester (traditionally referred to as “Dead Week”), except in those particular courses that are offered in an accelerated time frame less than 15 weeks and/or wherein it is deemed necessary by departmental policy (e.g., lab, artistic performance, project presentation, team analysis, etc.). Online courses are expected to adhere to the policy whenever possible, but they are allowed to make exceptions when the course schedule differs from the regular semester schedule.
- In-class final or take home final exams will be given and/or due during the officially scheduled final examination periods.
- No take home test or exam may be made due during the last week of classes.
- Test or exam dates during the last week of classes are not subject to
personal preferences (e.g., faculty preference, class vote, or other means of
- Exceptions may be allowed for extenuating circumstances, on an individual
student basis, to be arranged at a time agreeable to the faculty member.
- Faculty will provide a clear statement in the course syllabus as to what is
expected of students during the last week of class.