Students are always expected to attend examinations at their
normally scheduled time.
If this proves impossible, or would cause a student a grave hardship:
students should discuss and finalize arrangements for an
alternative examination with meat least two weeks prior to the examination.
Students who are unable to attend an examination at the normally
scheduled time due to an unforseen circumstance in the two
prior to an examination are required
to contact me as soon as possible
or in person.
Students who have not made alternative arrangements by the time of
the examination and who do not attend the examination receive 0%.
Students who receive 0% for bona fide reasons
which prevented them from contacing me prior to the examination
provide me with medical or other documentation may have
their course grading scheme changed appropriately.
All non-medical electronic devices (other than ordinary
wrist-watches) are prohibited during examinations. If you enter
the examination room with such a device you must leave it at the
front of the room.
Such devices include: cell-phones, portable music devices,
calculators, and electronic translation tools.
Students are required to bring a functioning pen, and encouraged to
bring a pencil, ruler, eraser, and other drawing implements.
Students may not bring paper, blank or otherwise, nor any printed
In particular, students for whom English is not their first
language are not automatically entitled to use a
dictionary. If you feel that you may need access to a dictionary or
other translation device during an examination, get approval from me
Changes to this policy (for instance, allowing electronic calculators)
will be announced in class and written on the examination.
This policy is effective from 2011-01-05
until changed or revoked.
Scope of this policy
This policy applies to all examinations in UNBC courses
taught by Dr Casperson.
This policy is in addition to rather than a replacement of policies of
the UNBC Computer Science department,
the College of
Science and Management, the
(see regulations [in
particular §§ 38–40]