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Policy STUA-REG-009

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Responsible University Administrator: Provost Office
Responsible Officer: Registrar
Origination Date: N/A
Current Revision Date: 09/14/18
Next Review Date: 02/26/21
End of Policy Date: NA
Policy Number: STUA-REG-009
Status: Effective

 

FINAL EXAMS AND DEAN’S LIST

 



Policy Statement

 

Final exams are to be given according to the exam schedule.  Students with an appropriate GPA may qualify for the Dean’s List and President’s List.

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose

This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding final examinations.  

 



Who Needs to Know This Policy

All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community. 

 


 

Website Address for this Policy

usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-reg-009

 


Definitions

 


Policy/Procedures

Examinations will be held as published on the Registrar's office Web site at http://www.usm.edu/registrar/exam-schedule. No final examinations are permitted prior to the scheduled examination period. A student who is absent from the final examination without valid reason approved by the Office of the Provost forfeits credit for the semester.

Students will be placed on the Dean's List if they have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a minimum academic load of 12 semester hours or more during fall or spring, nine or more during summer, provided they have no grade of D or below for the term (includes F or I). Courses taken for pass-fail credit will not be used in computing the minimum academic load.  

 

 

 


Review

The Registrar is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review). 

 


Forms/Instructions

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Appendices

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Related Information

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History


Amendments:

Month, Day, Year-summary of changes

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies page.

02/26/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.

09/14/18:  Minor editing.  

 

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