Final exam policies

University Final Exam Policies

Final exam policies are published online in the General Information section of the University Catalog:

http://catalog.utexas.edu/general-information/academic-policies-and-procedures/examinations/

  • The Office of the Registrar schedules all official university final exams each semester.
  • "No-class" days and final exam days are listed in the official University academic calendar. No mandatory class meetings can be held on these days. No member of the faculty has the right to alter the academic calendar without the consent of all those who approved it (Faculty Council, Administration, Board of Regents).

Summer Exam Days

  • Summer nine-week final exams are held on second- and whole-session class days.  
  • Final exam days for summer first-, second- and whole-session classes are held on official university final exam days. No mandatory class meetings can be held on these days.

Final Exam Conflicts/Complaints

Conflict between a scheduled final exam and/or a class?

Contact the course instructor(s), department chair, and/or dean of the college.

Complaints related to class final exam procedures

Contact the department chair, college dean, or the Office of the Ombudsperson.