SAS Letter - February 2019

Dear Students,

Remember to talk to us about anything! Book a meeting easily by calling reception at 781.736.3470.

In this letter, we want to get your attention regarding planning for your final exams. : ) Seriously, finals already...?

The semester flies by, so here are things to consider now:

Review Spring Final Exam Schedule. Don’t see a final listed?
  • Cross-check with your syllabus with the Spring Final Exam Schedule!

  • Some instructors do not give final exams.

  • (They may have other plans for the end of the course such as a final paper, presentation, or in-class test on the last class day.)

If you are a student who has an extended text time accommodation, you may consider rescheduling an exam if and only if you have two exams on the same day.
  • If you do so (with your instructor’s approval), that exam will be scheduled for the Conflict Resolution Exam time block on the last day of finals.
  • Refer to the Registrar’s website for Final Exams for further information on moving a final to the Conflict Resolution Exam Period.
Avoid purchasing flights or making other plans until you have confirmed all of your final exam dates.
  • The faculty and Registrar are not responsible for moving an exam date due to your flights or plans.
  • We recommend that you remain proactive by taking a look at the final exam schedule and planning ahead!
Please stay on top of communications from SAS and read our emails carefully regarding final exam accommodations.
  • Approximately 6 weeks prior to the final exams period, we send out important information pertaining to final exam accommodations.
  • Accommodations for Final Exams take much preparation and coordination between Student Accessibility Support and the Office of the University Registrar, and your input is required.
  • It is critical that students respond to us, and update us regarding changes that occur after you have already replied.
  • Your communication and updates are the only way for us to guarantee that you will receive the accommodations you’ve indicated for each final exam.   Help us, help you!

Please let us know if you have any questions. We're here for you.


The Student Accessibility Support (SAS) Team

Elizabeth Nako, Accessibility Specialist – undergrads

Kaitlyn Rogers, Accessibility Specialist – undergrads

Jaspreet Mahal, Program Administrator

Lenny Prado, Alt-Format Editor

Scott Lapinski, Accessibility Specialist – grad students

Beth Rodgers-Kay, Director