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Registrar updates employees on final grades; final examinations


On Thursday, Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton sent an email to all faculty and staff about final grades and final examinations for fall quarter.


Dear Faculty and Staff,

Dates to remember:

  • Monday, Nov. 14 - Grading System available through the Faculty and Advising Center

  • Monday, Nov. 14 - Last day of classes

  • Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Reading Day

  • Wednesday,  Nov. 16-Tuesday, Nov. 22 - Examination period

  • Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Quarter closing date

  • Tuesday, Nov. 29 at noon - Deadline for final grades

Please submit final grades by noon on  Nov. 29. Final grades must be submitted through the Faculty and Advising Center. The system is accessible 24 hours per day, 7 days per week starting Nov. 14. Occasional planned outages may occur during the normal outage windows of Saturday, 3 a.m. - 9 a.m. and Wednesday, 12:01 a.m. - 6 a.m. To submit grades, visit www.ohio.edu/registrar and select Faculty and Advising Center. Once you have signed in with your OHIO (OAK) ID and password, select Teaching: Class List/Grading. If you have any questions about the system or would like training, please contact grades@ohio.edu or 740-593-4199. Instructions are available online at www.ohio.edu/registrar/onlinegrading.cfm.

All grades must be submitted by the scheduled deadline, without exception. This includes grades for classes in progress (PR), for incomplete coursework (I), and for students who have never attended (FN failure, never attended) or stopped attending without official withdrawal (FS failure, stopped attending). Submitting grades late or not at all results in undeserved hardships for students. These can include denied degrees, lost job opportunities, delayed transcripts, problems with acceptance to other schools, being dropped from the next term's classes if the course is a requisite, and denials of eligibility for financial aid, athletic participation, and insurance discounts. Grades not submitted by the deadline result in a letter being sent to the department chair/school director.

Athens Campus final examination schedules are available online:

Athens Campus Final Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12

Athens Campus Combined Sections Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12
                 
Deviations from the final examination schedules can be made only with prior approval of the dean of the college and must be cleared with the Office of the University Registrar - Scheduling Division. Each examination period is scheduled for two hours. For University policy covering final examinations, see section IV, item C, #1 of the Faculty Handbook.

Regional Campus final examination information/schedules are posted by each campus:
Chillicothe Campus Final Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12

Eastern Campus Final Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12

Lancaster Campus Final Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12

Southern Campus Final Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12

Zanesville Campus Final Examination Schedule Fall Quarter 2011-12


Multiple Final Examinations:
Students may not be required to sit for more than three final examinations in one day. Should a student be scheduled for more than three examinations in one day, the student may seek relief from the instructor with the examination scheduled latest in the day. This process must be initiated and completed by the beginning of the ninth week of the quarter. The instructor will provide an examination for the student at a mutually agreed upon time during the examination period.

Best regards,

Debra Benton
University Registrar