Extensions and Incompletes

(1) In a paper course, or an independent study project, the faculty member may, upon application of a student prior to the due date for the paper, for good cause, grant an extension of the due date for a period of time not to exceed six weeks from the end of the examination period, provided that any extension beyond three weeks from the end of the examination period must be in writing, signed by the faculty member, and sent to the Office of Academic Records. Click here for the form(PDF).  Any further extension beyond six weeks from the end of the examination period may be granted only with the written permission of the Dean or his or her delegate and with the consent of the faculty member.

(2) "I" shall be entered on a record only when:

(a) In a paper course or an independent study project, the student has received an extension of time to submit his or her paper in accordance with (a).
(b) In an examination course, there was an excused absence from the final examination.

(3) Any "I" so entered shall be removed from the record and:

(a) In a paper course or independent study project, the actual earned grade shall be substituted only if the paper is submitted prior to the expiration of the period of extension granted in accordance with this rule
(b) In an examination course, the actual earned grade shall be substituted only if the make-up examination is taken as scheduled pursuant to this rule.
(c) A grade of "AF" shall be entered in all other cases.
(d) Any "AF" entered pursuant to (c) shall be counted as an actual grade for all scholastic standing purposes.