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Extensions and Incompletes

Extensions and Incompletes

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 th e 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.The form is available in the Office of Academic Records and online (PDF).

Any further extension beyond six weeks from the end of the examination period may be granted only with the written permission of the Office of Student Affairs and with the consent of the faculty member.

1. “I” s hall be entered on a record when:

  1. In a paper course or an independent study project, the student has received an extension of time to submit his or her paper.
  2. In an examination course, there was an excused absence from the final examination.

2. Any “I” so entered shall be removed from the record and:

  1. 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 granted extension period.
  2. In an examination course, the actual earned grade shall be substituted only if the makeup examination is taken as scheduled.
  3. A grade of “AF” shall be entered in all other cases. d. Any “AF” shall be counted as an actual grade for all scholastic standing purposes.