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Final Exam Rescheduling

A comprehensive guide- FINAL EXAM RESCHEDULING  

Absences During Final Exams 

The University Approved Absence Office and Dean of Students office DO NOT issue University Approved Absences for final exams. DO NOT SUBMIT AN ONLINE REQUEST FOR UNIVERSITY APPROVED ABSENCES FOR FINAL EXAMS. 

If you will miss a final exam due to a medical or mental health concern, family or personal emergency, religious observance, or exam schedule conflict, please follow the instructions below and communicate directly with your instructor to schedule a make-up. 

To change an exam date due to a medical or mental health concern:  

Visit a CHS or CAPS provider to be considered for the “Excused Examination List” OR visit a non-CHS or CAPS provider and fax documentation of your visit to CHS Health Information (919-966-0616). Follow next steps given by CHS or CAPS. ***For more detailed information, see https://caps.unc.edu/services/academic-interventions/final-exam-excuse-request.  

  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM–5PM  
  • Phone: (919) 966-3658  
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM  
  • Phone: (919) 966-2281  

To change an exam date due to personal or family emergency:  

Visit Academic Advising during drop-in hours as soon as possible.  

  • Phone: (919) 966-5116  
  • Drop-in hours are available for quick meetings and are intended for brief guidance on matters such as withdrawing, dropping/adding, course approval forms, and other topics that can be handled in five-to-ten minute sessions. See Drop In Hours Schedule   
  • Chat: Advisors are available on chat service Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm, except for University holidays.  You should use this service for general questions about policies and procedures only.    

To change an exam date due to 3 or more exams within 24 hours, or two exams at the same time:  

Request an exam excuse online here: https://eef.oasis.unc.edu/  

  • Phone: (919) 966-5116  
  • Drop-in hours are available for quick meetings and are intended for brief guidance on matters such as withdrawing, dropping/adding, course approval forms, and other topics that can be handled in five-to-ten minute sessions. See Drop In Hours Schedule   
  • Chat: Advisors are available on chat service Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm, except for University holidays.  You should use this service for general questions about policies and procedures only.    

To change an exam date due to religious observance:  

Contact and meet with an Academic Dean in Academic Advising as soon as possible 

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Emergency Fund Application

**If you are currently receiving financial aid, please be aware that receiving funding from the Emergency Fund may affect your future aid package.

Priority will be given to students whose tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill may be at risk because of unexpected expenses.

* You may continue your explanation on a separate sheet of paper if needed. (Emergencies are defined as unmet individual basic needs of food, safety and shelter, and critical needs to continue in school that are unmet by your financial aid package and after you have exhausted all other possible resources, including the option of loans)

**For full consideration attach copies of all supporting documentation. Documentation should include copies of bills, receipts, legal notices, etc.

***Expenses not covered: tuition and fees, study abroad costs, non-essential utilities, parking tickets, non-emergency travel, etc.

To provide the highest quality of care and access to available resources, we invite you to share information about the identities you hold. Completion of this section does not impact decisions related to your application for funding and is voluntary.

By clicking "SUBMIT" I certify that the information I have provided is true and complete. I will notify the Office of the Dean of Students in writing immediately if after submission of this application there is any change in the information provided. I understand that falsifying or withholding information in this application may result in a referral to the Honor System.

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