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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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Urgent Concerns

Safety Resources

Law Enforcement

UNC POLICE

If you are concerned about the immediate safety of any member of our community or a visitor, please call 911 or UNC Police at 919-962-8100.

UNC Police is a fully accredited law enforcement agency that provides 24 hour  services, including emergency response. EMS will also be dispatched if needed.

To Report a Crime:
On Campus: Call 911 or 919-962-8100
Off Campus: Call 911
Anonymous crime reporting: Silent Witness Form.

Chapel Hill Police Department

For concerns related to an incident that may have occurred or is on-going in the City of Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill Police Department (CHPD) is an additional resource.  The CHPD is located at 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 and can be reached at 919-968-2760 or by dialing 911.  You may also visit the CHPD website for additional information.

Mental / Emotional Health

If you or someone you know is experiencing thoughts of hurting themselves or has other urgent mental health needs:

Call or visit Counseling and Psychological Services.

24/7 phone: 919-966-3658

Sexual Misconduct / Relationship Violence

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted or experienced relationship violence: UNC-Chapel Hill strongly encourages all students, faculty, and staff to report any incidents of sexual or relationship violence to the police by calling 911. Other resources can be found on the Safe at UNC website.

Housing Safety

If you are a student living on campus, you can also report any security concerns by calling your community director or the RA duty line.

Alert Carolina

Visit the Alert Carolina website to stay up-to-date regarding the status of a campus emergency, access safety and security tips, or learn how to register your cell phone to receive Alert Carolina messages.

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