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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

Updating Your Emergency Contact Information

Should an emergency or crisis situation arise, a University official may need to contact you or someone else on your behalf.  Students are encouraged to take a few moments each semester to confirm or update their local address and telephone number, as well as their emergency contacts and associate information.  It is suggested that students provide at least two contacts, perhaps a family member or significant other, and someone who resides locally in the University or Chapel Hill community.  It is recommended that you review and update your contact information at least once each semester.

To update your local address and telephone number via the campus directory:

  1. Go to the ConnectCarolina website.
  2. On the left side of the screen, under "account information", click Update Personal Information
  3. Sign in using your Onyen and Onyen password
  4. Update any information that is not current such as,  your local and / or home address and telephone number (on-campus or in the community)
  5. In the bottom-right corner of the screen, click Save

To update your emergency contacts:

  1. Go to the ConnectCarolina website.
  2. Click on ConnectCarolina Student Center & sign in using your Onyen and Onyen password
  3. Under "personal information", click Emergency Contact
  4. Click Add an Emergency Contact & add as many contacts as you like
  5. In the bottom-left corner of the screen, click Save
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