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Ad Astra FAQ's

What is Ad Astra?

Astra Schedule is Texas Tech University's online building and room scheduling system, used for both academic and event scheduling. This tool has wonderful capabilities and is a great asset to departments throughout the University.​

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How do I request a room?

Requesting rooms will now be handled via e-mail rather than in the Ad Astra System itself.

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How does Section Inventory process room requests?

Conflicts will be resolved based on what is best for the University and will follow The Coordinating Board Regulations.

Remember that we look for at least a 65% fill and a minimum of 38 Hours per Week. Requests that are not scheduled due to a conflict will be dropped and the affected department will be notified via email. Also, it is important to note that sections may be relocated closer to the term based on actual enrollment size versus the maximum capacity of the space.

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How to view and use the Scheduling Grids in Ad Astra

Using Preset Filters

  • Select the Calendars tab, then click on Scheduling Grids
  • Select a campus calendar using the Choose Calendar drop down box in order to activate preset filter
  • Choose the appropriate preset filter using the Filter drop down box.
  • You can specify whether you want to view it in day or week format as well as edit the date you are looking to view.

Creating your own filter

  1. Select the Calendars tab, then click on Scheduling Grids
  2. Click on the magnifying glass icon on the left side of the screen; this will expand a new area where you can create your own specialized filters.
  3. Set up your search parameters (CAMPUS, BUILDING, ROOM, etc.)
  4. If you want to see ALL activities within your search parameters, be sure to select both "Include Events & Include Academics".
  5. Hit search located at the top of the filter form.
  6. Your search will populate the results.
  7. You may now save this search filter by clicking on the Save icon
  • The save filter box will open in the middle of the screen for you to select or type in the name on your new filter. Enter the information and then click OK.
  • You may also choose to save the filter as your default calendar view
  • Your new filter name will be saved for future use.

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How do I look up room capacity & room details

  • Log on to Ad Astra.
  • Navigate to the Resources ​tab where you will find the Rooms file.
  • Use the filter on the left hand side to enter your search criteria; main campus is under the TLB campus. Select search to launch the new information. The capacity and room type will be listed in the main grid to the right of the search box.
  • For a quick view of the room, hover your cursor over the piece of paper icon next to the room number and the Room Details box will appear.
  • To see the entire room record, select the room you wish to view.
  • In the top section you will find the room information
  • Below in the features, you will find detailed information for each room including the feature name, quantity, and description. If a room contains a particular feature, it will be listed in this section. Quantity indicates the number of each feature for that room. If the quantity is blank, then it is either not applicable for that feature or is unknown.
  • You can also view usage controls, custom fields, partitions, and notes down below on the same screen.

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How to get access to Ad Astra

Access is easy!

  1. Simply enroll in the online training via SumToal​
    1. The training is located under ASFR and titled Ad Astra
  2. If you are an academic scheduler, send an email to Heather Eaton (heather.n.eaton@ttu.edu) with your eraider id.
  3. Heather Eaton will request access and will send an email confirmation once this is complete.

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Banner FAQ's

The Collaborative Banner User Role

Under Collaborative Scheduling, academic areas work together with Section Inventory to enter or amend section data in Banner and schedule room assignments in Ad Astra. ​

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How to get access to the Collaborative Banner User Role

​The following trainings are required in order to gain access to the Collaborative Banner User Role.

  1. FERPA Online Training
    1. Training is located on SumTotal via Human Resources http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/
      • Under Office of the Registrar
  1. Record Management Access Banner for Beginners
    1. Training is located on SumTotal via Human Resources http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/
      • Under Office of the Registrar
      • This is a face-to-face class
  1. Banner User Role
    1. Training is located on SumTotal via Human resources http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/
      • Under Office of the Registrar
      • This is an online class
  1. Banner Supplemental Forms
    1. Tainting is located on SumTotal via Human Resources http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/
      • Under Office of the Registrar
      • This is an online class

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Glossary of Terms for SSASECT

Please see attached document for SSASECT definitions.

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Banner Short Keys

​Function​Banner Menu​Keystroke
​Next Record
​Record/Next​Down Arrow
​Previous Record
​Record/Previous​Up Arrow
​Clear/Delete Record
​Record/Clear or Record Remove
​Shift + F6
​Insert Record
​Record/Insert​F6
​Next Block
​Block/Next​Ctrl + Page Down
​Previous Block
​Block/Previous​Ctrl + Page Up
​Enter Query
​Query/Enter​F7
​Execute Query
​Query/Execute​F8
​Cancel Query
​Query/Cancel​Ctrl + Q
​Rollback​File/Rollback​Shift + F7
​Save or Commit
​File/Save​F10
​Next Field
​Field/Next​Tab
​Previous Field
​Field/Previous​Shift + Tab
​Exit​File/Exit​Ctrl + Q
​Select​File/Select​Shift + F3
​Direct Access
​File/Direct Access
​F5

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Supplemental Section Banner Forms - Definitions

​Banner Form
​Definition​Access
​SCACRSE
(Course Level)
​Course Information Form (Course Inventory) is used to display the basic course catalog information
​View access only
​SSADETL
(Section Level)
​The Schedule Detail Supplemental Form is used to set links between sections, section fees, degree attributes, block schedules, and view co-requisites
​View access only
​SSARRES
(Section Level)
​This form is used to set restrictions such as College, Major, Class Level, Degree, Program, and Campus Codes. When new sections are created, these restrictions will roll and can be found on this form. Section level restriction requests need to be sent to your Unit Coordinator within Section Inventory
​View access only
​SSAPREQ
(Section Level)
​Section Pre-Req and Test Score Restrictions Form is used to display prerequisite restriction(s) at the section level and works in conjunction with SMAAREA
​View access only
​SSATEXT
(Section Level)
​Section Comment Form in which additional information regarding the section can be placed
​Edit and view access
​SSASYLB
(Section Level)
​Section Syllabus and Section Long Title Form
​Edit and view access
​SSAXLST
(Section Level)
​Schedule Cross List Definition Form
​View access only

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What are the University Approved Time Cycles?

Full Term Class Times (Fall and Spring)

MWF​TROne Night Only Classes
​0800-0850​0800-0920​1800-2050
​0900-0950​0930-1050
​1000-1050​1100-1220
​1100-1150​1230-1350
​1200-1250​1400-1520
​1300-1350​1530-1650
​1400-1450​1700-1820
​1500-1550
​1600-1650
1700-1750


Summer Class Times (4 weeks)

MTWRF
​0800-0950
​1000-1150
​1200-1350
​1400-1550
​1600-1750 or 1630-1820
​1800-2100


Full Summer Class Times

MTWRF
​Sections will meet Monday through Friday for 1 hour each day during the regularly scheduled first summer session, break between the regularly scheduled summer terms and reconvene to the meeting pattern of Monday through Friday for 1 hour each day until the conclusion of the second summer session. All together the section will have a total of 44 meetings. It is important that all sections will need to start on the hour and last for fifty minutes



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How to run the P785 from Cognos

​Previously, Academic Schedulers were encouraged to use the IMR054 from Cognos, but that is being phased out. The new report, P785, is a streamlined version intended to deliver critical information quickly. When exporting to Excel, only the necessary information needed by an Academic Scheduler will appear.

  1. Log into Cognos found at the following link: https://cognos.texastech.edu 
  2. Choose My Home
  3. From here, choose the Student folder
  4. Then choose the TTU folder
  5. Lastly, choose the Course/Section Scheduling folder
  6. You will then find the P785. Click on the report
  7. Select the term(s)
  8. You can then select the college, department, or subject. These are not required fields. If you don't select these filters, you will see the entire university
  9. To run the report, press the FINISH icon
  10. To export to Excel, go to the upper right hand corner and select View in Excel 2007 Format

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How do I know what section numbers to use?

Please make sure that your section numbers are listed correctly for the activity type; it is very important that these are accurate for reporting purposes. They should be as follows:

Section Number
Activity Type
​001-299​Lecture, Development, Dissertation, Ensemble, Independent Study, Practicum, Private Lesson, Remediation, Seminar, and Thesis
​301-499​Credit Lab
​501-599​No Credit Lab
​701-899​Discussions
​D01-D99​Distance Education (online) with a campus code of TDE
​H01-H99​Honors Sections
​S01-S99​Service Learning Sections

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How to locate a CRN

  1. In SSASECT, type in the desired term
  2. Use the CRN Search Drop down to direct you to SSASECQ. You can also use the short key F9 once your cursor is in the CRN box.​
  3. The term will auto populate in SSASECQ. Enter the subject and course (or other relevant search information)
  4. Press F8 or use the query icon to activate the search
  5. Double click on the CRN that you wish to use or use the short key shift +F3. You will automatically be redirected to the first page of SSASECT with the CRN now listed
  6. Press the next block button in the menu bar or Ctrl page down to go into the section record

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How do I cancel a class in Banner?

If you are not offering a course/section for the semester but you have already built the section in Banner – you can "cancel" the section so that the students will not register for it or see it online but it will ROLL over to the next year so that you don't have to rebuild the section again. All you have to do is just reopen it!

  1. Remove any instructors assigned to the section in Banner by going to the Record drop down menu and select Remove and then Save.
  2. Do the same if a meeting assignment has been placed. Record drop down menu, Remove, and Save
  3. On the main SSASECT screen, change the status to 'X' for Cancelled
  4. Save and you are finished.

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How do I add an extended title in Banner?

​If you need to add an extended title to your course in addition to the approved course title you can do so on SSASYLB in Banner. This can be helpful for seminar or special topic sections that vary from section to section. This information will be visible for the students online as well as print on their transcript.

Adding an Extended Title

  1. Sections must first be built in SSASECT
  2. Go to SSASYLB (also found under the options drop down window while on the section in SSASECT).
  3. Type in Term and CRN
  4. Next Block
  5. Click on the Copy from Course button. This will copy the course title. At the end of the course title, place a colon then the extended title
  6. Save

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Guidelines for Coding Internship Sections

Definitions

  • A traditional internship is where a student gains practical knowledge and experience from a third party and IS physically located in the same place as the third party.
  • A non-traditional internship is where a student gains practical knowledge and experience from a third party but is NOT physically located in the same place as the third party.
  • Internships are coded according to the physical location and not the mode of communication with the instructor.
  • Accurate coding allows reporting on where and how students are completing internships.

For accurate student billing and state reporting, Internship sections MUST be correct.  The instructional method refers to HOW the instruction is occurring. The Campus Code refers to WHERE the instruction is being offered.

Incorrect campus coding will result in improper billing and incorrect State reporting.

Traditional Internship Coding: Student located in the same physical location as the third party

Location of

Internship

Description

Campus

Code Used

Instructional Method
LubbockInternship takes place at a third party in Lubbock, TX

TLB

TTU Lubbock Campus in Lubbock, TX

Face

Physically present at place of business

City in Texas

(not in Lubbock)

Internship takes place at a third party in a Texas city that is not Lubbock, TX

TUO

In Texas but is not Lubbock or any other TTU campus

Face

Physically present at place of business

City

NOT

in Texas

but in the US

Internship takes place at a third party outside of the state of Texas but inside the United States

TOT

Out-of-state

Face

Physically present at place of business

City

NOT

In the
United States

Internship takes place at a third party outside of the United States

TIX

Outside of U.S.

Face

Physically present at place of business


Non-Traditional Internship Coding: Students not physically located in same place as third party

Location of

Internship

Description

Campus

Code Used

Instructional Method
OnlineInternship takes place electronically. Student is not in the same physical location as the third party

TDE

Online Internship

ONLIN

Online delivery with place of business


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How do I look up/assign the R-number for a faculty member?

  1. Navigate to the third tab in SSASECT titled Meeting Times and Instructor
  2. Next block to the instructor box
  3. Under ID click on the drop down arrow
  4. Next block
  5. Type in the faculty member's last name and first name if known. This is case sensitive.
  6. Execute query by hitting F8
  7. Double click on the name and it will copy the R-number into the instructor box
  8. Hit save if assigning faculty member to the section

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How do I look up a specific faculty memeber's schedule in Banner?

  1. ​Go to SIAASGQ
  2. Enter the term and instructor ID (R#)
  3. Next block

 

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How do I accurately enter a Teaching Assistant to a section?

Follow the instructions below to add a Teaching Assistant to section.  The instructions that you will follow will depend on whether you are adding to a Credit Bearing section (LEC, LAB) or a Non-credit Bearing section (XCL, RECT, DIS).

  • Non-Credit Bearing Sections – Teaching Assistants may be assigned to supervise and convene non-credit sections. In Banner, SSASECT, under the specific non-credit section, the Teaching Assistant’s name should be listed and the “Primary Indicator” box should be checked.  TA’s should only be listed as IOR for non-credit bearing activity     


  • Credit Bearing Sections - Teaching Assistants who are providing instructional support to an Instructor of Record in a credit-bearing course may be paid from Course Fees. The tenured faculty member will have the primary indicator box checked; however, the TA may have more responsibility.


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How to read SCACRSE

The Basic Course Information Form (SCACRSE) is used to display the course catalog information. This form contains the basic information needed to review a course in the catalog.

How to view Course Details:

  1. Enter the Subject or use the drop down arrow to find a valid subject.
  2. Enter the Course Number or use the drop down arrow to find a valid course number.
  3. Enter the Term or use the drop down arrow to find a valid term.
  4. Next Block to view the course information​.

Course Details Definitions:

  1. The From Term is the first term that the course was available with the parameters listed. Previous versions could exist, but are no longer valid. To find the true start term of the course, you can go to SCABASE.
  2. The To Term is the last term the course was or will be available. The infinity code of 999999 means that the course has no end term currently and will be available until the department submits an end term.
  3. Course Title is the shortened title of the course.
  4. College is the college in which the course is being offered in.
  5. Department is the department in which the course is being offered in.
  6. The Status is whether that course is official
  7. The Approval signifies that the course is official.
  8. The CIP stands for the Classificiation of Institutional Program that identifies the primary content of the course for reporting and state funding
  9. Hours are the approved Credit, Billing, Lecture, and Contacts hours that the student will receive when enrolling in the course.
  10. Repeat Details signifies that the course can be taken multiple times (excluded from the 3 peat rule). In the box it will show the limit (how many times it can be taken), the maximum hours, and the repeat status. sections
  11. To get to the next block of SCACRSE use Ctrl page down or the next block icon. This section will show you the approved level of the course. You will either see Ungraduate (UG), Graduate (GR), or Law (LW).
  12. To get to the next block of SCACRSE use Ctrl page down or the next block icon. This section will show you the approved grade modes of the course.
  13. To get to the next block of SCACRSE use Ctrl page down or the next block icon. This section will show you the approved schedule typle, description, instructional method, workload, and enrollment overload.
    1. Schedule is the code for the schedule type associated with the course.
    2. Description is the description of the schedule type.
    3. Instructional Method is the default code that is associated with the schedule type. Most always this is FACE.
    4. Workload indicates how many contact hours each schedule type is required.

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How to read SSADETL

SSADETL is the Schedule Detail Supplemental Section Form. It is used to set links between sections, section fees, degree attributes, block schedules, and view co-requisites​.

  1. Navigate to SSADETL.
  2. Select the term.
  3. Enter or search for the CRN then Ctrl page down to access the first tab.
  4. Once on the Section Links and Corequisites tab, you will be able to view links and view section level corequisistes. Course level corequisistes can be found on SCADETL.
  5. The Section Links section will allow you to add the link connector to a given section. 
    1. L1, D1, X1; this identifier will link a section/CRN to another section that has the same course number with a link thus requiring the student to register for both classes.  Typically used to link Lectures and Discussions (example: HIST 2300.001 and HIST 2300.701).  The Link Identifier is placed on SSASECT and the link connector is placed on SSADETL. 
  6. To access the Corequisite field beneath Section Links, separated by the thick line, select the next block icon or use the keyboard shortcut CTRL-Page Down. The Corequisite field indicates a specific section that students must also enroll during a term with the section under review in SSADETL.  
    1. During registration in Raiderlink, students are informed of this requirement and cannot register for the section without also registering for the Corequisite. 
    2. Course level corequisites are listed on SCADETL and are read from this form during registration. 
      1. SSADETL should only be used if the section has another specific section corequisite. This will also require approval from the Provost office.
  7. By selecting the next block icon or keyboard shortcut CTRL-Page Down, you can review the Section Fees page of SSADETL. The Section Fees page indicates the Fees assigned for a section by the Department in the Course Fee Application. The section fees are used in processing fee assessment within the Registration module to determine the cost for a student. For more information or questions pertaining to section fees, please contact Student Business Services.   http://www.depts.ttu.edu/studentbusinessservices/
  8. By selecting the next block icon or keyboard shortcut CTRL-Page Down, the Degree Program Attributes page now displays in SSADETL. This page indicates the attributes for the specific section and the program needs it meets for student catalog and degree requirements based on the course approval process. In Banner, Degree Program Attributes populate by default in SSADETL when the section is built from the catalog.
    1. You will also see the differential tuition attribute listed here. This waterfalls down from the course level of SCADETL.
  9. The final page of SSADETL is the Contract and Block Schedule Information.
      1. This is used for designating specific unique section builds.  If you see something different on a section then the norm, the next place to look would be here to if this is a unique section build.  If you still have questions, refer to the Academic Unit Coordinator assigned to these sections.

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How to read SSARRES

The SSARRES form is used to set restrictions such as College, Major, Class Level, Degree, Program, and Campus codes.  All restrictions (college, Major, Classification, or program) are coded in the course level.  When new sections are created, these restrictions should roll and can be found in this form.  If you want a section specific restriction you can also add it here.  Be aware that you must have more than just that one section available in order for us to place a restriction on that particular section.

How to get to SSARRES:

  1. You can get to SSARRES in two ways.  The first way you can access SSARRES is to simply type in the form name on the home page of Banner and press enter. 
  2. The second way to access SSARRES is on the first page of SSASECT.  If you are working a section and would like to view the restrictions on that section go to options and then select Schedule Restrictions [SSARRES].

How to read SSARRES:

  1. Select the Term
  2. Enter or Search the CRN then CTRL page down to access the first tab      
  3. The first section is the Department Restrictions where you can either include or exclude certain departments from registering for the section. 
  4. The second section is the Field of Study Restrictions.  This is where you can include or exclude certain fields of study based on Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate

The second tab is titled Class and Level.  To get to the second tab use ctl pg down or next block with your mouse.

  1. The first section you will see is Class Restrictions.  This is where you can include or exclude the following: Freshman, Senior, etc.
  2. The second section you will see is Level Restrictions.  This is where you can include or exclude the following:  Graduate, Undergraduate, Law, etc.

The third tab is titled Degree and Program.  To get to this tab use ctl pg down or next block with your mouse.

  1. The first section is titled Degree Restrictions where you can include or exclude certain degrees from registering for the section.  Some degree restrictions are: Undeclared, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, etc.
  2. The second section is titled Program Restrictions.  This is where you can include or exclude certain programs from registering for the section.  Some examples of program restrictions are Agriculture BS (AG-BS-AGRI), Advertising BA (AS-BA-ADV), etc.
  3. The fourth tab is titled Campus and College.  This tab is for restricting certain campuses or colleges from registering from the class by including or excluding. For Campus Restrictions, if you do not want TLB students to enroll in the section you would see exclude selected and under campus you would see TLB.
  4.  For College restrictions, you can include or exclude certain colleges.  Some college restrictions are:  College of Architecture, College of Arts and Sciences, Rawls College of Business Admin, etc.   
  5. The final tab is titled Student Attribute and Cohort.  On this tab it will show any restrictions based on student attributes or cohorts.  You can include or exclude student attribute restrictions.  A few examples of those restrictions include: Honors Program Student (HONS), Texas Tech Acceleration Program (TAPP), etc.

  6. You can also include or exclude cohort restrictions.  A cohort refers to a specific program in which the students start during the same term and end during the same term as a group.  A few examples of those restrictions include: First Generation Student (FGC), International MBA (INTLMBA), etc.



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How to read/amend SSATEXT

​Use the Section Comment Form (SSATEXT) to enter or display short and long comments associated with a section. Comments entered here appear on Raiderlink only.  Text will not show up on the student's transcript. 

Keep in mind that comments can be added once the course and section are created.

  1. From SSASECT go to options and select SSATEXT.  You can also get to SSATEXT by pressing F5 and simply typing in SSATEXT.
  2.  Enter or Search the CRN then CTRL page down to access the first tab 

  3. You can amend or add Section Text or Section Long text from here.

  4. You can add short text (up to 60 characters) under Section Text

  5. You can add more text under Section Long Text.  If you select the editor window you can insert and update short comments as well as search and replace on the text within the comments.

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How to read/amend SSASYLB

Use the Section Syllabus Form (SSASYLB) to enter or display a section’s syllabus, including descriptions of student learning objectives, required materials, and technical requirements. This information is displayed on Raider link to aid students in selecting and registering for course sections.  All syllabus information is optional. 

  1. You can access SSASYLB directly from SSASECT by going to options and then selecting SSASYLB or you can use F5 and type in the form name.
  2. Once you are on the main page of SSASYLB, enter the term.

  3. Enter or Search the CRN then CTRL page down to access the first tab

  4. If you do not see the course title under Section Long Title you will need to copy from the course.  This will populate the course title from the course level.  To add the extended title place a colon ( : ) after the course title and then type in the extended title. 

  5. If the department requests to have their syllabus, learning objectives, etc. on Raiderlink you can CTRL page down and enter it under the next field titled Learning Objectives.


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Final Exams FAQ's

Final Exams Overview

​Final examination schedules are published by the Office of Official Publications and times/room assignments are set by the Office of the Registrar. Questions regarding these schedules can be directed to heather.n.eaton@ttu.edu. Final exam policies can be found here.

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How do I schedule a departmental exam or common exam?

A departmental exam, of common exam, covers several sections of the same course taught by different instructors for the purpose of establishing a uniform scale of achievement. Departmental, or common exams, are scheduled through Section Inventory with the following guidelines:

  1. Multiple section courses (courses with two or more sections in a semester) may schedule a common final with approval from the department hear, dean, and senior vice provost.
  2. Multiple sections of a class taught by the same instructor are not eligible to give common examinations unless they are part of a course taught by more than one instructor.
  3. Common finals for each course scheduled must administer the same common exam to all sections of the course.
  4. Room accommodations will be made according to the total number of students enrolled in the course for that term and not on a section-by-section basis

Each semester Section Inventory will assign rooms for common exams and this information will be distributed to the point of contact for that exam.

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Can I schedule my class final for the week before exams?

​Examinations, other than bona fide make-up examinations, are not to be given during the last week of classes. Courses wherein lab examinations and design studio reviews are normally scheduled the week prior to finals are excluded from this policy. For summer sessions, two days before final examinations will be set aside as days of no examinations, except for administering bona fide make-up or lab examinations.


As a matter of clarification, the "last week of classes" is defined as the last five class days prior to "individual study day" and the first day of final examinations, or the last two days in the summer session.

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Can I schedule my final exam at a different time and/or in a different room?

All faculty members giving final examinations must adhere to the printed scheduled time and room assignment unless granted permission to deviate from the official time by the departmental chairperson, the dean, and the senior vice provost. Faculty members should wait for approval from senior vice provost before announcing an alternate examination procedure to the students.


If you wish to deviate from the printed schedule, you will need approval via email from your departmental chairperson and dean. Both approvals should be forwarded to the senior vice provost for review. If the request is initially received by ASFR, it will be forwarded to the senior vice provost with additional information on how the change coincides with other scheduled exams. If approved, the requestor will receive an email confirmation.

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A student has 3 exams on the same day. Is there a university policy for this situation?

There is no university policy that provides relief to students who have three to more examinations scheduled the same day; in that situation, students may seek the assistance of the course instructor(s), department chair, and/or dean of the college.

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A student in my class has a conflict with my final and another class final. What do I do?

​If one or more of your students have a conflict with finals, you as the instructor can work out a make-up time for the student(s), but you should make your departmental chairperson aware of the conflict. We suggest contacting the Academic Testing Services at 742-3671. They can administer the test on your behalf when it is convenient for the student(s). 

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Can I schedule an event on "dead day"?

No extracurricular activities of any kind may be scheduled within individual study day and the final examination period without written permission of the PSVP.

If there are extenuating circumstances that you feel justify your event taking place during finals, please send an email to Patricia Vitela (patricia.vitela@ttu.edu) with specific information about your event and why it needs to take place on the requested day. This email will be forwarded to the Provost Office with additional information regarding exams taking place at the same time. An approval or denial email will be sent to Patricia Vitela. If your request is approved, this information will be forwarded to you with a reservation confirmation. If your request is denied, this information will be forwarded to you.

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A student missed their final. What do they do?

The student will need to contact the instructor immediately to discuss their options.​

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My class is scheduled off time cycle and not listed on the printed exam schedule. When do I take/give my final exam?

​Off time cycle courses have final exams at the same time as the on time cycle course immediately preceding their class time. For example, MWF 3:30 class will test at the same time as the MWF 3:00 classes. For more information regarding standard university time-start and time-stop cycles, refer to OP 61.23.

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