Spring 2014 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 14 – March 31, 2014 (Except Executive LLM Tax Students)

It is important that you take time to review your exam schedule for any conflicts and apply for an exam postponement/accommodation per the rules. Let’s do everything we can to facilitate a smooth exam period, starting now.

1. Spring 2104 Exam Schedule (May 9 –May 19)
2. Rules and Guidelines Governing the Postponement of Exams
3. Deadline is Monday, March 31, 2014
4. How to Submit a Postponement/Accommodation Request
5. Spring 2014 Exam ID Number
6. Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
7. Anonymity
8. Results of Exam Requests is Wednesday, April 23, 2014
9. Dropping a Class after Submitting a Request for Postponement

1. Spring 2014 Exam Schedule (May 9 – May 19):
The exam schedule is made available during registration so that students can avoid exam conflicts or rescheduling based on individual needs, work responsibilities or conflicts. The exam schedule can be found at: http://www.law.nyu.edu/academics/exams/index.htm.

*Full-Period take home exam information will be available tomorrow, March 15 in Examreporter.

Part-time Students:
As stated in the Year-Long Registration Guide, page 12- Part-time students may register for a maximum of 6 credits per semester. Students who are employed full-time, however, are strongly advised to limit the course load to 4 or 5 credits per semester. Whether one is enrolled for 2 credits or 6 credits in a given semester, all part-time students are required to take their exams as scheduled, which may include daytime exams for an evening course; rescheduling is not permitted. Certain required courses for some programs and exams are not offered in the evening.

2. Rules and Guidelines Governing the Postponement of Exams:
The detailed guidelines for postponement of examinations may be found online in the Academic Policies Guide 2013-2014 Edition, pages 12-14.

3. Deadline is Monday, March 31, 2014:
Requests for postponements/accommodations should be made online via Examreporter beginning Friday, March 14, 2014. The deadline to submit all requests is Monday, March 31, 2014.

4. How to Submit a Postponement/Accommodation Request:

  • Log onto ExamReporter
  • Click on “Postponements.”
  • In the section titled “Request Postponement” select the class for which you seek a postponement.
  • Select the type or reason for the requested postponement.
  • Click on the “Submit” button.

You will need to submit a separate request for each exam you wish to postpone.

5. Spring 2014 Exam ID Number:
You can obtain your 4 digit Spring 2014 examination number from ExamReporter.

6. Accommodations for Students with Disabilities:
If you have not done so already, all students with disabilities who need exam accommodations must immediately register with the Henry & Lucy Moses Center for Students with Disabilities. Their address and contact information to schedule an appointment is: Henry & Lucy Moses Center for Student with Disabilities, 726 Broadway, 2nd floor (212) 998-4980. In order to be given an accommodation for examinations, students are required to complete and submit a request for postponement/accommodation for each exam of their spring 2014 exam schedule via Examreporter.

7. Anonymity:
To maintain your anonymity in the grading process, DO NOT CONTACT YOUR FACULTY MEMBER if you have problems related to an exam. If you have any difficulties or extenuating circumstances involving your exam, please notify the Office of Academic Services via email law.exams@nyu.edu and provide us with a detailed explanation of your circumstances.

8. Results of Exam Requests will be Available on Wednesday, April 23, 2014:
You will be able to go into Examreporter and view the results.

9. Dropping a Class After Submitting a Request for Postponement:
Please be advised that you are required to notify the Office of Academic Services if you drop a class which no longer makes one eligible for a postponement. Failure to do so will result in violation of the rules which govern requests for postponements/accommodations.  

If you have further questions, contact the Office of Academic Services for assistance via email: exams@exchange.law.nyu.edu or call 1-212-998-6020



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