Spring 2020 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 27-April 10 (not applicable to Executive LL.M. Tax and MSL students)

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While exams are still a bit way off, 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 2020 Exam Schedule (May 4 – 14)
2. Rules and Guidelines Governing the Postponement of Exams
3. Deadline is Friday, April 10, 2020 
4. How to Submit a Postponement/Accommodation Request
5. Spring 2020 Exam ID Number
6. Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
7. Anonymity
8. Results of Exam Requests Monday, April 27, 2020
9. Dropping a Class after Submitting a Request for Postponement

1. SPRING 2020 EXAM SCHEDULE (MAY 4 – 14):
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 https://www.law.nyu.edu/academics/exams.

PART-TIME STUDENTS:
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 2 to 4 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

3. DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2020:
Requests for postponements/accommodations should be made online via ExamReporter (http://examreporter.law.nyu.edu) beginning Friday, March 27, 2020. The deadline to submit all requests is Friday, April 10, 2020. 

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 2020 EXAM ID NUMBER:
You can obtain your 4-digit Spring 2020 examination number from ExamReporter at http://examreporter.law.nyu.edu 

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 Students 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 2020 exam schedule via ExamReporter. 
Please note that the Spring 2020 semester ONLY the Moses Center is offering remote meetings. 
To request a remote meeting email  
mosescsd@nyu.edu and an Accessibility Specialist will reach out to you with a Zoom link. 


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 MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2020 AFTER 5:00PM:
You will be able to go into ExamReporter and view the results.
*Please note we will not be sending individual emails with updated exam information. Please log into ExamReporter after 5:00 pm on April 27 to see any updates to your exam schedule. 

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 after submitting a postponement request.

  • If you drop a class prior to your request being approved you must log into ExamReporter and delete your pending request
  • If you drop the class after your request has been approved you must notify the Office of Academic Services immediately 

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: law.exams@nyu.edu or call 1-212-998-6020. 

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