For general information about exams, the make-up policy, and special accommodation arrangements, see the Exams section on the About page.


These will be a “closed-book” exam: you may not use a calculator or computer (so you may not use Mathematica), and you may not consult any reference materials (books, notes, or other paper ).

Exam 1

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When: Friday 29 October, regular class time

Where: LGRT 219

What: See the page Exam 1 coverage

Exam 2

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When: Wednesday 1 December

Where: LGRT 219 (regular classroom)

What: See the page Exam 2 coverage

Final Exam

When: Tuesday 14 December 8:00–10:00 a.m.

I had nothing to do with picking that time!

Where: LGRT 219 (our usual classroom)

What: whole semester’s work

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Snow emergency rescheduling

In case of a campus snow emergency closing, the exam will be rescheduled as follows:

If UMass is closed until 10:00 a.m. or until 1:00 p.m.,

or is closed all day but open in the evening,


the exam will be 6:30–8:30 p.m. Tuesday 14 December;

else if UMass is closed all day and all evening,

the exam will be 6:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday 14 December;


the exam will be held as originally scheduled.

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