Faculty members are encouraged to use the last week of instruction for assimilative or integrative activities wherever instructionally appropriate. No tests of any kind, except for short (less than 15 minutes) quizzes or science lab practicals, may be given during the last week of instruction. All courses will end with some "culminating experience," a final examination, project-based assessment or portfolio that integrates the learning of the whole semester.
Each course will be assigned a time during the final exam period, at which a final exam may be given.
Culminating Experiences other than seated final exams
Final papers and projects may be due on the "Project due date" on the first day of finals. Performance-, production-, and critique-based "culminating experiences," which may run the course of days or several weeks, may begin before the final exam period.