Various policies, ASTR 310
Policies, ASTR 310
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If a student is unable to make their scheduled tutorial
slot, they must email their Lead TA (see course web page for the
email addresses) AT LEAST 24 hours in advance and request to
attend another tutorial session. For Friday tutorials this
may not be possible if the Friday TA is not alerted by early
Make-up tutorials do not exist. An unexcused absence will
result in a grade of zero for that Tutorial.
Homework late penalties
Each Homework assignment will contain specified late penalties.
Application in advance to the professor to turn in homework
late will be considered on a case by case basis, based on the
considerations for Academic Concession related to Conflicting
Reponsibilities or Unforeseen Events. Instructors are not required
to make allowance for any missed test or incomplete work that is
not satisfactorily accounted for.
Academic concession related to Conflicting Reponsibilities or
Unforeseen Events for a missed midterm exam will be considered
on a case by case basis. Students must request academic concession
in writing and provide supporting materials.
If concession is granted, then the value of the midterm exam will
be added onto the of the final examination. There are no makeup
Final examination absence
The university has well-established mechanisms for students who
do not write the final examination. Such requests for academic
concession are done through the student's home faculty's advising
office. If the concession is granted then the student usually
requests (via the university procedures) to write the exam the
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