**EXAMS**

- For each exam, each student should bring a #2 pencil,a calculator for numerical calculation (Graphing calculators are permitted; cell phones, PDAs and computers are NOT permitted) and a picture ID.

- There will be
**three one hour midterm exams.**The exams are closed book, but you may use one 8-1/2 x 11 inch or smaller sheet of**hand-written**notes and equations (you may use both sides of the sheet).

- The midterm exams will have correction exams as a homework. 30% of the positive difference between the correction exam and the in-class exam will be added to your in-class exam score as bonus.

- Midterm exam questions will be both numeric and conceptual, e.g. true/false, less than/greater than equal to, ranking, direction of vector, etc. .

- There will be
**one cumulative 2 - hour final exam**. The exam is closed book, but you may use four 8-1/2 x 11 inch or smaller sheets of**hand-written**notes and equations (you may use both sides of the sheets). The final exam will not be dropped -- it is University policy that students missing a final exam will receive a grade of 0 for the course.

- If you are living or travelling far from the MSU campus at the time of the exam, beyond a reasonable commuting distance, or if you are traveling with an MSU-sponsored program, you may be able to arrange a proctored off-campus exam. Arrangements must be made well in advance of the exam.
**Requests made after the deadline will not be accommodated and you will have to take the exam on the MSU campus.Click here for deadlines and details for arranging off-campus exams.**

- Grading scales for exams will not be curved unless there was a mis-wording or error.

*Last updated: Sept. 2, 2010*