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Late Assignments - Online

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Last Update

12/11/2019

Affected Parties

Online Students

Policy Language

Course Assignments, including discussion boards, exams, and other graded assignments, should be submitted on time.

If the student is unable to complete an assignment on time, then he or she must contact the instructor immediately by email.

Policy Rationale

To ensure that clear expectations are published for the processing and evaluation of late assignments.

Definition of Glossary Terms

None specified

Procedural Information

Procedures

Assignments that are submitted after the due date without prior approval from the instructor will receive the following deductions:

  1. Late assignments submitted within one week after the due date will receive up to a 10% deduction.
  2. Assignments submitted more than one week and less than two weeks late will receive up to a 20% deduction.
  3. Assignments submitted two weeks late or more or after the final date of the course will not be accepted outside of special circumstances (e.g., death in the family, significant personal health issues), which will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the instructor.
  4. Group projects, including group discussion board threads and/or replies, and assignments will not be accepted after the due date outside of special circumstances (e.g. death in the family, significant personal health issues), which will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the instructor.

Sanctions

None specified

Exceptions

None

Date of Last Review

10/29/2019