Carnegie Mellon University

Final Exam

Can you tell me if I have incomplete assignments keeping me from taking the Final Exam early?

Only for summer Early Access section! Given the enormous number of students enrolled in the course, we will not be able to check your individual progress. We will review all students’ progress near Orientation Week and will contact you if you are eligible to take the Final Exam early. You can view your scores and progress by visiting the My Scores in the C@CM Online Learning Initiative (OLI) course. If all of the blue bars are fully populated, you’ll know you’ve completed all of the required coursework.

What do I need to do in order to be eligible to take the Final Exam early?

Only for summer Early Access section! You must complete all of the required coursework (Pre-Assessments, Learning Activities, and Exam-Readiness Quizzes) before you can take the Final Exam early during Orientation Week.

Can I take the Final Exam early if I do not complete all of the required coursework by Orientation Week?

Only for summer Early Access section! You must complete all of the required coursework in order to take the Final Exam early.

I see the Final Exam in Online Learning Initiative (OLI). Can I have the password to take the exam from home?

Only for summer Early Access section! Even though you see the Final Exam in the C@CM OLI course, you cannot take the exam from home. You can ONLY take the Final Exam once you arrive on campus at one of the in-person, proctored exam sessions.

When is the Final Exam for the Early Summer Course given?

Only for summer Early Access section! The early final exam will be taken on campus during orientation week.

What if I will not be on campus during Orientation Week to take the Final Exam early?

Only for summer Early Access section! There will be additional opportunities to take the Final Exam early once the semester begins. You’ll receive more information about the early Final Exam sessions closer to Orientation Week.

I took the final exam early and passed the course, can I drop it from my schedule?

Only for summer Early Access section! C@CM must remain on your course schedule so that your passing grade can be recorded. You CANNOT drop the course even if you have completed all of the course requirements. Email c-cm@andrew.cmu.edu if you need confirmation of your passing grade sent to your academic advisor in order to overload.

I cannot find information on how and when to take the final exam for C@CM. Where do I find the password needed to access the exam? When do I take the exam?

All information about the C@CM final exam will be given to you by your course section's Teaching Assistant. A password to access the final exam will not be given to you until you are at the computer lab where your final is being held.

I no longer see the C@CM OLI Course under Canvas. Is there a different way I am supposed to access it to study for the final exam?

You can log in through https://oli.cmu.edu/.

How long will it take to complete the final exam?

You will be given 50 minutes to complete the exam.

After I complete the course, will I still be able to access the online content to study for the final exam?

Yes, you will still be able to access the online course. Additionally, you will be able to access the course through OLI even after the course ends.