Exams, Grades, and Policies

Throughout the summer, you may have questions regarding policies and services, such as the ones below. Feel free to call Academic Services at (617) 495-0977 with questions.


Many courses have final exams, which take place during the last week of Summer School. In distance courses that have final exams, instructors may give an online exam or a timed and proctored exam. Check your course website or syllabus for exam details. You can find the date and time of your exam in the exam schedule. Call Academic Services, (617) 495-0977, if you have a schedule conflict with your exam or you have questions about exam policies.


Grades are assigned to students who register in courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Grades for study abroad programs are generally available one week after the program’s official end dates. To view your grades, log in to online services.

Transcript requests

To request a transcript, submit the transcript request form to Academic Services according to the instructions outlined on Transcripts.