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Final Exam Dates

Final exam dates have been released for PHYS 101!

Lecture Section Day Date Time
A1 Wednesday 14 May 1:30 to 4:30 PM
A2 Monday 12 May 8:00 to 11:00 AM

Room assignments will be made in advance of the date!


Homework 10 Changes

Because of Exam 2, the due-date for Homework 10 has been changed to Wednesday 9 April 2014.  Please see the course schedule for more informaiton.

Homework 9 Changes

The due-date for Homework 9 has been changed to Tuesday 1 April 2014.  Please see the course schedule for more informaiton.

Homework 9 opens on Tuesday 18 March 2014 (tomorrow) so you can get your homework done before you leave for Spring Break!

See the Exam Practice page for updates to the answer key for practice exams.

Some Schedule Changes

Unit 9 Homework:  Work and Kinetic Energy has had its due date pushed back to Wednesday 4 March 2014 due to Exam 1.

Checkpoint 11 has had it's due date extended to Monday 3 March 2014 due to a scheduling error.

Exam 1 Upcoming!

Exam 1 is fast approaching!  We will have our first exam on Monday 3 March 2014.  Please consult the  Exam Information Page to find your room assignment.

If you need a conflict examination please sign-up in advance through the gradebook.  Please ask if you need assistance.

Important Announcement for Lab 4: 

All Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday lab sections for Lab 4 have been rescheduled.  Please consult the course schedule



Please see the course description for an explanation of how this course works. It may seem complicated at first, but all the pieces do work together to enhance understanding. The course description also gives important details on our policies for missed exams, labs & quizzes. Also, please consult the schedule to help you keep track of what is due when.


We will be using i>clickers in every lecture. You can use either the older v1 or the newer v2 i>clickers. If you have not already done so, please register your clicker by visiting Having another student answer questions using your i>clicker is considered cheating.

Excused Absences

The only course components eligible to be issued a grade of EX are discussions, labs and exams (except for the final).  Please submit your excused absence no later than 10 business days from your absence via the Excused Absences application.  For more information, please read the course description page.