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Helpful Terms!
In preparation for the final exam, an incomplete list of important terms is now available! 

Final Exam Dates





Start Time

End Time


PHYS 101




8:00 AM

11:00 AM


PHYS 101




8:00 AM

11:00 AM


Where's My Final!?

Final exam room assignments are now available!

Your room assignment is organized by discussion TA name.  Please make sure you arrive a little early to check out your exam and get settled.


Second LAS Sucess Workshop:
Tuesday 1 March 2016
3:00 to 3:50 PM
1060 Lincoln Hall

Now that you have experienced an exam in PHYS 101, you are invited to come and discuss how the exam went compared to your expectations.

Title:  So, Your Exam Didn’t Go As Well As You Hoped…


This presentation will build on the previous presentation and help you evaluate:

All are invited!

A few important reminders for this week:

  1. Exam 1 is this week!  If you have not signed up for a timeslot now is your last chance!  Report to room 257 Loomis on the day and time you signed up to take the exam.
  2. We will be holding discussion this week. New material will be covered in discussion.
  3. In Discussion we will have a special exercie for you two work to earn a few Discusison extra credit points--don't miss it!
  4. If you need to re-schedule your exam so you don't miss discussion, or because your schedule changed, please contact the Physics Undergraduate Studies Office ( and we'll help you get rescheduled.

Formula Sheet
In preparation for the exam, the formula sheet for this semester is available.

Help with Triangles!
If you're having trouble visualizing the similar triangles for "box on a plank" type problems, I've made a handout that might help.

Exam Sign-Up Now Open!

Sign-Up is now open for Exam 1
Follow the link above to the exam sign-up tool.  Select an exam day and time from the list that works wit your schedule.

Remember:  You must sign yourself up for an exam timeslot.

Seminar Announcement!

All PHYS 101 students are invited to a seminar for our introductory students! 
Dr. Elaine Schulte, the Introductory Course Manager for the Department of Physics will present:
So, You'd Like to Pass Your First Physics Exam
Thursday 4 February 2016
3-3:50 p.m., 1065 Lincoln Hall

See you there!





Excused Absences







Please submit your excused absence no later than 12 business days from your absence via the Excused Absences application. For more information regarding this course's excuses policy, please refer to the Attendance Policy page.

Academic Integrity

All activities in this course, including documentation submitted for petition for an excused absence, are subject to the Academic Integrity rules as described in Article 1, Part 4, Academic Integrity, of the Student Code.


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