Organizing the exam schedule is a massive undertaking requiring months of preparation that began way back in August before classes even started.
"Booking more than 1,000 exams over a 16-day period is not humanly possible," said University Registrar Russell Isinger. "It takes two people and a software program many hours to set an exam schedule where no student is double-booked or writes more than two exams in a 24-hour period."
This year's two largest exams were both in first-year courses: Basic Nutrition 120, where 597 students wrote the final; and Chemistry 112 with 576 students.
With the examination period coming to a close, graduating students will now turn their attention to Spring Convocation, scheduled for June 1-4 at Saskatoon's TCU Place.
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