Examinations and Assessments
Students interested in pursuing credit by examination should complete the request form and obtain approval from their respective 1) advisor, 2) department chair or the Director of University College (for students without a declared major), and the Registrar. After receiving all approvals the student's request will be forwarded to University Testing Services, which will administer the exam.
The university recognizes student academic excellence through the Chancellor's List, the Deans' List, and invitation to membership in a number of honor societies. The annual Honors and Awards Day Ceremony highlights excellent academic achievements by students.
Academic Regulations Continued
To facilitate the diverse scheduling needs of its students, Fayetteville State University offers classes in the evenings and on Saturdays during five eight-week terms per academic year. Terms I and II coincide with the fall semester; Terms III and IV coincide with the spring semester; and Term V coincides with summer session (see "Academic Calendars" for specific Eight-Week Term dates).
Requirements that apply exclusively to eight-week classes are delineated below. Classes taught in eight-week terms are the same in content, quality, and requirements as classes taught in the regular sixteen-week semester. During the fall and spring semesters, students may enroll in eight-week term classes only, or simultaneously in eight-week and regular semester courses.