Exam Info

The midterm will be held in-person on Friday, July 15th, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PT.

The final will be held in-person on Thursday, August 11th, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PT.


Final Exam

If you would like to request an online exam for any reason or cannot make this time, please fill out the final exam alterations form by Tuesday, August 9, 11:59 PM PT. If you want to request an adjustment for your exam, such as a left-handed desk or a seat in VLSB, please also let us know through the form. If you encounter extenuating circumstances after the form deadline, you may still fill out the form, though we can’t guarantee any last-minute adjustments.

Final Exam Scope

The final exam covers the following topics:

  • Lectures 1 through 24
  • Labs 1 through 5
  • Discussions 1 through 12
  • Homeworks 1 through 7
  • Projects 1 through 4

Materials only covered in the textbooks are not within scope.

Final Exam Resources

The exam is closed-book, closed-note, closed-internet, with the following exceptions:

  • You can prepare and use up to 10 two-sided cheat sheets (20 sides) for the final exam. You can reuse your midterm cheat sheets.
    • Cheat sheets must be handwritten. Digitally handwritten notes may be printed and used. If you're taking the exam online and have digitally handwritten notes but no printer access, let us know in a private post on Ed.
  • On the exam, you will be provided with the 61C reference card.

In-Person Exam Logistics

  • In-person exams will be conducted in assigned exam rooms. You will receive confirmation of your exam room and seat number the night before the exam. Here's a screenshot of the seating tool.

On the Day of the Exam

  • If you're not feeling well, please submit the alterations form ASAP so we can move you to an online exam.
  • Please bring:
    • Mask
    • Pencil/erasers or pen (black or blue ink)
    • Student ID card
    • Cheat sheets (if you have any)
  • Please try to get to your room early, so that we can start on time.
  • We'll give you a paper copy of the exam on which you can write your answers, a copy of the reference card, and scratch paper.

During the Exam

  • First in-person exam? Don't worry, proctors will announce everything you will need to do.
  • If you finish before the last 10 minutes of the exam, you can turn your exam in and leave early.

Online Exam Logistics

  • Online exams will use Zoom proctoring. You will receive a Zoom link the night before the exam.
    • If you want to know who your proctor is, please reach out to course staff.
    • If you feel uncomfortable with proctoring, please reach out so you can discuss alternatives with an instructor.

On the Day of the Exam

  • Join the Zoom meeting on the computer you will be using and share your screen
  • Set up a camera (join Zoom through a seperate device or turn on webcam video) showing your workspace. You can see examples of setups from course staff here.
  • Optionally, if you want, you can rename yourself to your SID instead of your name.
  • On your computer, open up Examtool and select your exam (e.g. cs61c-su22-final-5pm) from the drop-down list (the selection will appear a few hours before the exam).
  • The decryption password will be posted on Examtool at 5:10 PM for the 5 PM exam.

During the Exam

  • Only the Examtool page and the reference card should be on your computer screen.
    • If you don't have access to a printer for your cheat sheets, please make a private post on Ed.
  • Please submit clarification requests only through Examtool.
  • When you're done, feel free to close Examtool, (your exam will be autosaved) then leave the call.

Technical Issues

  • Don't worry if your video feed disconnects briefly during the exam.
  • If you encounter significant technical problems, don't worry about video proctoring and focus on finishing the exam.
  • We may ask some students to take a short verbal exam after the exam and explain how to solve one or more problems that are similar to an exam question they got right.
  • If you encounter Internet problems, write your answers locally and send them to [email protected] as soon as the exam is over.
  • If you need to use the bathroom, just leave the video feed on while you're away. Please don't take your camera with you.