Testing in Disability Services
Exam Rules and Regulations:
All students are expected to observe the following rules. Each student is required to sign a copy of the exam regulations to confirm that they are aware of these regulations and agree to abide by them. If you want to see the form to read it ahead of coming in to take an exam follow the ODS Exam Regulations link.
- Students are expected to schedule exams with the Office of Disability Services. This may be done in person, over the phone, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Exams should be scheduled at least 2 days before the exam is to be taken.
- Students should take the exam at the time the class regularly meets. Exceptions may be granted due to time constraints or with written approval from the instructor.
- Students are expected to remind their instructor to deliver the exam to ODS. Pink exam reminder forms are available at the front desk of the ODS.
- Due to the volume of exams given in the office, students need to be on time so that they do not overlap into another student's exam appointment. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, your exam may need to be rescheduled.
- Predetermined time accommodations will be strictly enforced due to limited exam taking space. Students will be informed of their end time when they begin the exam.
- All personal items (book bags, purses, jackets, etc.) will be secured away from the test taker for the duration of the exam.
- Cell phone use is strictly prohibited. Cell phones must be placed with the student's personal items for the duration of the exam. NO EXCEPTIONS.
- All exams are closed book, closed note, unless otherwise specified. Any special exam instructions (including open book/note allowance, computer/internet needs, etc.) must be provided in writing by the instructor issuing the exam.
- Food is not permitted during exams. Students may bring something to drink with them. Disability-related exceptions should be approved in advance.
- Students are expected to use the restroom before the exam begins. Restroom breaks will be limited unless there is a documented health condition that impacts this need.
- Students with evening, weekend, or online classes should contact ODS professional staff to discuss testing accommodations.
All other rules apply as listed in the Code of Student Conduct and principles of academic honesty. If a student is caught cheating or not conducting themselves in an honest manner It will be reported to the Judicial Affairs and to that students professor.