- 1 Overview
- 2 Admissions
- 3 Registration
- 4 Course Evaluation
- 5 Graduation
- 6 Academic Records
- 7 Academic Rights and Responsibilities
- 8 Academic Misconduct
- 9 Appeals
- 10 Test and Examination Regulations
Tests and examinations must be written at the time scheduled by the instructor. Only documented medical/family emergency situations or conflicting religious observance schedules are grounds for special consideration. Requests for adjustments to prescribed examination or test dates must be made before the examination or test dates. For accommodation of religious observances, see section 1.6.
Students should also be aware of the following policies:
- No evaluation is permitted after the last day of classes of a semester, except those scheduled
during the official examination period by the Office of the Registrar;
- The student must appear at the test room at least five minutes before the examination or test
is scheduled to start, and 20 minutes before if the examination is taking place in an
- No one is allowed into a test room during an examination or test except the students writing
the examination or test and the instructors;
- Bags and books must be left in areas designated by the instructor (not taken to a desk or table);
- The student must bring his or her student ID card for admission into the test room and should
place the card on his or her desk (where it can been seen);
- The instructor has the authority to assign seats;
- The student must follow the instructions on the examination booklet, answer sheet or
examination paper, as appropriate;
- If the student wishes to enter the test room after an examination or test has started, he or she
must have the instructor’s permission. If permission is given, the student must complete the
examination or test in the time remaining. If not, the student will receive a mark of “0” on
- An instructor may ban any device deemed to compromise the integrity of a test or examination;
- If the student brings unauthorized material into the test room or asks for assistance from any
other student or unauthorized source, he or she will not be permitted to continue writing.
The student may also be denied permission to write subsequent examinations or tests and may
be subject to penalties under the regulations for academic misconduct;
- Once an examination or test has started, the student cannot leave the test room for at least the
first 30 minutes, nor can the student leave during the final 10 minutes
(so as to not distract others still writing);
- All writing must stop when the instructor announces that the examination or test time is over.
If the student does not observe this rule, his or her paper may not be accepted;
- Students are not permitted to take examination books and other materials out of the examination
room unless specified in the course outline.
- 10.1 Cancellation of Examinations
In the event of a College closure due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, students should contact their academic area for information on the rescheduling of tests or exams.