Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Student Guide to Accommodated Exams

Use this guide as a reference for all your accommodated exam-related needs.

Watch this video or read the information below!

Is your video blurry? When you have the video playing, click on the gear picture (icon) on the black bar at the bottom of the video. This opens video settings. Click on 'quality' and choose a higher number, such as 720. 

How to use this guide

Use this guide to book your exams with Accommodated Exams at Testing Services.

Each tab on the left side of the page provides you with information on different topics. Each section is important for you to read and understand. If you prefer to watch a video instead of reading, there is a video posted at the top of each section as well. 

Please note: for the purposes of this guide, the word "EXAMS" means any kind of test, quiz, or exam. E.g. unit tests, midterm exams, and quizzes.

Please note: if your ONLY exam accommodation is 1.5 extra time, please do NOT book with Accommodated Exams. Because all students at NorQuest receive extra time (1.5x) to write their exams, you will write in-class/online with your classmates.

If you have any questions or need help, feel free to contact us!

Announcements and important reminders

  • We strongly recommend for you to book your exams as soon as you know the exam dates from your instructor. The earlier you book, the more likely you will get the time and date that you prefer! At minimum, you must book your exams with Accommodated Exams at least 5 business days in advance of the day you need to write. Note that final exams have different deadlines. Business days are Monday to Friday, which do not include weekends and statutory holidays. Here are some examples, below.
    • You need to write your midterm exam on Monday. At the very latest, you must book your appointment by Monday of the week before.
    • You need to write your unit 1 test on Wednesday. At the very latest, you must book your appointment by Wednesday of the week before.
    • You need to write your vocabulary quiz on Thursday. At the very latest, you must book your appointment by Thursday of the week before.
  • If at any time you require additional exam accommodations, you need to meet with an accessibility staff member at least 5 business days before your exam date, so that your request can be processed.

Contact us

Hours:

Monday – Friday
8.30 AM – 5:00 PM

Please note that we are closed on weekends and statutory holidays.

Location:
Edmonton Campus: Room 2-070, Singhmar Centre for Learning

Wetaskiwin Campus: Room 214

Email:
Edmonton Campus: accommodated.exams@norquest.ca

Wetaskiwin Campus: regional@norquest.ca

Phone:

Edmonton Campus: 780-644-6055

Wetaskiwin Campus: 780-361-5800