Testing Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
All testing accommodations are managed by:
The Testing Center – Student Center 334
Miriam Schwartz, ADA Testing Coordinator
Requesting Testing Accommodations
Access Services must first approve testing accommodations. You must meet with an Access Adviser and complete a Service Request Form (PDF). You must deliver a Faculty Memo to your professors to notify them that a testing accommodation has been approved.
Examples of testing accommodations are:
1. Extended test time
- If you have requested extended test time and/or a less distractive environment, you will take exams in Testing Services. You should remind your professor to drop off exams in Testing Services before each test date.
- You should go to Testing Services at the time of the test unless otherwise directed by your professor.
- If you qualify for this accommodation, you are usually given one and one-half the regular test time to complete testing. Your professor will advise Testing Services as to how long the normally scheduled testing period is.
2. Extended test time with a reader, scribe, private room, proctor, or assistive technology
- You must sign up a minimum of three working days before the exam (not including Saturday and Sunday). You may sign up for exams in Testing Services with the ADA Test Coordinator. If you do not sign up for the exam three days in advance, you must meet with the ADA Test Coordinator before the test can be re-scheduled.
- If you do not show up for the exam at the scheduled time, Testing Services will return the exam to your professor and three working days notice must be given to re-schedule the test. The professor must approve any and all changes in testing.
- Readers, scribes and proctors cannot and will not rephrase or explain test questions.
- Interpreters as an accommodation are arranged as needed by the Access supervisor.
You should remind your professors to drop the exam off at the Testing Center (Third floor SC) before each test.