Exams for students with disabilities may be administered by professors or may be taken through the Noel Center. Readers, scribes, low distraction testing, extended time testing (typically time and a half), and special equipment can be utilized if the need for such an accommodation is supported by documentation. Exams can be produced in large print, Braille, or audio format when the material is delivered from the professor or his/her designee to the Noel Center two (2) business days prior to the test date. Requests for exams must be entered in the testing section of the AIM Module two (2) business days prior to the test date. Requests for final exams are due ten (10) business days prior to exam week. No exams will be administered without the Request for Alternative Testing. Unless there is a time conflict, tests will be scheduled at the regular class time. A student who misses an exam scheduled through the Noel Center will be required to notify his/her professor. The Noel Center will not reschedule exams without the approval of the faculty. A student who is late for a scheduled exam must finish the exam in the time remaining (extended time will be calculated from the scheduled time of the test, not time of arrival). If the student arrives 15 minutes late he/she may need to reschedule. If so the student will need to get approval from the professor and resubmit a test request with the new date and time.
All personal belongings must be left with the proctor. This includes but is not limited to: backpack, coats, hats, or unauthorized electronic devices. All exams are proctored and can be monitored through the use of cameras in each testing room.
If a student is unable to use audio notetaking, they must consult with their Accessibility Advisor. Together, they will determine an alternate accommodation. Depending on which alternative notetaking options are selected, the Accessibility Advisor will provide instructions for the student to access the notes.
The Noel Center has a large inventory of equipment and materials for student use. The Noel Center will loan equipment and/or materials to assist with the educational process. The equipment/material must be checked out through the Noel Center Administrative Assistant. The student is responsible for returning the equipment in good condition. Equipment may be checked out by the day, week or semester. If the equipment is lost or damaged, it is the responsibility of the student to pay for repairs or replacement costs. Students who do not return equipment and/or pay replacement fees will be blocked from registration and/or have a hold placed on his or her transcript.