Office for Persons with Disabilities Exam Procedures 2011-2012. Exam Team. To Receive Exam Accommodations. Time Lines. Triplicate forms must be signed and returned to the OPD at least 7 working days prior to your first midterm test for each course -white copy for OPD
-white copy for OPD
-yellow copy for your instructor
-pink copy for your records
Download and submit the OPD Information Form to the OPD.
* Without this form, we cannot arrange your accommodations with the Centre for Extended Learning.
If a home proctor is required, download and submit theProctor Declarationformto the Centre for Extended Learning.
If there are changes in your condition or accommodation is no longer required, please update both the Centre for Extended Learning and your OPD advisor.
OPD students will be notified by Ildiko Denes of their exam location and time and should disregard the e-mail notification which is sent by the Centre for Extended Learning.
It is in your best interest to have all arrangements made well in advance of upcoming exams, thus reducing last minute running around which can increase exam stress.
Students in all faculties need to:
1st year - Meet with the Associate Director 1st year Engineering
Upper year - Meet with your Engineering Associate Chair
The Office for Persons with Disabilities abides by final examination policies and procedures as governed by the Senate and is available at:
You must display your student ID on the desk.
Pens, pencils, erasers
Items listed on the examination cover sheet
Bags, purses, knapsacks etc.
Wireless or electronic devices of any sort
Policy 29: Smoking will not be permitted in an examination room at any time. Students are prohibited from taking a smoking break during an exam.
Honesty is the best policy - Consider Your Actions
The exam form permits you to write with accommodation at the same time as your class with the following exceptions:
If in discussion with your instructor arrangements are made for you to write at a different time than the rest of your class, it is your responsibility to:
The written permission must clearly state the course code, instructor’s name, and the date and time agreed upon for the exam.
Items Not Permissible
Please note: OPD will not assume responsibility for any theft or damage of your own electronic devices of any sort.
Due to allergies & environmental sensitivities:
Each student is seated individually.
Although you may experience a slight delay in start time, you will always receive your full allotment of time.
Notify your proctor immediately if:
I attended the Exam Procedures Session at the OPD on _____________________covering procedures for alternate exam arrangements.
My signature indicates that I fully understand and agree to the above information.
For additional information, visit our website at:
To contact the OPD at the University of Waterloo, call: