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Emergency Notification

Alternative Testing

Alternative testing provides eligible students with extended time on their exams in a distraction reduced environment.  

For questions regarding Alternative Testing, please contact [email protected]

Online Classes

  • Submit an accommodation request through the  OSD Online Services (AIM)
  • Schedule the exam through the OSD Online Services. Your instructor will be notified of your exam request.
    • The Alternative Testing Agreement must be completed by your instructor before you can submit an exam request.
  • In the exam request Additional Note box, indicate that the exam is online.
  • For extended time, your instructor needs to adjust the time on CANVAS or another platform that delivers the exam.

In-Person Classes

  • Submit an accommodation request through the OSD Online Services (AIM)
  • Schedule the exam through the OSD Online Services. Your instructor will be notified of your exam request.
    • Submitted at least five business days in advance. 
    • The Alternative Testing Agreement must be completed by your instructor before you can submit an exam request.
    • If the exam is online/Canvas but will be proctored by our office, indicate that in the exam request Additional Note box. 
  • Arrive at the exam location at least 10 minutes prior to the exam time.

Exam Integrity

Students receiving testing accommodations, whether through OSD or directly from the instructor, have the responsibility of honest‚ ethical test-taking behavior and maintaining the integrity of the test.

Cheating will not be tolerated. If the exam is taken with OSD, proctors will report any suspicious behaviors by completing an incident report that will be provided to the faculty for that class. Disciplinary action will be at the discretion of the faculty.