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Taking an Exam
arrival (preferably 5 minutes before exam start time) students must put their
personal items in either a locker or on the shelf.
includes cell phones, which must be completely turned off (not just on silent
mode or vibrate).
- Student must bring
and show staff their valid photo identification before exam can be taken. A
Purdue University ID, driver’s license, state ID, Passport or other issued
identification card with your name and photo on it is acceptable.
student is more than 15 minutes late for a scheduled exam and has not contacted DRC Testing, DRC Testing staff will consider this a "no show" and will notify the student and the instructor concurrently. In order to reschedule the exam, the instructor should contact DRC Testing after speaking with the student.
must conform to general University policies relative to examinations.
or confirmed cheating will be reported immediately to the instructor.
caught with a cell phone is considered cheating.
will be handled by DRC Testing staff directly or indirectly via a camera
phones, ear plugs and a limited amount of clocks are available, but will only
be given upon request. They will not be in the cubicles. (More information
about clocks: The availability of personal clocks may be limited and
are available on a first come, first serve basis. If students do not need a clock,
we request that they do not take one. We highly encourage students to bring a
watch to keep track of their time in case a clock is not available to them.)
Testing can provide electronic or live readers and scribes for those students who qualify for
paper is also available upon request.
Breaks: Students may use the restroom during their exams. However, their time
does not stop for restroom breaks unless it is in their Accommodation
Letter or has been approved by their Accommodation Specialist. Restroom breaks
will be communicated to the instructor when returning the completed exam.
restroom breaks are in the student’s Accommodation Letter, they must indicate
this when they schedule their exam by checking the appropriate box for that
accommodation. This is so that we can try to seat the student in the testing
There is NO food allowed in testing areas except if students have food allowances in their Accommodation Letter. The student must note that when scheduling their exams. The student must indicate this when they schedule their exam by checking the appropriate box for that accommodation. This is so we can try to seat the student in the testing center appropriately.
understand that for finals students can be in DRC Testing for three to six
hours. We suggest students eat before the exam. Or if the student needs to eat
right before or between exams, they need to plan accordingly.
Drinks must be in clear, see through container and have a lid in order to enter
the testing area. Drinks without lids are not allowed.
Personal clocks are a tool to help students keep track of their time. DRC
Testing Staff documents the time students begin and tracks the student’s
official time. DRC Testing Staff will collect the student’s exams when the
student’s time is up according to the official time; not according to the
student clock’s time. *Cell phones
will not be permitted to be used for a timer.
NOT allowed in the testing area (unless specified by instructor or the
- Cell phones
- PDAs or equivalent electronic
- IPods, MP3 player or
equivalent electronic devices
- Mechanical Pencils (unless
provided by DRC Testing)