Final Exam Information

Finals Testing Instruction Form (TIF)

Please confirm you have included “Final” as one of the exam types in your Testing Instruction Form (TIF).  It is important to complete this step as soon as possible. Students will not be able to schedule a final exam until there is a final exam time allotment indicated in your TIF.

Steps to Submit a Brand New TIF 
  1. Log into the DRC Instructor Portal.
  2. Log in with Boiler Key 2-factor authentication.
  3. On the left under "Views & Tools" click on "DRC Testing."
  4. Under “Specify Testing Instruction Form”, choose your specific course from the drop down list next to “Select Class.”
  5. Click “Continue to Specify Testing Instruction Form”
  6. Answer questions 1-7 in the “Testing Instruction Form” Section
  7. In the “Exam Type(s)”, provide how many minute the regular class has for the exam. Students can only schedule exams for the exam type(s) indicated in this section.
  8. Provide the “Instructor Phone Number” in the “Additional Information” Section
  9. Click “Submit Testing Instruction Form”
  10. You are done!

*Note: If you have multiple sections of your course, you will need to submit a TIF for each section*

Steps to Review or Modify a TIF Already Submitted
  1. Login to your DRC Instructor Portal
  2. Read through the “Authentication” page and click “Continue to View Student Accommodations”
  3. Under “Views and Tools” on the left side, click “DRC Testing”
  4. In the “List Testing Instruction Form” box, select the course you are wishing to review and click “View”
  5. Scroll to the “Exam Type(s)” box and confirm you have entered a time allotment for the final exam.
  6. Click “Update Testing Instruction Form”

Deadline for Students to Submit Final Exam Requests

The online system is not current open for final exam scheduling. This should open after the final exam schedule has been released by the registrar.

Students needing to take their final exam with DRC Testing must submit their final exam request by 5:00 PM (EST) on March 31st. Exam requests submitted after the deadline will not be approved and students will be referred back to their professors to discuss possible alternate arrangements.    

Approved Final Exam Start Times

  • Monday - Friday 
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10:30 AM
    • 1:00 PM
    • 3:30 PM
    • 6:00 PM (Only for 200% time)
    • 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    • 8:00 AM 
    • 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM (Only for 200% time)
    • 1:00 PM

Deadline for Faculty to Provide DRC Testing with a Copy of Exam

We ask that all copies of the final exam be uploaded to the DRC Instructor Portal or hand delivered to STEW G59 by Thursday, April 28th. 

If you plan to hand deliver the exam, please email drctesting@purdue.edu to let staff know. When dropping off the exam, please bring with you a list of the students' names, course, and exam dates as well as enough copies for each student. 

If the exam is an online exam and DOES NOT require a password, please email drctesting@purdue.edu to notify DRC Testing Staff. 

DRC Testing Staff cannot accept exams via email or filelocker. If you are providing the exam digitally, please upload it to your DRC Instructor Portal. When uploading the exam, please be sure to upload the exam for each student and name it "Final Exam - COURSE - INSTRUCTOR NAME" so we know it is the correct file. 

Steps to Upload Exam to DRC Instructor Portal
  1. Log into the DRC Instructor Portal. 
  2. Log in with Boiler Key 2-factor authentication. 
  3. On the left under "Views & Tools" click on "DRC Testing." 
  4. Under “Step 1 – Select Action”, choose “Upload File to Exam(s)” from the drop down list next to “Available Tools.” 
  5. Under “Step 2 – Select from the Following Courses,” click the check box next to the student/course in which you will be uploading an exam. You can choose multiple students if they will be taking the same exam. 
  6. Under “Step 3 – Confirmation,” click “Confirm Your Selections.” 
  7. Under “File Information,” enter an “Exam File Note” if you desire, then click “Browse…” and find the exam file you are uploading. Click “Upload Exam” once you have selected your file. 
  8. You are done!