Testing Accommodations at StFX
You can arrange testing accommodations at StFX by booking an appointment with our Coordinator, Elizabeth Kell. Elizabeth. At your meeting Elizabeth will ask you to sign the 2018-2019 Tramble Testing Agreement Form (file download link below). We will need to have your signed form on file before you can start testing.
Elizabeth will also prepare a “Letter of Accommodation” that you will bring to your professors to arrange for the testing accommodations that have been recommended for you. Please use our Online Meeting Booking Page to book your appointment
Please meet with your professors as soon as you can to talk about the testing accommodations that you would like to put in place. Please meet with Professors in their offices during office hours, and not in the classroom after class. You will be able to have a much better talk about accommodations in the office setting than you will when everyone is moving on to the next class. Letters of Accommodation initialed by professors must be returned before students can test in our Centre.
As soon as your professors have posted quiz, test and exam dates and times, please download and complete the StFX 2018 2019 Tramble Testing Request Form (file download link below) - and email that form to Jacquie Wilson (email@example.com). Please note that we require 3 BUSINESS DAYS notice to accommodate any testing requests – we need that time to book rooms and proctors.
Please remind your professors at least 3 days before every quiz, test or exam that you will be testing at the Centre for Accessible Learning. If the professor has any problem with providing a test, please ask him or her to call us at x5919, or to email Jacquie Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org), to talk about options. This reminder step is important because professors will not send quizzes, tests or exams to our Centre unless you have asked them to do so in advance.
A "reminder email" will be sent the day before testing informing you of where you will be writing.
Please keep the lines of communication open with our staff about the testing accommodations that you have put in place. If those accommodations are not working for you then we will need to know about that to make helpful changes. We encourage you to do this because we want you to be able to truly show what you know on all quizzes, tests and exams.
Please also contact us if your testing schedule changes so that we can notify proctors.
And, finally, it is always good practice to talk with your professors after you've written any test or quizz to get her or his input and make appropriate changes to your studying or testing strategies.
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