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Queen's University

Special Exam Arrangements

Alternatives to traditional exams are available for persons with special needs. Arrangements for exams can be made through Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) at the LaSalle Building, 146 Stuart Street, 533-6467.

Deadline to register for accommodations for centrally scheduled mid-year (December) and final exams:

  • for December exams - November 7
  • for April exams - March 7
  • for Spring term exams - June 7
  • for Spring/Summer and Summer exams - July 6

Students with Short-Term Medical Conditions

Students with short-term medical conditions (for example, a broken arm, sprained wrist, etc.) that require an exam accommodation MUST apply to the Exams Office.

Midterm Accommodations

Students who have been approved through HCDS and require the use of a computer to write a midterm examination must complete this form and submit to our office, along with a copy of the HCDS accommodation, a minimum of 10 working days prior to the exam.  We will contact the instructor to make arrangements, and will notify you via email (Queen’s only) once all documents are received and the time/date is set.

Computer Midterm Request Form (163 KB)

Exchange students


All exchange students whose first language is NOT English can apply to the Exams Office for an extra 1/2 hour of time to write final exams.  You are also allowed to bring in one (1) language translation dictionary.

If you would like to apply for the options, you must fill out the information in a form available here:

Have each instructor sign for each course as well as have the Associate Dean (or designate) sign the completed form.  Return it to the Exams Office as soon as possible.


 The deadline for this service is November 7th (December exams), March 7th (April exams), June 7th (spring term) and July 7th (spring-summer and summer term).

Exams Office
Gordon Hall
Room 110

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000