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Testing Center Policies



If you are more than 10 minutes late, but less than 30 minutes late, you will begin losing testing time.
If you are more than 30 minutes late for an exam, you will not be allowed to test. You are responsible for coordinating a make-up exam with your professor. You must obtain written permission from your professor in order to reschedule your exam in the Goldman Testing Center. 

No Show and Cancellation

If for any reason you have decided not to take your exam at the Goldman Testing Center, you are responsible for notifying our office to ensure that we have space for other students to test. This includes withdrawing from a course. 

Rescheduling an Exam

If you cannot take an exam at the scheduled time (due to illness, scheduling conflicts, etc.), you must obtain written permission from your professor in order to reschedule your exam in the Goldman Testing Center.
The Goldman Center has no authority to excuse students from taking an exam. Scheduling or rescheduling of exams has to be done with explicit instruction from the professor.
If the professor reschedules an exam date for the class, the professor must notify the Goldman Center in writing, by email, or in person to reschedule the exam.  


  • Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled start time and check in the Goldman Testing Coordinator.
  • At the exam start time, you must begin the exam. Studying in the Goldman Center waiting area instead of taking the exam is not allowed.
  • Only drinks with lids are permitted in the testing center; food is not allowed.
  • If you are unclear about exam instructions or conditions, seek assistance from a Goldman Center staff member. The staff member will attempt to contact your professor or give you a form to complete so you can explain the problem or question. This form will be turned in with the exam.
  • You are not permitted to leave the Goldman Testing Center area once you have begun your exam (exceptions for bathroom breaks).
  • You are responsible for providing your personal exam materials (pencils, calculators, etc.); scrap paper will be provided.
  • If a Goldman Center staff member has evidence that a student is currently impaired due to drugs or alcohol, the student will not be allowed to test in the Center. 


  • Cheating is neither tolerated nor permitted in the testing center.
  • Any student suspected of cheating may be questioned by Goldman Center staff.
  • Any suspected evidence of cheating will be confiscated and handed in with your exam.
  • Your professor and the Director of the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility will be notified of the observed violation; they will decide upon further action.
  • While testing, Goldman Center staff have the right to enter the testing room and circulate during your exam.