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MAC Testing Policy

MAC Testing Policy and Procedure

Please read the following policy and procedures carefully before submitting your exam request.

Scheduling Makeup Exams Due to Unforeseen Absences

Students who need to make up an exam due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances must make the necessary arrangments with their professor before requesting an appointment with the MAC. In order to request an appointment with the MAC, a student must complete and submit an Exam Request Form. It is the student's responsibility to submit the form and schedule a testing appointment. Once the Exam Request Form is received, the Director of Academic Support will request a copy of the exam from the professor if the exam has not been received in the MAC already. The Director of Academic Support will submit all completed makeup exams along with a copy of the Exam Request Form and exam completion verification to the professor. Walk-ins will not be accepted. 

Scheduling Exams Requiring Academic Accommodations Approved by the Office of Disability Services

Students who test under approved academic accommodations must request an appointment with the MAC no less than one week in advance of the examination date that is outlined in the course syllabus and/or by the professor. In order to request an appointment with the MAC, a student must complete and submit an Exam Request Form. It is the student's responsibility to submit the Exam Request Form and schedule a testing appointment. Once the Exam Request Form is received, the Director of Academic Support will request a copy of the exam from the professor if the exam has not been received in the MAC already. The Director of Academic Support will submit all completed makeup exams along with a copy of the Exam Request Form and exam completion verification to the professor. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Schedule Exams Due to Foreseen Absences

Students who need to make up or take an exam prior to a foreseen absence such as participation in sanctioned school activities must request an appointment with the MAC no less than one week in advance of the examination date that is outlined in the course syllabus and/or by the professor. In order to request an appointment with the MAC, a student must complete and submit a testing appointment. Once the Exam Request Form is received, the Director of Academic Support will request a copy of the exam from the professor if the exam has not been received in the MAC already. The Director of Acadmic Support will submit all completed makeup exams along with a copy of the Exam Request Form and exam completion verification to the professor. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

**The MAC advises aathletes who are unsure of their departure time or participation in an athletic event to submit an Exam Request Form in anticipation of absence. If the athlete's plans change and allow him or her to take the exam in class, the MAC appointment can be cancelled. A notice of cancellation via email is required. The Director of Academic Support will notify the professor of any cancellations. 

Appointment Confirmation

All testing appointments will be confirmed via Google calendar invitation, so it is essential for students to check their email regularly. Students should not assume their testing appointment is scheduled until they receive a calendar invitation from the Director of Academic Support. 

Cancelling an Exam Appointment

If a student needs to cancel an exam appointment, he or she must submit a cancellation notification via email to the Director of Academic Support.

Late Arrival for Exam Appointment

Due to a high volume of testing, if a student arrives late to the MAC for his or her exam appointment, he or she will be allowed to take the exam. However, he or she will not be allowed the full amount of time allotted by his or her accommodations.