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Campus Based Course Testing Provided:

  • Alternative testing for students with documented disabilities. Students must provide the testing center a current copy of their Memorandum of Accommodation (MOA).
  • Makeup exams for students who have missed an in-class exam due to illness or emergency.
    • Deadlines must be set within 2 weeks of exam dropoff by instructor.

Not Provided:

  • Full class testing.
  • Rewrites, retakes, retests, extra credit, quizzes, or optional tests of any kind.
    • Testing during Finals Week of NOVA Online sessions for students without an MOA.
    • Hybrid testing

Test Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures

  • Fill out a Testing Services Request form each time you leave a makeup exam or an exam for a student with a Memorandum of Accommodation (MOA).
  • On the top of each exam please print the following:
    • Instructor name
    • Student name
    • time allotted for exam (i.e. 120 minutes).  Start _______ End _________
      Staff will write in the start and end times. Students are responsible for keeping track of their time limit. Clocks are in all testing rooms.
  • Designate a deadline date on a Monday – Friday within two weeks of the date you drop off the exam. No deadlines or makeup testing for/on Saturdays.
  • Instructorsmust provide portable memory devices if required.
  • Please drop off or pick up exams during posted Testing Center office hours.
  • Students must start a proctored exam in the Testing Center, we do not administer exams begun in class.

Emailing Exams

  • Emailed exams are not accepted directly by the testing center.
  • To email an exam, email/contact your division office to print, drop-off and/or pick-up the exam and completed Testing Services Request in the testing center.

Finals Week

  • During NOVA Online Finals Weeks, testing centers are dedicated to NOVA Online testing and placement tests.
  • Makeup or class based final exams will be administered to students with documented disabilities only.
  • Please make sure your student has provided the Testing Center with a copy of their current Memorandum of Accommodation.  Students may drop off a hardcopy or email a pdf version to lotesting@nvcc.edu.
  • Students who do not have an MOA of documented accommodations may take final exams in the testing center before and after Finals Week.

Scantron Machine Locations:

  • Humanities Division, LC 214 Workroom
  • Sciences Division, LS 149 Faculty Workroom
Please see your division office for assistance.