Examples of facilitation for exams

  • Extended time during exams*
  • Use of PC during exams (cannot be granted for all courses)
  • Breaks during exam to breast feed babies
  • Soft pen/pencil
  • Your own examination room
  • Oral examination (instead of written, cannot be granted for all courses)
  • Written examination (instead of oral, cannot be granted for all courses)
  • Special chairs, rising and lowering table
  • Wheelchair users and students with mobility disabilities: examination will take place in rooms with wheelchair access.
  • Special tools for students with visual impairment

 How to apply for special arrangements - please contact us at the disability and special needs office

*Extended examination time cf. Academic Regulations for NMBU - section 38-2

For written examinations, the following extensions are granted:

  • 15 extra minutes are granted for examinations lasting up to 1.5 hours
  • 30 extra minutes are granted for examinations lasting between 1.5 and 4 hours
  • 1 extra hour is granted for examinations lasting more than 4 hours

For home examinations, the following extensions are granted:

  • Exams lasting longer than 24 hours: 3 hours extra
  • Exams lasting longer than 36 hours: 5 hours extra
  • Exams lasting longer than 48 hours: 7 hours extra

Please contact us at the disability and special needs office as soon as possible, so we can help you. 

Published 7. March 2014 - 7:59 - Updated 21. September 2017 - 14:59

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