Alternative Testing

Schedule an exam here at least 5 business days in advance. Need help? Follow these instructions. Note: your instructor must have completed the testing contract in order for you to be able to schedule an exam.

Schedule an Exam

Want to Request Testing Accommodations?

  1. Sign up for services with the Disability Services Office (DSO)
  2. Request accommodations for each class for the semester
  3. Meet with your instructor to discuss the testing contract
  4. Schedule exams at least 5 business days before the exam

Possible Testing Accommodations

At your initial meeting with a DSO representative you may be approved for testing accommodations, which might include some of the following:

  • Extended time
  • Room alone
  • Low-distraction environment
  • Reader
  • Scribe
  • Large print exams
  • Computer for test taking
  • Spell checker

School Closure and Delay Policy

On the rare occasions when the university is closed or delayed, please refer to the following policy regarding testing that takes place in the Disability Services Office.

  • If the university is closed, the testing center will be closed as well. Students should contact the Disability Services Office as soon as possible to reschedule exams.
  • If the university has a delayed opening, 
    • exams that were scheduled to begin after the new opening time of the university will proceed as scheduled.
    • students who had exams that were scheduled to start prior to the university opening should contact the Disability Services Office as soon as possible to make arrangements for testing.
  • In cases of inclement weather, exams are sometimes postponed or change to alternate formats, so students should contact instructors prior to rescheduling any exams to find out when and how the rest of the class will take the exam.


Rick Muthiah
Director of Learning Support Services
Lemmons 9C
George Fox University
414 N. Meridian #6243
Newberg, OR 97132

Call 503-554-2314 or email rmuthiah@georgefox.edu if you have any questions.