Rules for the Conduct of Examinations
1. No person will be allowed in an examination room during an examination except the candidates concerned and those supervising the examination.
2. Candidates must appear at the examination room at least twenty minutes before the commencement of the examination.
3. Candidates shall bring their student photo identification cards and place them in a conspicuous place on their desks.
4. Bags and books are to be deposited in areas designated by the Chief Presiding Officer and are not to be taken to the examination desk or table. Students may place their purses and other valuables on the floor under their chairs.
5. The Chief Presiding Officer has authority to assign seats to candidates.
6. Candidates shall not communicate with one another in any manner whatsoever during the examination.
7. No materials or electronic devices shall be brought into the room or used at an examination except those authorized by the Chief Presiding Officer or Examiner. Unauthorized materials include, but are not limited to: books, class notes, or aid sheets. Unauthorized electronic devices include, but are not limited to: phones, laptop computers, calculators, MP3 players (such as an iPod), Personal Digital Assistants, pagers, electronic dictionaries, or any electronic recording device. If calculators are authorized for use in an examination, only models those specified on the exam sheet shall be permitted.
8. Candidates who bring any unauthorized materials or electronic devices into an examination room or who assist or obtain assistance from other candidates or from any unauthorized source are liable to penalties under the Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters, including the loss of academic credit and expulsion.
9. In general, candidates will not be permitted to enter an examination room later than fifteen minutes after the commencement of the examination, nor to leave except under supervision until at least half an hour after the examination has commenced.
10. Students who arrive later than fifteen minutes after the commencement of the examination should go immediately to the Office of the Registrar and Student Services (day exams only). Should you arrive at the exam hall up to 15 minutes late you will receive the remainder of the time left in your examination.
11. Candidates shall remain seated at their desks during the final ten minutes of each examination.
12. At the conclusion of an examination, all writing shall cease. The Chief Presiding Officer may seize the papers of candidates who fail to observe this requirement, and a penalty may be imposed.
13. Examination books and other material issued for the examination shall not be removed from the examination room except by authority of the Chief Presiding Officer.