You are responsible for attending your final exams as scheduled to meet your course requirements. If for the following reasons you are unable to attend, you may be eligible for a make-up exam:

  • Medical reason (Doctor’s note required).
  • Employment reason – your job has taken you out-of-town (Employer’s note required).
  • Death in the family (Copy of death certificate required).

In-class course

  • Make-up final examinations will be done in accordance with the course outline. You must be scheduled and have completed your make-up examination within 10 business days after the originally scheduled final exam.
  • You are responsible for notifying your instructor of your absence within 48 hours of the scheduled final examination. The instructor will contact the School of Continuing Education and a staff member will contact you regarding arrangements.

Online course

  • Make-up final examinations must be scheduled and completed within two business days after the last official exam date.
  • You are responsible for notifying our exam coordinator at ontariolearnexams@durhamcollege.ca of your absence within 48 hours of the scheduled final examination who will arrange the rescheduling.

A $50 non-refundable fee will apply in all cases.

Missed tests and assignments are not covered by this policy and will not be rescheduled.