Note Taking Services
Note taking is a proven way to provide equal access to course content and to contribute to the success of students who have various abilities. When reviewing your documentation, your Accessibility Consultant will determine your eligibility for a note taker.
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) supports students studying with Nipissing University. Examples of testing accommodations available to students registered with SAS include (but are not limited to):
- additional time
- distraction-reduced writing space
- assistive technology
If you require any changes to your testing accommodations, please contact your Accessibility Consultant.
It is the student's responsibility to book their quizzes/tests/midterms (as per course syllabus) and their exams.
If you require testing accommodations for your courses you must request your accommodations according to the deadlines below.
Note: Students are able to complete pop quizzes with Student Accessibility Services. Should a student have pop quizzes that they wish to have accommodated, they must communicate this to a Student Accessibility Officer so that arrangements can be made with the professor in advance.
|Term||Test Type||North Bay Campus||College Partnership Program (CPP)
Scholar Practitioner Program (SPP)
|Fall||Quizzes, Tests, Midterms||Friday, September 25, 2020||Friday, September 25, 2020||
N/A - Your instructor will add the additional time for any online quizzes, tests or midterms
Exception: For Final Exams using LockDown Browser, additional time accommodations will be provided by SAS.
Accommodated Testing Conflicts: Any requests to address conflicts related to disability (such as 1 exam/day, or additional time interfering with other final exams must be submitted by the deadline dates.
|Final Exams||Friday, November 6, 2020||Friday, November 6, 2020|
|Winter||Quizzes, Tests, Midterms||Friday, January 22, 2021||Friday, January 22, 2021|
|Final Exams||Friday, March 5, 2021||Friday, March 5, 2021|
|Spring/Summer||Quizzes, Tests, Midterms||TBD||TBD|
Booking Your Test
To book your testing with accommodations online, please click below to access the testing portal:
Please note that the portal will show 'no available spaces' for accommodation requests made after the applicable deadline.
If you have a test scheduling conflict that is related to your disability, please email email@example.com or come visit us in the office (B210-R) so that we can arrange an alternate testing schedule. This applies to all testing requests including quizzes, tests, midterms and final exams.
Requests to make changes to the scheduled tests/exams must be made by the applicable deadlines and must be based on existing accommodations (ex: 1 midterm/day, 1 exam/day).
Late Booking Procedure
**The following information does not apply to Fall 2020 online delivery of testing.**
Late booking requests for quizzes, tests, midterms and final exams will be considered on a case by case basis, based on space availability.
In order to submit a late request for accommodations (after the applicable deadline) for quizzes, tests or midterms, please contact the Student Accessibility Officers either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 705-474-3450 ext. 4331/ext. 4633, or in person by visiting us in B210-R.
Final exam requests submitted after the deadline dates are subject to a fee of $40.00. This service fee is to cover additional costs related to the late examination registrations. If you have missed the deadline date to book your FINAL EXAMS, please contact the Student Accessibility Officers ASAP.
Student Accessibility Officers can be reached by email at email@example.com, by phone at 705-474-3450 ext. 4331/ext. 4633, or in person by visiting us in B210-R.
Student Accessibility Services has many tools which students registered with us can access to accommodate barrier-free learning. Upon approval from your Accessibility Consultant, computers, smart pens, digital recorders, FM systems, and other technology is available for short-term loan. Whether it is a loan or a BSWD equipment purchase, training with these tools and software programs is provided by the Adaptive Technology Technician. Student Accessibility Services also has in-office testing facilities, all of which have computers loaded with assistive software, as well as Adaptive Technology Rooms located in the Harris Learning Library.
The Adaptive Technology Technician (ATT) assists students with purchases, installation, and training with assistive software and equipment. Additionally, the ATT provides troubleshooting services for assistive equipment and software that have been recommended or provided by SAS. The ATT also provides services for alternate format requests, including textbooks and tests.