Distance Education

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Exams

All Distance Education midterm and final exams will be supervised and take place on campus. Where students write their exams is dependent on their mailing address that Okanagan College has on file. Please carefully read the information below to find out where to write your exams and familiarize yourself with policies and procedures. The Winter 2022 Midterm Exam period is February 26 - 28, 2022 and the exact schedule will be posted below under the Distance Education exam schedules section approximately one month before the exam period.

All students are required to wear masks during their Distance Education midterm and final exams. During the ID checking process, students will be asked to briefly lower their masks. Please note that all OC students, employees and visitors are to perform a personal daily health check before coming on campus.

Please read all exam information carefully and familiarize yourself with dates, policies and other documents. 

The Winter 2022 Distance Education midterm exam schedule will be posted here approximately one month before the exam period (February 26-28, 2022). Please continue to check back for updates.

Where to Write Document

Your exam is scheduled based on your mailing address that Okanagan College has on file. Refer to the "Where to Write" document above to determine where to write your exam. If you intend to write your midterm or final exam at an Okanagan College campus that does not correspond with your mailing address, you must notify Distance Education at least three weeks prior to your exam date.

 

Request for Supervision of Exam Form

If you are writing your examination outside of the Okanagan region, it is expected that you arrange to write your exam with a qualified invigilator (refer to the above "Where to Write" document for examples of qualified invigilators). You are expected to arrange to write your exam according to the Distance Education exam schedule. Request for Supervision of Exam forms must be submitted a minimum of three weeks before your exam date.

Exam periods for Distance Education academic courses can be found under the “Important Dates” section here

If you have an exam conflict (two or more exams scheduled at the same time or three exams within a 24-hour period), please send an e-mail to exams@okanagan.bc.ca and include your name, student number and exam conflict information. Your conflict will be reviewed by Distance Education and you will be sent an updated exam schedule by email.

Distance Education Out-of-Time Examination Policy

Request for Out-of-Time Exam Form

In the event of exceptional circumstances, students may apply to write an examination at a time other than the scheduled time. These examinations are referred to as out-of-time examinations. The policy for out of time examinations can be found at the link above. Please be advised that travel plans are not a valid reason for writing an out-of-time exam. As such, it is essential that you do not make travel plans prior to the exam schedule being posted.

Out-of-time request forms must be submitted three weeks prior to examination dates.

Campus maps for each campus are available on the OC website.

Parking information for each Okanagan College campus can be found here.

If you have any questions regarding your Distance Education exams, please email exams@okanagan.bc.ca