Scheduling a Proctored Exam

We are pleased to provide proctoring services for students in Acadia University online courses, as well as for students writing examinations from other institutions. Please refer to the information below before you request your examination or proctoring services.

Acadia students MUST consult with their course instructor about their intention to write any midterm or final exam BEFORE submitting an Exam Request.

Scheduling a Proctored Exam at Acadia in Rhodes Hall

  • Tuesdays 9:00am - 12:00 OR 1:00 – 4:00pm
  • Wednesdays 9:00am - 12:00 OR 1:00 – 4:00pm

On-campus exams for Open Acadia online courses should be requested at least ten (10) business days before the preferred exam date (but not more than one month in advance), after consultation with the course instructor

Important Planning for Upcoming Holiday Period:

Acadia University will close for the upcoming Holiday season, and during this time, exams will NOT be scheduled on-campus or off-campus.

Here are the important dates to consider in your planning (no exceptions):

- Last Exam Date in 2017:  Tuesday, December 19th

- First Exam Date in 2018:  Tuesday, January 9th


Here is the link to the Exam Request form:

    Exam Request form

Exams for other institutions should be requested in accordance with the timelines of the other institution (generally, this means at least a month in advance); Open Acadia charges a proctor fee of $75 for the proctoring of these exams.

Proctoring Fees at Acadia:

  • Acadia students writing an exam at Acadia for an Acadia online course:  no fee
  • Acadia students writing an exam for an another institution's course:  $50
  • Students from other institutions writing an exam for another institution's course: $75


Scheduling a Proctored Exam at Another Location

  • Off-campus exams for Open Acadia online courses should be requested at least twenty (20) business days before the preferred exam date (but not more than two months in advance).
  • Off-campus exams can be written only with proctors approved by Open Acadia.
  • Note that relatives, work colleagues, friends, partners, or other students currently registered with any university or college are not eligible to proctor exams.
  • Email to request a list of proctors for off-campus locations, being sure to identify the closest major town or city to your preferred location.

Important Notes:

  • It is the student's responsibility, in consultation with their course instructor, to carefully plan their course work in order to allow adequate time to arrange and schedule exams within the time allotted for the course. Failure to do so may result in the student receiving an "F" grade.
  • Acadia University does not allow rewrite or supplemental exams.
  • Acadia students who are planning to graduate should write their final exam no later than April 15th if they are targeting Spring convocation, and no later than September 15th if they are targeting Fall graduation.
  • If you are student planning to graduate from another University, you will need to write your Acadia exam at least one month before the grade submission deadline set by the other institution. It is the student's responsibility to request that their grade be transferred to another institution, or to request a Letter of Permission.
  • The meeting point for exams at Acadia University is Rhodes Hall, at 21 University Avenue (

For specific inquiries not covered above, please send an email to: ,