Special Exam Time Periods & Deadline Dates

Special exams will only be offered during a very specific time period as outlined below. In addition to knowing the time periods, please also be aware of the deadline dates associated with applying to write a Special Exam. 

Special Exam Time Periods

Special examinations for:

  • Full year courses will be written in June
  • Winter term courses will be written in June
  • Fall term courses will be written in January
  • Spring or summer term courses will be written in August 

Special Exam Deadline Dates

The Dates for special examinations are published in the Academic Schedule of Dates within the Academic Calendar. Applications to write Special Exams must be filed by the deadline dates as published. These applications must be accompanied by the prescribed fee, which is non-refundable. Given the nature of the condensed time frame for Special Exams, deadline dates will be strictly followed. Late applications will not be considered. 

Fall Term (2020F) Special Exams
Special Exam Request Submission PeriodOpens Thursday, December 10, 2020
Final Date to Apply for a Fall Term Special ExamWednesday, January 6, 2021
Final Date for full refund of cancelled Special ExamFriday, January 8, 2021
Special Examination Period for Fall TermJanuary 14 - 16, 2021
Winter/Full (2019Y/2020W) Year Special Exams
Special Exam Request Submission PeriodOpens Monday, May 10, 2021
Final Date to Apply for a Winter Term & Full Year Special ExamFriday, May 21, 2021
Final Date for full refund of cancelled Special ExamTuesday, June 1, 2021
Special Examination Period for Winter & Full Year CoursesJune 11-13, 2021
Spring/Summer (2020SS) Special Exams
Special Exam Request Submission PeriodOpens Monday, July 5, 2021
Final Date to Apply for a Spring & Summer Special ExamWednesday, August 25, 2021
Final Date for full refund of cancelled Special ExamWednesday, August 25, 2021
Special Examination Period for Spring & Summer Year CoursesSaturday, August 28, 2021

Please carefully review the criteria within the Special Exam regulation to see if you may be considered for this privilege.

Special Exam Timetable

After requesting and being approved to write a special exam, students will receive an email when their exam has been scheduled, and the date, time, and location of the special exam can be found online through myInfo under My Exam Schedule on the Student tab.