Alternative Testing

Depending on who you are, please follow these steps to request testing accommodations.

Students

  • Obtain an Alternative Testing Request Form for each exam, test, or quiz for each class from the DRC.
  • Complete the student section of the Alternative Testing Request Form.
  • Meet privately with your instructor. Ask your instructor to complete the instructor section while you wait. Do not leave the form with the instructor. It is your responsibility to submit the completed form to the DRC.
  • You must return Alternative Testing Request Form to the DRC at 3 full business days prior to test date. Final test request forms must be received no later than the Friday before the first day of finals NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • If the date of the exam changes, you must call 409-880-8347 or come into the DRC to reschedule the exam.
  • On the day of exam, check in at the DRC front desk no sooner than 15 minutes prior to exam start time and no later than 15 minutes past start time. Bring a photo ID.

Faculty

  • Meet privately with student to complete the instructor section of the Alternative Testing Request Form. 
  • E-mail (drctesting@lamar.edu), deliver (to COM-105), or fax (409-880-2225) the exam to the DRC no later than one full day prior to test date. E-mail is the preferred method.
  • If the date of the exam changes, send an e-mail to drctesting@lamar.edu with updates and instructions. Students are not allowed to make testing changes.

DRC

  • Schedule exams upon receipt of the Alternative Testing Request Form if space is available.
  • Facilitate pickup and delivery of exams, tests, and quizzes to and from the DRC.
  • Ensure security of exams, tests, and quizzes.
  • Administer exams, tests, and quizzes following the requests communicated by instructors, with accommodations determined by the DRC.