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1 Exams at UiT The Arctic University of Norway Information about rules and regulations

2 The rules and regulations It is the duty of all students to acquaint themselves with the university rules and regulations, including exam regulations It is the duty of all students to acquaint themselves with the university rules and regulations, including exam regulations Know your obligations and rights as a student! Know your obligations and rights as a student!

3 Responsible for exams: All categories of exams: All categories of exams: Questions should be directed to your faculty coordinator/student adviser at the faculty responsible for the course.

4 Dates and places Deadlines for registrations on Student Web Deadlines for registrations on Student Web autumn semester: ~ 1. September autumn semester: ~ 1. September spring semester: ~ 1. February spring semester: ~ 1. February  Deadlines for changing exam registrations (Student Web) autumn semester: ~ 1. November spring semester: ~ 15. April (at latest 14 days before the actual examination date) Examination dates - Written school exams Examination dates - Written school exams Preliminary dates in the course catalogue Preliminary dates in the course catalogue Official dates on the University Web Pages: Official dates on the University Web Pages: autumn semester: ~ 1 November autumn semester: ~ 1 November spring semester: ~ 1 May spring semester: ~ 1 May Location for all written school exams: Location for all written school exams: At Åsgårdveien 9 At Åsgårdveien 9 On campus On campus

5 Candidate number at written exams Your paper should be marked with your individual candidate number. NOT your name. Your paper should be marked with your individual candidate number. NOT your name. Written school exams: you will receive the number on site. Written home exams: in Student web (left hand menu).

6 WRITTEN SCHOOL EXAMS What to bring and not to bring into the examination room: Need to bring: Need to bring: Your student card or other identification Your student card or other identification (to get a candidate number) Must not bring: Must not bring: Bags, coats, pagers or cell phones! Bags, coats, pagers or cell phones! Bringing cell phones into the examination room will be considered cheating!

7 Examination supports Chemical or mathematical tables, calculators, etc. Chemical or mathematical tables, calculators, etc. Specified by lecturer before the exam and Specified by lecturer before the exam and listed on the examination assignment Special books or publications Special books or publications Must be approved in advance. Must be approved in advance. Contact the staff at your faculty. Dictionaries Dictionaries Must be approved in advance. Contact your international coordinator/student adviser, who will give you the form ” Permission to Use Dictionary During Exam” Must be approved in advance. Contact your international coordinator/student adviser, who will give you the form ” Permission to Use Dictionary During Exam” Bring the approved form and your dictionary to the exam Bring the approved form and your dictionary to the exam If no examination supports are specified - none are allowed!

8 Withdrawal from exams Quarantine time of one hour Quarantine time of one hour Sign a ”Withdrawal from examination” form Sign a ”Withdrawal from examination” form (This also applies if the reason for withdrawal (This also applies if the reason for withdrawal is illness) is illness) If you fail an exam there may be an opportunity to take a re-sit-exam If you fail an exam there may be an opportunity to take a re-sit-exam Individual faculties decide whether or not there will be a re-sit exam Individual faculties decide whether or not there will be a re-sit exam Consult student adviser at the faculty Consult student adviser at the faculty

9 Illness during exams Written school exams: Written school exams: Must submit a medical certificate within 48 hours of the exam in question to the Examination Office/ Examination Registrar Home exams/oral exams: Home exams/oral exams: Must submit a medical certificate to the faculty’s examination coordinator/your student adviser within 48 hours after the final deadline for submission of the exam NB! If you have several exams, the deadline for handing in your medical certificate is 48 hours after your first exam!

10 Postponed examination Postponed examination If you have handed in your medical certificate within 48 hours of your exam, you are entitled to a Information about the procedures for registering for postponed exams will be given when you hand in your medical certificate Information about the procedures for registering for postponed exams will be given when you hand in your medical certificate Postponed exams are offered at the beginning of the following semester Postponed exams are offered at the beginning of the following semester Special arrangements must be made for one-semester students Special arrangements must be made for one-semester students Deadlines for registering for postponed exams: Deadlines for registering for postponed exams: Autumn semester: 15 August Spring semester: 15 January

11 Special adaptations Students with chronic ailments, such as: Specific literary problems Specific literary problems Severe asthma or allergies Severe asthma or allergies Tenosynovitis/problems writing by hand Tenosynovitis/problems writing by hand Or students with : Norwegian as a foreign language Norwegian as a foreign language (Exchange students) may apply in writing to the faculty responsible for the exams for special adaptations during examinations. Application deadline: September 1./ February 1.

12 Rules during examinations (written exams) Please acquaint yourself in due time before exams: m=179018&p_document_id= m=179018&p_document_id= m=179018&p_document_id= m=179018&p_document_id=

13 Where to find further information UiT web site - examination regulations: click “ Exams” in the column “ Student” Personal guidance at the faculties Good luck!


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