Test Administration Policy

The AAP/SSS offers Test Administration for students that: 1) have documented accommodations on file with the Counseling Center, 2) need to make-up an exam 3) take an exam on a different date than the rest of the class. All requests for Test Administration through the AAP/SSS must be submitted by an instructor.

  1. To arrange for an exam to be administered, Instructors are required to submit paper copies of exam with a Test Administration Form (TAF), these forms can be obtained from our office(s) in the Student Support Services building, or printed from our website at, http://www.chaminade.edu/student_life/sss/aap.php Please submit exam and required documentation to a staff member at least two hours prior to a testing session. We reserve the right to deny services and/or reschedule sessions.
  2. At the top of all exams, please include: name of student, course number & title, and name of instructor.
  3. Staff will be present in the AAP/SSS testing area. Please note that our area may be crowded and/or loud, due to tutoring and other services. Disposable ear plugs will be distributed upon request.
  4. We are unable to provide a private testing space for students unless there is a required accommodation approved through the Counseling Center (please request reservation 24 hours in advance).
  5. Test Administration is available Monday through Friday during regular business hours (M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.). Faculty and students must plan ahead to allow enough time to start and complete an exam, office hours will not be extended!
  6. All students utilizing this service, in the AAP/SSS, must read and sign the "Test Administration Procedures & Guidelines".
  7. Students are expected to remain in the testing area until the exam is complete. If a student leaves the center in the middle of session: the exam will be collected by a staff member, the instructor will be notified, and the exam will be held in the office until it is picked up by the instructor.
  8. Instructors must pick up all exams. If an instructor is unable to do so, s/he must notify an AAP/SSS staff via telephone or e-mail (see TAF for contact information) to authorize a proxy to sign for exam. If exams are not picked up by the last day of finals, the staff will return materials via interoffice mail to the division office.
  9. If a student is caught cheating during an exam, the exam will be collected by a staff member, and the instructor will be notified immediately.
  10. The AAP/SSS is unable to accommodate Test Administration for an entire class. Instructors should make arrangements with her/his individual department staff if s/he is not able to personally administer an exam.
  11. The AAP/SSS is unable to accommodate Test Administration for an entire class. Instructors should make arrangements with her/his individual department staff if s/he is not able to personally administer an exam.
  12. The AAP/SSS is unable to accommodate Test Administration for an entire class. Instructors should make arrangements with her/his individual department staff if s/he is not able to personally administer an exam.

Test Administration Procedures & Guidelines

Before we can administer your exam, carefully read through the following guidelines below and make sure you thoroughly understand them. If you need assistance in understanding our procedures & guidelines, please feel free to ask at this time. Once the exam is administered you are bound to this agreement.

  1. You will be required to show a Chaminade University of Honolulu Student ID Card.
  2. Personal belongings (i.e., all bags, cellular telephones, books, notes, and calculator) and other items not required for the exam will be placed under the desk.
  3. Due to limited space, we do not have a private room in which you can take your exam.
  4. There will be no breaks once your exam has been administered. No exceptions!
  5. During the exam, please do not ask others for help. If you have a question, please bring it to the attention of a staff member.
  6. At no time are you allowed to use a computer, dictionary or other resources to assist you in your exams, unless specified by your instructor.
  7. If you are caught violating any of the testing guidelines, the AAP/SSS staff has the right to confiscate your exam. No warnings will be given. Violations may include, but are not limited to: Materials not authorized for the exam; Taking unauthorized breaks; Talking; CHeating/Academic Dishonesty; Exceeding time limit.
  8. In the event your exam is confiscated, a staff member will document the incident and notify your instructor. In addition, you will no longer be able to take exams in the AAP/SSS center.

Test Administration Form