Accommodated Testing

The Mohawk Testing Centre provides testing services to students with disabilities who have testing accommodations through Accessible Learning Services.

Contact Information

Location

Testing Services are currently available virtually. In-person testing is available only for courses that require on-campus assessment. Please email or call us for more information.

Email

  • Fennell Campus: alternativetesting.fennell [at] mohawkcollege.ca
  • Stoney Creek Campus:  alternativetesting.stoneycreek [at] mohawkcollege.ca
  • IAHS (McMaster) Campus: disabilitytesting.iahs [at] mohawkcollege.ca


Phone

905-575-2209


On-Campus Location (by appointment only)

  • Fennell Campus: Room A124
  • Stoney Creek Campus Office: C104 / Testing Room: C106
  • IAHS Campus Office: Room 135 / Testing Room: 139

 

Instructions for Students

These processes must be followed at least 7 days in advance. This is the only way to guarantee students receive testing accommodations.

Online Test Accommodations

If you require accommodations for an online test, please communicate directly with your instructor and request that the testing accommodations be applied at least 7 days in advance. All approved testing accommodations can be found on your Accommodation Letter which should have been provided to your instructor prior to requesting accommodations.
If you require accommodations in the online environment that the online proctoring tool and your instructor is not able provide, please book your test through the testing portal on MyMohawk.

In-Person Test Accommodations

If you require accommodations for an in-class and in-person test, tests must be booked 7 days in advance through the test booking portal on MyMohawk

 

How to Book:

  1. Login to your MyMohawk account - https://mymohawk.mohawkcollege.ca/
  2. Click the “Academics” tab
  3. Scroll down to the “Accessible Learning Services” section on the right-hand side
  4. Click the link to the booking webform

You must have the following information prior to booking:
Student ID, instructor name, course code, course name, test delivery, date and time the test is being administered in class, test room location and duration

It would be also be beneficial to have a copy of your Accommodation Letter accessible during the booking process as you will be required to enter your approved testing accommodations

 

Resources:

Mohawk Testing Centre - Testing Accommodations Procedures (PDF)

Download a resource document for STUDENTS requiring accommodations (PDF) for online courses.

Have a look at our new video on test booking.

Instructions for Faculty

 

Download a resource document for FACULTY facilitation student accommodations (PDF) for online courses.

Accommodated Testing

Tests that are administered to students with testing accommodations (CAAP or Accommodation Letter)

Online Testing Accommodations

Students have been instructed to communicate directly with their instructor and request any testing accommodation required for online tests. All approved testing accommodations can be found on the student’s Accommodation Letter which should have been provided to the instructor prior to requesting accommodations. If you require a copy a student’s Accommodation Letter, please email the student.

In-Person Testing Accommodations

If a student requires testing accommodations for an in-class and in-person test, the student must book 7 days in advance through the test booking portal on MyMohawk. The Testing Centre will forward the request to the faculty and require tests to be delivered, electronically at least 48 hours in advance.  If you require a copy a student’s Accommodation Letter, please email the student.

Please note:

  • Only tests delivered to the class, in-person, will be accommodated on-campus. For any in-person test, students will require at least 7 days notice in order to book their accommodated tests. An advance schedule of all term tests, would be beneficial.
  • As per our policy, all accommodated tests must be booked at least 7 days in advance. If a short-term booking can be accommodated (less than 7 days), students are advised to notify their instructor of this late request.
  • If a student books a test on a different date and/or time than their scheduled class test, the student is responsible for receiving permission from their instructor.

 

Please review the following process if your student(s) require accommodated testing:

  1. Student is to provide their instructor with their Accommodation Letter prior to booking a testing appointment
  1. At the beginning of the semester remind students to book their tests seven days in advance. Students should refer to the course outline for dates of midterms and exams.
  1. Remind students to book their test through their MyMohawk account 7 days in advance.

Please note that not all students with testing accommodations choose to write their tests in the Testing Centre.

  1. A testing request (email) and Testing Information Form or ATARF (attachment) will be sent to your (the faculty members) Mohawk email account
  1. Please complete and email the Testing Centre the Testing Detail Form with the test or exam a minimum of 48 hours in advance to the Testing Center
  1. You must include your full contact information at the time of the test in the instance the student has any questions or if the student is eligible for clarification based on their Accommodation Letter

If the test is not available in advance of the student’s appointment, the following protocol is in place:

48 hrs in Advance:     Faculty will receive an email reminder

24 hrs in advance:      Faculty will receive an email reminder and phone call

Day of test:                  Faculty will be contacted & Associate Dean will be notified

Please note:  If a short-term booking can be accommodated by the Testing Centre (less than 7 days), students are advised to notify their instructor of this late request. 

The online booking system will not permit students to book their test less than 7 days in advance.  If a student requires a test booking less than seven days in advance, the student may choose to book on an alternate date.  If this is the case, the student is required to contact the instructor for permission prior to booking their test on a different date and/or time than their scheduled class test.