Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who are the primary users of the Brad Hornung Accommodations Test Centre (ATC)?

Students registered with Student Accessibility requiring exam accommodations, taking on-campus, for credit courses, are the primary users of the Brad Hornung ATC.

2. How do students submit an exam booking request?

The exam scheduling process is student-initiated. Students submit their exam booking request through the scheduling software (Accommodate) for the exam date and time as outlined on the course syllabus. Unless discussed with the instructor, students must select the day and time that corresponds with the original class time. If your class time is outside of regular Test Centre operating hours, students must choose to write earlier in the day or the next day.

3. What is the role of instructors?

Instructors receive an email notification when a student has submitted an exam booking request.  Instructors can approve or decline the requests, make edits to booking requests and upload the exam through the secure scheduling software.  Instructors, or a designated proxy, must pick up completed paper exams from the Brad Hornung ATC. ID is required for pick up.

4. How can students and instructors use the new software?

Accommodate software is quite user-friendly. Training content is available on the website as well as in Accommodate under the "Resources" tab. If anyone needs further support, they can contact the Brad Hornung ATC directly.

5. What exams are held in the ATC?

Quizzes, midterms, final exams and deferred exams for on campus, for credit classes that do not require specialized lab space or software can be written in the Brad Hornung ATC. Students must also be registered with the Centre for Student Accessibility (CSA) for exam accommodations. Students taking online courses that have on campus final exams are also able to write those exams in the Brad Hornung ATC.

6. What exams are not held in the Brad Hornung ATC?

Currently, the Brad Hornung ATC does not support the following exam accommodations:

  • Non-credit course exams
  • Exams for online courses, unless the exam is scheduled to be written on campus
  • Exams that require software not offered by the Brad Hornung ATC (i.e. language exams)
  • Students who are not registered with Student Accessibility
7. Whom should I approach to register for new exam accommodations?

Student Accessibility staff will continue with the in-take process of registering new students for exam accommodations. Please refer to the Student Accessibility webpage for contact information:

8. Can I use the Brad Hornung ATC to write my lab exam?

If your lab exam requires use of lab space and specialized lab equipment, the Brad Hornung ATC cannot be used to write your lab exam.  If your lab exam is a paper exam, you can use the Brad Hornung ATC. Seek clarification from your instructor to be sure.

9. Will the Brad Hornung ATC be available for third party examinations, or to other students on campus who are not registered with Student Accessibility?

At this time the Brad Hornung ATC is available for accommodated students registered with Student Accessibility and those students writing Proctortrack exams that do not have access to proper equipment or space to write their exams.

10. Can the Brad Hornung ATC be used to accommodate deferred exams?

The Brad Hornung ATC is available for deferred exams of accommodated students registered with Student Accessibility.

11. I’m a U of R student, at the Saskatoon campus. Where are my exams written?

Off campus students will not be able to access the Brad Hornung ATC.  The current process for writing your accommodated exams will stay in place.