I have a disability/a long-term medical condition/a Specific Learning Difference such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or AD(H)D – how do I get exam adjustments?
You will need to be assessed by Disability Support Services. Please follow this link to make an appointment. There are deadlines by which you need to have been assessed in order to have adjustments in place for the next round of examinations. Adjustments will be in place for students the start of the next official university exam period. Please see below for further information.
2023/24 Examination Dates
Monday 15 January 2024 - Saturday 27 January 2024
Monday 20 May 2024 - Saturday 8 June 2024
Late summer resits
Monday 12 August 2024 - Saturday 31 August 2024
The deadline to be assessed for the Autumn Semester Exams has now passed
The deadline to be assessed for the Spring Semester Exams is Friday 1st March 2024 at 12 noon
The deadline to be assessed for the August resit period is Friday 28th June 2024 at 12 noon
If you have not been assessed by these deadlines you will not have alternative arrangements in place for your examinations.
You should complete a University of Nottingham Extenuating Circumstances claim via the Student Enquiry Centre and return this to your School as quickly as possible.
Information about extenuating circumstances can be found here.
Information on how your adjustments are applied to online timed assessments can be found here.
Raise an Extenuating Circumstances claim via the Student Enquiry Centre
What kind of arrangements can be put in place for me?
There are a variety of arrangements that can be made for your exams, these may be in the form of additional writing time, rest breaks, the use of a computer, smaller rooms or the use of a separate room.
Guidance for students who require adjustments to their examinations due to a long term medical or academic condition.
I don’t have a long term condition but I had an accident/have a short term illness. What do I do?
For more information please visit our Accident and short term illness examination arrangements webpage.
Further guidance for students who require adjustments to their examinations due to an accident or a short term illness which only effects the upcoming exam period.