Loyola University Chicago

Student Accessibility Center

Student Academic Services

Exams and Finals

POLICIES FOR ONLINE CLASSES DUE TO COVID-19

  • Students will submit test requests via Accommodate at least 7 days in advance*.
  • SAC will provide faculty with a reminder to update testing accommodations for the student's online exam.

*School of Law students should continue to coordinate directly with Dean Faught and Dean Santibanez Bania. 


 POLICIES FOR THE REGULAR ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Students will submit test requests via Accommodate at least 7 days in advance*.
  • SAC will provide faculty with instructions on providing the exam.
  • Faculty submit the exam at least 24 hours in advance for SAC to proctor.

*School of Law students should continue to coordinate directly with Dean Faught and Dean Santibanez Bania


FINAL EXAMS

  • Students will submit test requests via Accommodate at least 14 days in advance*.
  • SAC expects that students schedule exams according to the University Finals Schedule with exams at 9:00, 1:00, and 4:15.

Exceptions:

  • SAC does not proctor the 7:00 time slot; students may move their exam to 4:15 that day.
  • If students have three exams in one day, they should contact sactesting@luc.edu for assistance with scheduling. 
  • If students are requesting to move an exam date, exams may only be moved to Wednesday Study Day. Students must send written approval from faculty to sactesting@luc.edu.
  • *School of Law and ABSN students do not schedule with SAC.

Reminders:

  • All finals exams are held on Lake Shore Campus; Arrupe exams are at WTC. 
  • There are no LUC exams at WTC.
  • SAC is open on Saturday on finals week.
  • SAC follows the University Finals Schedule.

Information for Faculty

  • Exams should be uploaded to Accommodate at least 24 hours before the exam date; if for any reason you cannot submit it within 24 hours, please notify sactesting@luc.edu
  • Please do not use inter-campus mail to submit exams.
  • SAC LSC Testing hours during finals week are 8:00am-7:00pm Monday-Saturday.
  • SAC proctors exams at 9:00, 1:00, and 4:15.
  • If you require students to use a blue book or scantron, you MUST submit those materials with the exam and proctor form. SAC cannot guarantee that extra scantrons or blue books will be available.

Returning Exams to Professors  & Instructors: 

  • If you choose pick up as your return option, we are open during finals week for exam pick up from 8:30am-7:00pm.
  • If you choose email as your return option, completed exams will be emailed to your LUC email address as close to the exam as possible (no later than 24 hours).