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Extended Time on Timed Tests, Exams, and Quizzes in a Reduced-Distraction Setting as an Accommodation

Students with many different disabilities often benefit from extended time on timed tests, exams, and quizzes in a reduced-distraction setting as an accommodation. Here's what you need to know.

Online tests, exams, and quizzes

  • Please adjust the student’s time limit in the online learning system. 
  • Click here for info on how to do this in Canvas. 

Hardcopy/paper-and-pencil tests, exams, and quizzes

  • Please have your students take them at the OSU-OKC Testing Center or another comparable reduced-distraction setting.
  • Materials may be dropped off at the Testing Center in advance, click here for their hours.


If you have questions about this accommodation, please contact:

Disability Services and Diversity Office
Student Center, Room 136
OSU-Oklahoma City
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 945-3385
Fax: (405) 945-9127