For tests and midterms – reservations are confirmed with students via email (to a Carleton email address) at least one week in advance of the test date.
For final exams – the date, time and building where you will write will be posted to Carleton Central one week prior to the start of the formal exam period. Students should email their instructor if they have a conflict with their exam date or time.
Should you choose to write with your class, please be sure to email us as soon as you can to inform us that you will be cancelling your seat reservation at MEC. This allows us to offer the seat to another student waiting to write a test/exam.
If you have changes that need to be made to your accommodations please contact the PMC. The McIntyre Exam Centre cannot change your accommodations without approval from your PMC coordinator. Whenever possible, we ask that we be notified of accommodation changes two (2) weeks in advance. Changes made within three (3) days of an upcoming exam will not be reflected on that particular exam reservation.
All front-line staff at MEC have received training in AODA standards, harassment and violence, as well as training in the use of adaptive technology and furniture. Front-line staff are available to assist students and proctors during office hours, as needed.
MEC has designated quiet spaces at, or near, each of our two writing locations. If you are entitled to a supervised break, one of our proctors will escort you to the designated break spot and will remain with you as you enjoy your break.
Due to the high volume of students being seated to write final exams, it is not possible to host all students at MEC. Students requiring adaptive furniture or an alone room will be prioritized at our two centres. As such, you may be writing your final in another location, but you will still have complete access to all of your accommodations.