Important Update:

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the SAS Counselors and Staff are primarily providing services and accommodations remotely.

SAS is here to support you

Submission Policies

  • Fall/Spring Semester

    • Requests must be turned in 5 school days before your exam or we cannot guarantee your request will be filled.

    • Final exam requests must be turned in 10 school days before Monday of final exam week (not your specific exam date) or we cannot guarantee your request will be filled.

    • Holidays and weekends are not considered school days

  • Summer

    • Requests must be turned in 3 school days before your exam or we cannot guarantee your request will be filled.

    • Final exam requests must be turned in 5 school days before Monday of final exam week (not your specific exam date) or we cannot guarantee your request will be filled.

    • Holidays and weekends are not considered school days

      • Fridays are also not considered school days in summer
         

  • All requests submitted after 5pm will be logged as the following school day.

    • Example: Request submitted after 5pm on Tuesday will be counted beginning Wednesday at 8am

    • Example: Request submitted after 5pm on Friday will be counted beginning Monday at 8am

  • If there are any changes to your exam date and time, please contact the SAS office SASTesting@ohlone.edu immediately.

  • By submitting an exam request with SAS, you are creating an appointment for a specific time/date and location

    • If you start your exam late, that time will be taken off your allotted time. (for example, if you begin 15 minutes late, you will receive 15 minutes off your total time)

  • If you are requesting a different date or time for your exam, please follow the process below:

    • You must email your instructor and CC SASTesting@ohlone.edu (Include class, test date, and time).

    • Instructor approval is REQUIRED prior to your request being processed.

Testing Policies

  • Your exam is timed and will be taken upon completion of your allotted time

  • All exam rooms are monitored by video and exam computers are monitored electronically

  • No electronic devices are permitted in the exam room without approval from your counselor/instructor

  • Any materials in the exam room not approved by your counselor/instructor may be considered cheating

  • Scratch paper will be provided by Student Accessibility Services. No personal scratch paper may be used without prior consent from SAS.

  • Any instances of suspected cheating will be documented and immediately relayed to the instructor.

  • Please turn in ALL (used and unused) scratch paper to a proctor. DO NOT throw any paper away.

  • All exams must be turned in to the proctor- please do not submit an online exam without the proctor present.

Late Test Request Submission

  • The student is emailed to confirm late submission and whether or not their request will be approved.

  • The SAS Director will work individually with the student to determine the reasons for continuous late submissions and may make referral to the SAS counselor.

    • The SAS Director or SAS Counselor will discuss time management, organizational skills and any other challenges the student may be experiencing.

  • The student will be subject to their individual request being unable to process or being suspended from services temporarily1.

  • Throughout the semester, the SAS Director and SAS Counselors facilitate workshops for SAS students to provide them with tools that assist with organization and their responsibilities for following district rules.

The majority of SAS students needing testing accommodations follow procedures. The small percentage of student who struggle with testing procedures are monitored and provided with assistance that include the instructor, the SAS accommodations office, the SAS Director, and SAS Counselor.

If you have any questions about a student taking their test in the SAS testing office, please contact JoyDawn Olla, Accommodation Services Specialist 510-569-6513 or jolla@ohlone.edu or Gage Rodriguez, SAS Supervisor 510-659-6217 or grodriguez@ohlone.edu