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

If you have met with your SAS counselor and have been approved to receive testing accommodations, please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the Test Form completely with all identifying class and instructor information and the day and time your class will be taking the exam remotely. 
  2. The Test Request Form must be filled out in accordance to the submission policies as stated below.
  3. The Accommodations Services Specialist will email your Instructor indicating that you are eligible for testing accommodations and assist your instructor on setting up the exam remotely for you.

Please note: There will be no changes made in the date or time of the test unless specifically indicated by the instructor to the SAS Office.

Note: Students are encouraged to share their need for this accommodation with their instructors at the beginning of the semester.

Any questions, please contact JoyDawn Olla at 510-659-6513 or jolla@ohlone.edu

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.

Failure to notify the SAS Office within the 3 or 5 School Days in advance may result in the need to take your exam with your class.

Late Test Request Submission (less than the 3 or 5 School Day advance notice)

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

  • If your instructor has not announced this exam with adequate time for you to make your request in accordance with our policy, please let us know so we can contact your instructor.

  • If this request is late due to an emergency, please be mindful of the policy to prevent future disruption of your ability to receive your testing accommodations. We will make every effort to assist you.
  • If you are having trouble remembering to turn in test requests on time, please contact the SAS office to make an appointment with a counselor to discuss time management, organizational skills, and discuss any challenges you may be experiencing. To make a counseling appointment: Call SAS (510) 659-6079 or email sas@ohlone.edu

Testing Hours:

Fall/Spring: M-Th: 8:00am-7:00pm, F: 8:00am-5:00pm

Summer: M-Th: 8:00am-7:00pm

Office closed weekends and holidays; Fridays are also closed during the summer