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    University of North Texas Health Science Center
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Examination Procedures


 


 

Examination Administration

Examinations will be given at the time and date established by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or his/her designee.               

  • Students must be seated in their designated seats prior to the published examination time.
  • Students who receive testing accommodations will have an examination start and stop time determined by the Center for Academic Performance (CAP).
  • Testing and Evaluation Services shall be responsible for identifying those students late for seating. Testing and Evaluation Services shall report all late students to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or his/her designee immediately following the examination.                     
  • Students who arrive late to an examination will receive no additional time to take the examination. They will be required to stop taking the examination at the published stop time.                    
  • Students found out of compliance with this procedure may be subject to disciplinary action including loss of examination points. Students should consult the course syllabus for additional information.

Make-up Examinations

Students are expected to take course exams on the date and time established by the course director or on the course syllabus.  In extraordinary circumstances students may be approved to take make‐up exams on an alternate date or time at the discretion of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or his/her designee. 

​Requests based on an excused absence, including observance of a religious holy day UNTHSC Policy 07.103 (Absence for Religious Holy Day), must be submitted to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or his/her designee at least five (5) days before the date of the regularly scheduled exam.

Requests for absence due to illness or injury must be supported by documentation from a licensed health care provider that specifies the date the medical leave begins, the date the medical leave ends, and whether any restrictions to activities are present. 

Documentation for extraordinary absences will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or his designee.

National Board Examinations

All students are required to take and pass COMLEX I, COMLEX II-CE and COMLEX II-PE in order to graduate. Students who do not pass COMLEX I, COMLEX II-CE or COMLEX II-PE must appear before the SPC. The SPC may recommend academic leave to enable preparation for re-examination. Otherwise, students will continue in the degree program on a provisional basis pending results of the re-examination. A student who does not achieve a passing score as determined by the NBOME on any part within three attempts may be dismissed from the DO degree program.