Office of Educational Assessment

UW Course Exams

Course exams are administered at faculty request to 1) individual UW students who need to make up an exam a classroom exam, and 2) to groups of students as an alternative to administering the exam in the classroom.

Instructors can download the UW Faculty Exam Form (open with Adobe) to request a make-up/course exam. These exams are only given at the request of the course instructor – the Testing Center cannot authorize them.

About the Facutly Exam Form:

  1. Open with Adobe reader
  2. Fill out the form
  3. Save
  4. Send completed form and Exam to: or Campus Mail Box 355837
    • If you have any issues with the form please contact
    • As a reminder, student cannot be scheduled until the Faculty Exam Form and Exam is submitted.

Note: These are not Distance/Online Exams at UW Educational Outreach – for information about UW Online Learning Exams, please go here.

FEES $15 – Individual administration (may be charged to the department at faculty discretion)
$10 – Group administration (may be charged to the department at faculty discretion)

Fees are payable to the University of Washington at the time of testing, in cash or check only. Credit and debit cards are NOT accepted.


To register for an exam, please call (206-543-1171), email ( or stop by during Testing Center hours. 

The Testing Center must receive the exams from the instructor at least 48 hours prior to the exam appointment. It is the responsibility of the student to get permission from their instructor and ensure that the instructor has enough time to deliver the exam materials to the Testing Center office.

ON THE DAY OF THE TEST: Students must bring their University of Washington student identification card, payment (cash or check only), and any materials their instructor has required to complete the test.Note: The Testing Center cannot provide test aids such as calculators, dictionaries, etc.


Individual make-up exams:  Determined at time of registration after the Faculty Exam Form and exam has been received. Must be during date range that instructor indicates on the form.

Group course exams:  Faculty should submit the Faculty Exam Form, schedule the test with the Testing Center, and communicate the place and time of the test to their students. One test time will be choose and the testing center must have an estimate of how many students or names of students that will be testing.

Disability Accommodation

To request disability accommodation for testing, please contact the OEA Testing Center at (206) 543-1171 or via email at before registering for the test.