The final assessment for a TRU-OL paced, self-paced or independent study course may be a supervised written examination or a final project.
Supervised written examinations are held in TRU-OL examination centres in BC, Canadian Invigilator Network centres in Canada or other supervised location arranged by the student and approved by TRU-OL. Normally, a final project is completed at the student's residence. Examination information is provided in the course package and in the course descriptions.
Instructions for applying to write examinations are included in a student's confirmation of registration package, in the TRU-OL Student Handbook, and in FAQ (search "Examinations" category).
Refer to examination policies for more information about TRU-OL examinations.
Students Residing outside BC or outside Canada
Students residing outside BC or outside Canada are required to make special arrangements to write their TRU-OL examinations.
The following students use the Canadian Invigilator Network (CIN) and CIN Exam Application form:
Reside in Canada but outside BC and within 100 km of one of the centres on TRU-OL's Canadian Invigilator Network
Procedure: Contact the centre to arrange an examination date and time and then submit the completed CIN Exam Application form to Student Services, Examinations, by the examination application deadline.
The following students arrange for an invigilator and use the Statement of Presiding Supervisor form:
Reside in Canada but outside BC and more than 100 km from one of the centres on TRU-OL's Canadian Invigilator Network, or
Reside outside Canada
Procedure: Arrange for an examination invigilator to preside over their final examination by submitting the Statement of Presiding Supervisor form to Student Services, Examinations, by the examination application deadline date.
Students intending to write their examination in Hong Kong:
Procedure: Contact Student Services, Examinations.
TRU-OL Exam Sessions
|2016 Examination Sessions||2016 Application Deadlines|
|January 13-18, 2016||December 14, 2015|
|February 10-15, 2016||January 18, 2016|
|March 9-14, 2016||February 15, 2016|
|April 6-11, 2016||March 14, 2016|
|May 11-16, 2016||April 18, 2016|
|June 8-13, 2016||May 16, 2016|
|July 6-11, 2016||June 13, 2016|
|August 10-15, 2016||July 18, 2016|
|September 7-12, 2016||August 15, 2016|
|October 12-17, 2016||September 19, 2016|
|November 2-7, 2016||October 11, 2016|
|December 1-5, 2016||November 7, 2016|
|2017 Examination Sessions||2017 Application Deadlines|
|January 11-16, 2017||December 12, 2016|
|February 1-6, 2017||January 9, 2017|
|March 8-13, 2017||February 14, 2017|
|April 5-10, 2017||March 13, 2017|
|May 10-15, 2017||April 17, 2017|
|June 7-12, 2017||May 15, 2017|
|July 5-10, 2017||June 12, 2017|
|August 9-14, 2017||July 17, 2017|
|September 6-11, 2017||August 14, 2017|
|October 11-16, 2017||September 18, 2017|
|November 1-6, 2017||October 10, 2017|
|Nov/Dec 29-4, 2017||November 6, 2017|
SFU and UVic Examinations
Examinations for TRU-OL courses delivered by SFU or UVic are arranged by the individual institution.
Most courses have supervised mid-term and/or final examinations. All examinations must be written on specific dates, as scheduled by SFU. Refer to SFU examination policies for more information.
Refer to UVic examination policies for more information.
Note: Students have the right to receive transcripts of their own academic record. However, TRU-OL does not release official transcripts if a student is in debt to TRU.
Please read the Student Examination Procedures document before you write your exam.