The final examination for a TRU-OL self-paced, independent-study course may be a supervised written examination or a project examination.
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 project examination 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 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.
Only some dates will apply to a student's selected course.
Students should refer to their welcome letter.
|2013 Examination Sessions||2013 Application Deadlines|
|January 9-14, 2013||December 10, 2012|
|February 1-6, 2013||January 9, 2013|
|March 6-11, 2013||February 11, 2013|
|April 10-15, 2013||March 18, 2013|
|May 8-13, 2013||April 15, 2013|
|June 5-10, 2013||May 15, 2013|
|July 3-8, 2013||June 10, 2013|
|August 7-12, 2013||July 15, 2013|
|September 4-9, 2013||August 12, 2013|
|October 2-7, 2013||September 9, 2013|
|Oct 30 - Nov 4, 2013||October 7, 2013|
|December 4-9, 2013||November 12, 2013|
|2014 Examination Sessions||2014 Application Deadlines|
|January 15-20, 2014||December 16, 2013|
|February 12-17, 2014||January 20, 2014|
|March 5-10, 2014||February 11, 2014|
|April 9-14, 2014||March 17, 2014|
|May 7-12, 2014||April 14, 2014|
|June 11-16, 2014||May 20, 2014|
|July 9-14, 2014||June 16, 2014|
|August 6-11, 2014||July 14, 2014|
|September 10-15, 2014||August 18, 2014|
|October 1-6, 2014||September 8, 2014|
|November 5-10, 2014||October 14, 2014|
|December 3-8, 2014||November 10, 2014|
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.