Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Final Exams

OL Exams

The final assessment for an OL course is either an invigilated written final exam or a final project, as specified in the course description.

Final exams are held in:

  1. OL exam centres throughout BC
  2. Canadian Invigilator Network (CIN) centres in Canada
  3. other supervised locations approved by OL

Apply to write your exam

See the OL exam sessions schedule for dates and application deadlines. Choose a session that is prior to your course completion date and apply prior to the exam application deadline by submitting one of the following forms:

  • If you live in Canada, please submit an exam application through your myTRU account:
    • Log in to myTRU
    • Click Open Learning Student Tab
    • Click Exam Applications link on the right, toward the bottom
    • Click Add an Exam Request
    • Follow the prompt depending on your location
  • If you live more than 100km from one of our approved centres:
    • Download and print the Statement of Presiding Supervisor application
    • Fill out Part A, and find a supervisor to fill out Part B. Your supervisor must be someone who is employed in a learning institution, who is fluent in written and spoken English and who is not related to you.
    • You must set up the date to write the exam within out exam session dates and before the application deadline.
  • Students intending to write their examination outside of Canada are required to contact TRU-OL Examinations.
  • If you need accommodations, register with Disability Services at least four weeks before the exam application deadline. Then submit the Statement of Presiding Supervisor application, making sure to check off the "Special Accommodations" box.

Before you apply for or write your exam, read the examination regulations and policies. If you have questions, contact the OL Exams department.

OL exam schedule

Exam SessionApplication Deadline
Oct 11–16 Sept 18
Nov 1–6 Oct 10
Nov 29–Dec 4 Nov 6
Exam SessionApplication Deadline
Jan 10–15 Dec 11, 2017
Feb 1–5 Jan 8
Mar 7–12 Feb 13
Apr 4–9 Mar 12
May 9–14 Apr 16
Jun 6–11 May 14
Jul 4–9 Jun 11
Aug 8–13 Jul 16
Sept 5–10 Aug 13
Oct 10–15 Sept 17
Nov 1–5 Oct 9
Dec 5–10 Nov 13