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Final Exams

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

Final exams are held in:

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

Apply to write a final exam

See the OL exams schedule for exam session dates and application deadlines. Choose a session prior to your course completion date and apply before the exam application deadline:

  • If you reside in Canada, apply through your myTRU Student account:
    • Log in to myTRU Student
    • Under Open Learning Services, click Exam applications
    • When the list opens, click Add an Exam Request
    • Choose the exam application that applies to your situation
  • If you reside more than 100 kilometres 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, fluent in written and spoken English and not related to you.
    • Set up a date to write the exam within our exam session dates and before the application deadline.
  • If you intend to write your exam outside Canada, please contact the OL Exams department.
  • If you need accommodations, register with Accessibility Services at least four weeks before the exam application deadline. Then submit the Statement of Presiding Supervisor application, making sure to check the "Special Accommodations" box.

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

OL exams schedule

Exam SessionApplication Deadline
Jan. 14-20, 2020 Dec. 16, 2019
Feb. 4-10, 2020 Jan. 13, 2020
March 3-9, 2020 Feb. 10, 2020
April 1-6, 2020 March 9, 2020
May 5-11, 2020 April 14, 2020
June 2-8, 2020 May 11, 2020
July 7-13, 2020 June 15, 2020
Aug. 4-10, 2020 July 13, 2020
Sept. 8-14, 2020 Aug. 17, 2020
Oct. 13-19, 2020 Sep 21, 2020
Nov. 3-9, 2020 Oct. 13, 2020
Dec. 1-7, 2020 Nov. 9, 2020
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