Make-Up Exams | Distance and Online Education
The University of Iowa

Makeup Exams

By default you may only take exams within the date range specified by your instructor. Follow these steps to schedule a make-up exam:

  1. Obtain written permission from your instructor.
  2. Forward written permission to
  3. Include the following information in the email:
    • your student ID number
    • course number
    • exam number
    • preferred testing location 
    • preferred make-up exam date/time (within your instructor's approved date range)
  4. Follow up with an email or phone call if you don’t get a response from within 24-36 business hours.