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If you have been approved by SDS to receive extended time and/or reduced distraction, you can complete exams with DOE Exam Services.

If you are approved for any other accommodations, you will take exams at Student Disability Services located in the lower level of Burge Hall.

Please forward the accommodations approval letter you received from Student Disability Services to your instructor and to doe-exams@uiowa.edu. The letter explains the amount of extended time allowed and whether or not reduced distraction is needed. DOE Exam Services will record the information in both ICON and in our scheduler for the UIowa Test Centers.

If you receive extended time and/or a reduced distraction testing environment, you will schedule exams online.  

  1. Login to the DOE Exam Scheduler with your HawkID and password to schedule your exam.
    • Forgot your HawkID password? See HawkID Tools for instructions.
  2. Verify the exam information in the confirmation email you receive is correct.

If you will take paper-based exams with an off-campus proctor, please ensure they are able to provide your approved accommodations. 

If you are in an on-campus course and you have been approved for extended time and/or reduced distraction accommodations you may complete your proctored exams in a DOE Test Center. Instructors must schedule student exams at least 3 business days prior to the exam. Have your instructor contact doe-exams@uiowa.edu for scheduling information.