Exam Accommodations

Exam Accommodations

Students with prescribed exam accommodations, as reflected on their Accommodation Letter, may request the DRC Testing Center to proctor their exams. Students seeking services from the DRC Testing Center must request assistance five (5) business days in advance of their scheduled exams. Please take into consideration weekends and holidays when requesting assistance. You may refer to the current Academic Calendar for the most up-to-date schedule.
Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Spring 2024 Update Regarding DRC Testing Center

The DRC Testing Center will provide exam accommodations either online or on-campus proctoring, reader, and/or scribe services depending on how the exam is being administered in class BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Students are required to contact the DRC Testing Center five (5) business days in advance of their scheduled exam.

Students can schedule an exam appointment by:

Steps to ensure approved accommodations are ready for your exams:

Getting Started

  • Exam accommodations must be approved by a DRC counselor based on documented disabilities.
  • Students are to request an Authorized Academic Accommodation Letter for each course via MyDRC.
    • Need help requesting a letter? Please see instructions on how to request accommodation letter(s).
    • Authorized Academic Accommodation Letter will be emailed to the student’s Palomar email.
    • Revised Academic Accommodations Letter (after the semester starts) should be given to the instructor three (3) business days before the next scheduled exam.
  • Students are to forward the Accommodation Letter to the course instructor.
  • Students are to ask their instructor to review and acknowledge the letter via MyDRC.
  • Student are to review the Student Test Accommodation Policies and Procedures Handbook.

Before an Exam

  • All exams must be scheduled five (5) business days in advance.
  • Students can schedule an exam appointment by:

On Exam Day

  • Please arrive 5-10 minutes before their scheduled appointment to allow ample time for check-in.
  • Facial coverings are highly encouraged while indoors.

Spring 2024 Health and Safety Guidelines

If you are not feeling well, please do not come to class and contact your professor.

  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please complete the COVID-19 Questionnaire.  A member of our COVID-19 Response Action Team (CRAT) will contact you.  The information you provide in the questionnaire is confidential.  The information you provide is received and reviewed by the COVID-19 Response Action Team. Your identifying information will not be shared with anyone outside of CRAT unless it is absolutely necessary to abide by Cal OSHA regulations.  Further, the questionnaire provides necessary information to the College to provide guidance and issue the required notifications should an exposure take place on District property as per the Cal OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations.

COVID-19 Antigen Test Kits Remain Available
COVID-19 antigen test kits are available to students. Free COVID-19 antigen test kits are available to students at Student Health Services.