Exam Policy: BYU Independent Study Quiz!

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This quiz is on the BYU independent study Exam Policy. Are you a student undertaking an online course at BYU? You are in luck as the quiz below is designed for you. It will help you see some of the policies that are put in place to ensure that you get to do your exams with minimal friction or none at all. Give it a try!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Students need to request their exams (either online or over the phone) by _________ to ensure an express exam gets sent out that same day and arrives at the destination the next day?
  • 2. 
    When can students request their final exam?
    • A. 

      Whenever they would like.

    • B. 

      When all the lessons/midterms have been submitted and the student no longer wants to resubmit anything.

    • C. 

      ONLY once everything has been graded.

    • D. 

      After we warn students that they need to study for at least five hours before taking the exam.

  • 3. 
    A student calls in, wanting to request their final to go two-way express mail. While looking up their information, you see that they have already requested their final exam. When you tell the student this, they tell you that they originally requested the exam regular mail and want it to resent express. What do you need to do?
    • A. 

      Cancel the original request and re-request the test.

    • B. 

      Have Student Supervisor post an ‘I’ Grade.

    • C. 

      Tell the student that once we receive the exam back in our offices we can send out another test.

  • 4. 
    Can a student retake final exams?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Yes, unless there are no retakes allowed for their course.

  • 5. 
    A frantic parent calls in, very concerned that their child has failed their final exam. After looking at the student’s information, you believe that the student can retake the final. What next?
    • A. 

      Make sure the student has only taken the final once, check the exceptions sheet to make sure the course allows the retake.

    • B. 

      Make sure the student has only taken the final once, check the proctor on our database to make sure that they’re still certified, then re-request the final, making sure to charge the $15 retake fee.

    • C. 

      Both A and B.

    • D. 

      None of the above. Students can only take their final exams once. It’s their lessons that they can resubmit one time each.

  • 6. 
    Students should call ____ hours in advance to request an exam to take in the Independent Study office.
  • 7. 
    Exams take 3 to 5 days for non-BYU students to be ready and __ to 3 days for BYU students.
  • 8. 
    Students should allow 2 to __ days for exams to arrive and be ready to take at the Salt Lake Center.
  • 9. 
    A student calls, wanting to request his final exam. You see that the exam has already been requested. You check the notes and see that we have received the exam back untaken, and it has been shredded.  Before requesting the exam you need to get permission from a supervisor. 
    • A. 


    • B. 


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