NOTE: While scheduling when to take your exam, please note we have 271 seats. A majority of students will take their exam within the last 2-3 hours of its availability, so expect the couple hours prior to each closing time to be busy.

Number of Exams Closing:

Date 12:00pm 5:00pm 8:00pm 11:59pm
Monday, December 4th 356 172 0 2,245
Tuesday, December 5th 353 81 662 2,437
Wednesday, December 6th 356 174 749 1,458
Thursday, December 7th 370 105 371 2,217
Friday, December 8th 365 97 593 1,986
Saturday, December 9th 408 90 795 2077

Finals Week Hours of Operation:

  • We will be open 7:00am to 12:00am everyday from December 4th to December 9th, including Friday and Saturday
  • We will be closed on Saturday, December 2nd, Sunday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 10th
  • Verify your exam dates/times. Not all exams are open the entire day.

Before Coming In:

  • Verify your exam dates/times. Not all exams are open the entire day.
  • Bring your student ID
  • Check the exam schedule page for dates/time/materials for your exam
  • Know your NID and NID password prior to coming for your exam.
  • We will not hold personal items. Please use the locker room or leave personal belongings in your vehicle, with a friend or at home.
  • Please remember to talk quietly when you are inside the Testing Center
  • You may take more than one exam but you are required to check in and out for each one. You do not have to leave the Testing Center between exams.
  • Know what exam you are taking. You will be asked to verify information for your exam such as course prefix, exam name, and professor.
  • You may use a scientific and/or financial calculator, if your exam permits
  • Graphing/programmable calculators are not allowed

While in the Testing Center:

  • Hats must be worn backwards and hoods must be down
  • If you need extra paper, raise your hand and a proctor will swap out your used sheet for a clean sheet
  • If your exam allows scratch paper, you may request up to 3 sheets but you must ask prior to checking in for your exam.
  • If you use or we hear your cell phone, you will be removed from the Testing Center. We advise you to leave it outside the Testing Center.
  • You are only authorized to take your exams in the Testing Center. Do not access any other areas of Canvas.

COBA Pass:

  • You can not create a COBA Pass more than 48 hours in advance
  • If there is a line, you can check in for your COBA Pass directly at the front. There will be a Testing Center employee there to assist you.
  • Please do not come early or late
  • Verify your time by logging into the COBA Pass system