Information about the Corona virus – frequently asked question about exams

The University College board have decided on temporary regulations regarding examinations, which is applicable for the spring semester 2020. In order to execute scheduled exams, the faculties can change form of assessment, exam date and time, type of grading, deadline for submitting grades and procedures for reporting absence from an exam.

Cheating and plagiarism

Østfold University College takes a serious view of cheating.

Digital exam

Failing the exam

You have the opportunity to sit the same exam a total of three times.

Grade Explanation

As a student, you have the right to an explanation of the grade you are awarded for an exam paper. You are also entitled to appeal the grade.

Illness on the day of the exam

If you are ill on the day of the exam, you must submit a medical certificate to the exam administration as soon as possible, and one week after the exam date at the latest. If you fail to submit the medical certificate within the deadline, the exam will count as one attempt.

Permitted exam support material

You will find information about permitted exam support material in the programme description or course description, on Studentweb and on the question paper.