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Disability Testing Services

Disability Testing Services is located in room 358 of the Student Center.

Phone: 616-234-3597 Email:   Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturdays (Fall & Winter Semesters only) by appointment  

Procedure for turning in Disability Test Request Forms

If you turn your form in: The earliest you can test is:
Monday by 6:30 pm Thursday
Tuesday by 6:30 pm Friday
Wednesday by 6:30 pm Monday
Thursday by 6:30 pm Tuesday
Friday by 4:00 pm Wednesday

Please remember to get your DSS Test Request Form in as early as possible. Space is limited & scheduling testing rooms is on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.

The DSS Test Request Form for the Grand Rapids Campus is now available as a webform under the Links section on this page. The paper version is still available in the office.

Please be sure to show your instructor a copy of your Accommodation Agreement during the first week of class, you will not be allowed to test until this is done. Students are responsible for ensuring that this form is completely filled out and returned to the Disability Testing office at least 3 weekdays prior to scheduled testing. Forms for Final Exams must be turned by a specific date each semester, please see date listed at the bottom of this page, or on the DSS Testing Final Exam Schedule found at the top of the page. You are allowed to turn in 1 late form per semester, this is considered an “OOPS”. After that if another late form is turned in, you will need to take the test in the classroom without accommodations. You cannot use your “OOPS” for final exams.

You are expected to take your test at the SAME TIME you would in the classroom unless you have a scheduling conflict or the instructor’s permission. GRCC’s Disability Support Services Office maintains a high standard of academic and personal honesty when providing testing accommodations. If a student is caught cheating—the test, notes, and any unauthorized materials will be given to the instructor and the Student Code of Conduct office will be notified.

Students: Please remember that it is YOUR responsibility to remind your instructor of your test date and time. This will ensure that your test is delivered on time. Students please be advised you will be monitored &/or recorded while in testing rooms.

MA-95/96/97 Retake Process

Beginning Fall 2014 there is a new MA-95/96/97 retake process in effect & we will be allowing students to do drop-in testing whenever possible. You will need to bring a completed MA-95/96/97 DSS Retake Permission Form that has been signed by your instructor when you come to test & we will do our best to accommodate your requested testing time. There are forms available for pickup in DSS Testing, or your instructor will give you a copy.

Winter 2015 Final Exams

All test request forms for Winter 2015 final exams are due no later than 6:30 pm on Monday, April 20, 2015. The schedule is found on the top right of this webpage.