Students Tilburg University

Special examination arrangements

When you want to make an examination arrangement (e.g. more time to complete the exam, enlargements of exam questions) because of dyslexia, a disability or a (chronic) illness, your must submit a request in advance.

Request for examination arrangement

You make a request by filling in this form. Be sure to enclose some form of written evidence of your condition, such as a medical certificate.

Please note: evidence must be uploaded in PDF format and must contain at least an official letterhead, signature and date. Documents in Word or photographs and in other languages than Dutch, English or German will not be accepted. More information.

If your request concerns a so-called standard facility, the Dean of Students will determine on behalf of the Examination Board whether and for which facility you are eligible. If your request is for a customized solution, your request will be sent to the Examination Board, which will determine whether and for which facility you are eligible. If your request is granted, you will receive an Examination Facilities Decree (BTV) by e-mail.

Please note: once the facilities have been granted, they apply to all examinations. If you have not yet applied for examination arrangements and you want to do so for the December exams, you are unfortunately too late. Only in case of unforeseen circumstances, e.g. a recent bone fracture, we can see if there are still facilities available. If your application, including good evidence, has been received before December, 6th, you can take your exams from January, 2nd with facilities.

Students who will be studying at Tilburg University from February 2020 can submit a request for facilities from 1 January.

Special examination arrangements

If you wish to use the special examination provisions which are available to students with a disability, you must follow the procedure below for each examination.

  • Register to take the written examinations in OSIRIS Student.
  • In Osiris, 4 weeks before the test date, the application for the submission of an examination, resit or midterm will be opened. Online registration for an examination, resit or midterm is possible up to and including 5 working days before the test date. For example, if you have exams on Monday, you can register a week in advance until 11.59 pm.
  • Sign up on time! If you do not register on time, participation in this test is no longer possible, not even with the permission of the teacher.
  • 4 days prior to the examination date, the Student Administration department will send confirmation of the time and location to your Tilburg University e-mail address.
  • If you have been granted special examination provisions for the examinations, your registration will automatically be adjusted accordingly. You will receive the confirmation 4 days prior to the examination, just like all other students. The starting time shown on your confirmation can be up to thirty minutes earlier or later than for students who are sitting the examination in the main room.
  • You are obliged to bring a print-out of the confirmation, together with your Tilburg University card or another valid form of identification (drivers’ license, ID card or passport) to the examination room.
  • If you decide not to take the exam, please inform tentamenorganisatie@tilburguniversity.edu a.s.a.p. prior to the date of that examination and de-enroll in Osiris.
  • The examination provisions granted to you apply for the entire academic year unless otherwise stated.
  • The regulations which apply to all students sitting an examination can be found on the web page regulations for written examinations.

Course evaluation

For privacy reasons you will not receive the course evaluation form, if you are doing an exam with facilities in a separate hall. This is because you will be practically the only one, so your answers would be easily traced back to you.

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