Exam instructions and regulations

It is important that you read and understand these instructions as they contain important information relating to sitting your exams.

Additional information can be found in the University of Auckland Calendar: Examination Regulations.

Exam policy for electronic devices, mobile technology and watches

You are not permitted to have in your possession in the exam room any other electronic device and/or mobile technology, or watches of any kind, unless specified by the examiner. Medically prescribed devices are permitted.

Unless specified by the examiner, any electronic device and/or mobile technology or watches or any kind brought into the exam room must have all functions switched off and must be left in part of the room as the supervisor directs. Medically prescribed devices are permitted.

Any item not permitted in an exam room under Regulation 8d that is found in your possession during an exam will be removed for the duration of the exam and a fine of $100 will apply.

Audible alarms may not be active on any devices permitted in the exam room. Any device that emits an audible sound signal or alarm during an exam will be removed from the exam room and a fine of $150 will apply.

Unpaid fines may incur an additional administrative charge and a Negative Service Indicator will be added to your account which will restrict your access to university services.

Exam policy for student ID cards

You must have a valid University of Auckland ID card which should be shown on entry to the exam. See Student ID cards.

Your ID card must be on your desk throughout the exam.

If you do not have your student ID card, you will not be prevented from sitting your exam. When you have finished your exam you will have an ID check at the Examinations Centre and will be charged an administrative fee of $25.

Unpaid fees may incur an additional administrative charge and a Negative Service Indicator will be added to your account which will restrict your access to university services.