Aegrotat or compassionate consideration for exams
Apply if your personal circumstances are significantly affecting your exam performance or preparation.
Please visit the Remote Learning Assessments page for temporary revisions to our aegrotat and compassionate consideration policy for Semester One and Quarter Two 2020.
Written test aegrotat and compassionate applications are handled separately. For more information, see Aegrotat or compassionate consideration for written tests.
- To receive an exam aegrotat or compassionate consideration, your coursework must be well above the minimum pass standard.
- An application must be completed no later than seven days after the affected exam. If more than one exam is affected an application should be completed no later than seven days after your last affected exam.
- Your exam should be attempted if at all possible.
- You must see a medical professional for them to complete the health declaration form, on the day of the affected exam. For more information, please see Required evidence for aegrotat and compassionate consideration applications.
There is an application fee of $30 (to a maximum of $50) which is paid online as part of submitting your consideration application.
If you are applying for aegrotat consideration ensure that your medical professional completes a health declaration form at your visit, on the day of the affected exam. You will need to upload this to your online application as part of your medical evidence.
For other personal misfortune such as family illness, bereavement, serious relationship or family issues, the evidence required will depend on your circumstances. For more information, see Required evidence for aegrotat and compassionate consideration applications.
Please note you cannot edit your application once it has been submitted. You don't need to apply prior to the exam.
How to apply
This application process is for final exams held at the end of a semester or quarter only. To apply for a test, see Aegrotat or compassionate consideration for written tests.
Aegrotat and compassionate consideration applications for final exams can be made online at aegrotat.auckland.ac.nz/apply.
If you need some guidance on making an online application for an aegrotat or compassionate consideration, please refer to the Student User Guide.
For more information on aegrotats or compassionate consideration, please visit AskAuckland.