If you use Canvas and a student needs extended time for an exam, follow the instructions below.

  1. Log into the Canvas course page and select “Quizzes” from the left panel.
  2. Select the quiz to be edited.
  3. Choose the “Moderate This Quiz” link in the upper-right corner.
  4. Locate the student to be given additional time.
  5. Select the “Pencil/Edit” button near the student’s name.
  6. Enter the number of minutes of additional time in the box for extra time.
  7. Select “Save.”

For those teaching with Coursera needing to add extended time for a student, follow the instructions below. 

  1. Log into Coursera and select the course section of the student.
  2. Select the "Learners" tab from the top menu.
  3. Locate the student to be given additional time.
  4. Select the quiz to be edited.
  5. Select the "Item Setting Exceptions" from the left side menu.
  6. Enter the new total time allowed in the "Time Limit Per Attempt" section. Please note the time entered should be the total time with the student's accommodation. For example, if the original time for the exam is one hour, and the student has been approved for time-and-a-half (150%), you would enter the total time of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  7. Select "Save."

The Division of Online & Strategic Learning can assist with this if needed.