Many Independent Learning courses require a midterm exam in addition to quizzes and exercises throughout the course. Most courses require a final exam. Generally, a passing grade is required on the final to earn credit for the course.
Exam Request Procedure
Exam Request Forms can be submitted online or by e-mailing or faxing the PDF version. After you submit your request, contact us to schedule an appointment. Exam requests must be received no later than 2 weeks before the day of the exam. Exam requests are processed after your instructor confirms that you have completed all of the course assignments.
Exam Request Form (PDF)
Taking Your Exam at CU-Boulder
If you live near Boulder, you may take proctored examinations on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder on Fridays. Exams are scheduled by appointment only between 8 am and 5 pm. Please call 303-492-5148 to schedule a testing appointment. Please bring a photo ID when taking any exam.
Taking Your Exam In-State
If you are not able to take your exam at CU-Boulder, you may take your exam at the following locations. Some institutions may charge a fee for proctoring exams.
• Alamosa: Adams State College, continuing education
• Fort Collins: Colorado State University, continuing education
• Greeley: University of Northern Colorado, continuing education
• Pueblo: Colorado State University-Pueblo, continuing education
• Colorado Springs: University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University Testing Center
• Montrose: Mesa State College-Montrose Campus
Taking Your Exam Out-of-State
If you are an out-of-state student, contact the continuing education office of a nearby college for exam proctoring information. Some institutions may charge a fee for proctoring exams.
Other Options for Taking Your Exam
If you are unable to take exams at a nearby academic institution, you may take exams under the supervision of a notary public, education official, military education officer, member of the clergy, or public official. Your relatives are not allowed to proctor exams for you. Some institutions may charge a fee for proctoring exams.
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