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KPU Make-Up Exams

What is a KPU Make-Up Exam?

KPU students who have missed an in-class exam MUST seek approval from their course instructor to write a Make-Up exam with Assessment and Testing Services. Without approval from your course Instructor, the student CANNOT write with the Testing Centre. These make-up exams are written in the testing center, under the supervision of Assessment and Testing Services.

How Do I Book a KPU Make-Up Exam?

AFTER securing your instructor's approval you may register and pay online for a Make-up exam. Your instructor will be contacted to ensure approval.

  1. Book online at
  2. Click the ‘BOOK ACCESS OR MAKE-UP EXAMS’ button that corresponds to the campus your course is taking place. 
  3. Login with your KPU Student Number & Password. Click Login
  4. Choose Exam Type: KPU Internal Exams [campus]
  5. Choose a Group: KPU Make Up Exams
  6. Fill in the rest of the Information
  7. Make sure to select the CORRECT COURSE NAME & INSTRUCTOR
    • ​​​Fill in your cellphone number to receive text notifications in regards to your booking. A reminder text will be sent to you before your test date with the Testing Centre.
  8. Click: Add to Cart
  9. Click: Complete Registration
  10. On the payment page, you MUST pay with a CREDIT CARD
  11. Make sure to arrive at the Testing Centre at least 10 minutes before your test time and bring PHOTO ID

What is the Cost?

Students who are requesting a make-up exam are charged $40 per exam, to a maximum length of 3 hours. Each additional hour (or portion thereof), is an additional $10. Students who need to reschedule a make-up exam must have their instructor approval. There will be an additional $40 charge for rescheduling. 



What Do I Do on the Day of the Exam?

  1. Arrive at the test location, at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled exam.
  2. Bring current photo identification.
  3. ALL Electronic Devices MUST be powered off after checking in with staff at the Testing Centre.

Important Information

  • Students MUST book their makeup test at the SAME campus their course is taking place (unless otherwise approved by their Instructor - Instructor MUST notify the Testing Centre with their approval)
  • Students who arrive late for a scheduled exam will NOT be given extra time to write the exam or may have to reschedule the exam.
  • KPU Make-up exams are offered at:
    • Richmond campus: (Dates and times vary depending on testing availability. Check booking page for dates and time)
    • Surrey (Newton) campus: (Dates and times vary depending on testing availability. Check booking page for dates and time
    • Civic Plaza (Surrey-Central 8th Floor) campus: (Dates and times vary depending on testing availability. Check booking page for dates and time) 
  • Completed exams are returned directly to instructors.
  • If you do not show up for your test, you MUST contact your Instructor.

If you have any questions about Make-Up exams, please contact Assessment and Testing Services at 604-599-2368 or

To Book a KPU Make-Up Exam, please go to

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