Exam dates, rooms and timetables


Start times and entry information

The Mid-year Examination Period is two weeks in duration.  Exams will start at 9.30am and 2.30pm.

The End-of-year Examination Period is two weeks in duration.  Exams will start at 9.30am, 2.30pm and 6.30pm.  The evening session will consist of exams that have a maximum duration of two hours.

You may not enter an examination room later than 45 minutes after the start of the examination.

No alternative sitting will be available if you miss your exam or arrive after 10.15am (for a morning exam), 3.15pm (for an afternoon exam) or 7.15pm (for an evening exam).  An exception to this is if you have valid grounds as covered under the regulations for Special Consideration.




Mid-year Examination Period: Monday 14 June to Saturday 26 June inclusive.

End-of-year Examination Period: Monday 1 November to Thursday 13 November inclusive.


The examination timetable is normally released at the end of the fifth week of each semester.

Mid-year Examination Rooms

Each student will receive a personal e-mail which lists all the examinations/tests that are scheduled in the Exam Period.

Please make sure that you check the dates and times of your examinations carefully.

Students are expected to be available to sit their exams on-campus, at the dates/times scheduled unless there are reasons outside of your control (eg international "pathway" students or students enrolled in (D) courses who reside out of the wider Christchurch area). 

Where is my room?

For information on room location, please refer to Campus Maps.

Examination instructions 

Read the Examination Instructions before reporting for your examination.

The Academic Skills Centre will provide help with revision and exam preparation and other academic matters.

The UC Health Centre will run workshops on stress management.

Transition Programmes 

For more information see the Transition Programmes website.