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 11 November inclusive.


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

Please note that The Examination Timetable assumes that UC is operating at COVID Level 1 or 2. If we move to Level 3 or higher, the timetable will change.

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 students studying from overseas or students enrolled in (D) courses who do not live within 90 minutes' drive of Christchurch.

Students studying from overseas will get further information shortly.  If you do not receive any information, please contact the Examinations Office.

Mid-year Examination/Test Timetable (without rooms)

Published 26 March

Examination Timetable in Course Order 

Examination Timetable in Date Order 

Mid-year Examination Rooms & Off-campus Information

You should have received an updated Personal Examination Timetable on Friday 4 June.  This will advise you of the exam venue and the conditions of each of your exams.

  • Students sitting on-campus: Please report to the exam venue to which you have been allocated. 
  • Students sitting off-campus: The times of each of your exams has been adjusted for the local time in the country where you are living.  You should also have received an e-mail regarding accessing your exams on Learn and the use of Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor.  Please note, not all exams are using Respondus LDB & M.  Please refer to the Learn page of your course for further information.

For assistance please contact the Examinations Office.

During the examination period, we are located in Rehua 102.

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.