Special arrangements in connection with an examination - HiOA - Student

Special arrangements

Special arrangements

How to apply for special arrangements in connection with an examination.

Written examinations with and without invigilation

How do I apply?

  1. Use the online application form
  2. Add a statement from a medical practitioner that includes details about the actual and specific effect your illness, condition and/or medication have during school examinations.
  3. Click send on the bottom of the page after filling out the form

Please note that the original documents will not be returned to sender.

When will I receive the decision relating to my application?

You will receive the decision relating to your application within 15 workingdays.

Application deadlines

  • One month prior to the exam date.
  • Exception: Exams in May and June: 1. March
  • Exception: Exams in November/December: 1 October

Digital exam

Already been granted single room during school exams?

If you have been granted a single room during school exam, you will be given one of OsloMets computers, you should never use your own computer.

Granted extra time during group assignment?

I you have been granted extra time during group assignments, then you have to log on to the test (oslomet.inspera.no) before the ordinary deadline to create a group. Regardless of whether your deliver in a group or individually.  

Oral or practical examination

Contact your faculty for more information.

Alternative form of examination

If you will struggle with completing an examination in its original form due to a chronic condition, you may apply for an alternative form of examination (cf. Regulations § 6-9). Please contact the Information Centre at your faculty or the Service Centre at Kjeller for more information.

Submitting an answer paper in another language than Norwegian

You may upon application be granted to submit your answer paper in another language than Norwegian, Swedish or Danish (cf. The Regulations § 6-10). Please contact the Information Centre at your faculty or the Service Centre at Kjeller for more information.

What are my rights?

Rules and procedures relating to special arrangements in connection with examinations are stipulated in Regulations Relating to Studies and Examinations at OsloMet and Guidelines for Processing Applications Relating to Special Arrangements at OsloMet.

“Candidates who due to medical or other reasons need special arrangements in connection with an examination or need to apply for an alternative form of assessment, must apply within the appointed deadlines. The need for special arrangements must be documented with a medical certificate or a certificate from other relevant experts”. (cf. Regulations § 6-9)

The purpose of special arrangements is to compensate for the disadvantage the disability brings about, and at the same time ensure that the students, to the greatest possible extent, are tested on equal terms. The special arrangement shall not be so comprehensive that it will entail any advantages compared to other students.

The Examination Office in Pilestredet

The Examination Office in Pilestredet

Eksamenskontoret svarer på praktiske spørsmål om gjennomføring av skoleeksamen i Silurveien, tilrettelegging av eksamen og spørsmål knyttet til brukerstøtte vedrørende innlevering av eksamen i Inspera.

The Examination Office in Pilestredet

Phone :
+47 67 23 50 10
E-mail :
Postal address :
OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, Section for Admissions and Assessment . Postboks 4, St. Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
Time/Opening Hours :
The exam office is available on e-mail 9:00-15:00 and phone 12:00-15:00