Special Consideration Guidelines

Special consideration

In-semester and end-of-semester assessment

For the purposes of student equity special consideration applications for in-semester and end-of-semester assessments extensions need to be submitted within 2 working days of the assessment due date and include supporting documentation. Extensions should be no more than 5-7 working days.

Note: Deferred examination requests are submitted online within the 2 day timeline are assessed and approved centrally. Refer to Deferred Exam Procedure for Centralised Exams (Staff Only)

Students registered with the Disability Support Services (DSS) are listed in the unit's Moodle site/Administrative Services/Reports/Alternative Arrangements for Assessment. For those without Moodle access,your course administrator can run a report via MRS.  DSS registered students need to submit a special consideration form for in-semester assessment but are NOT required to include documentation. Reasonable extensions for DSS registered students would not normally exceed 5-7 working days.

If a further extension is requested, students need to demonstrate a decline in their condition and submit an additional medical certificate clearly outlining the circumstances. Where extensions greater than 5-7 days is supported seek advice from mnhs-student-admin@monash.edu outlining the circumstances.