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Supervised Exams

Many OntarioLearn courses require you to write a final supervised exam. It is your responsibility to determine if and when you need to write your tests. You will receive this information from your instructor or you can find it on your course outline.

We will make certain test dates available on which you can write your exam. You will be notified by email of those dates or you can check this web page where the dates and locations will be posted. We may be able to accommodate you on a different date under special circumstances but an exam fee may apply to those cases.

Booking Your Exams

You must book your exam no later than one week before your selected date by emailing You will receive a confirmation of your booking via email.

Exam Dates in Peterborough (Sutherland Campus)

Courses that started in August
All tests: Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 6:00pm
(you may start as early as 5pm, no later than 6pm)
Courses that started in September
Paper-based tests: Thursday December 12, 2019 at 6:00pm
Saturday December 14, 2019 at 12:00pm
Monday December 16, 2019 at 6:00pm
Tuesday December 17, 2019 at 6:00pm
Web-based tests: Thursday December 12, 2019 at 5:00pm
Monday December 16, 2019 at 5:00pm
Tuesday December 17, 2019 at 5:00pm
(you may start as early as 4pm, no later than 6pm)
Courses that started in October
All tests: Wednesday January 8, 2020 at 6:00pm
(you may start as early as 5pm, no later than 6pm)
Courses that started in November
All tests: Wednesday February 5, 2020 at 6:00pm
(you may start as early as 5pm, no later than 6pm)

Exam Dates in Lindsay (Frost Campus)

Please call 1-705-324-9144 ext. 3280 for available dates

If you are not certain if your test is paper-based or web-based, please contact your instructor for information.

Exam Dates in Cobourg

Courses that started in September
Paper-based tests: Thursday December 11, 2019 at 5:00pm
Monday December 13, 2019 at 12:30pm

Please email us for dates for web based exams
Courses that started in October, November and December
Please email for available dates

Snow Dates

All exams will proceed unless the College closes because of weather conditions. Please refer to this web site or your local radio stations. You will be contacted by us via email on the following business day about an alternative exam date.

If the College does NOT officially close and you decide not to travel because of weather conditions, please contact us at as soon as possible to make other arrangements.

If you have multiple, mid-term or web-based tests

Please contact us at if you have more exams than we have test dates. We will make other arrangements for you.

Exam Locations

Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)
599 Brealey Drive, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B1

Cobourg Campus
1005 Elgin Street W., Cobourg, Ontario K9A 5J4
1-905-372-6865 ext. 5000

Frost Campus (Lindsay)
200 Albert Street S., Lindsay, Ontario K9V 5E6
1-705-324-9144 ext. 3280

An OntarioLearn member college
Visit to find a location near you and contact their OntarioLearn department directly. You must pre-register.

When booking your exam, please provide:

  • Your name as is registered with us
  • The exact name of your course
  • The name of your host college*
  • The host college course code
  • The date on which you wish to write your exam, if a choice is offered.
  • If your exam is a mid-term test (we assume all exams to be FINAL exams)

* Host college refers to the school that is hosting your course and where your instructor is. For example, you may be registered with us for Medical Terminology but your course is actually managed by Loyalist College, your host college. You will find their course code on your course page at OntarioLearn.

Alternate Locations

If you live (or are temporarily residing) outside reasonable driving distance to Peterborough or the above optional locations, you can write your exam with an approved off-campus proctor. We recommend eLearnNetwork/ ContactNorth locations. Please visit Contact North to find a location near you. We also accept other agencies.

Please download this information package and ask your proctor to complete and send the included form to us at Fleming.

Students Requiring Special Accommodations

Contact us if you require special accommodations in order to successfully complete your final exam. You will meet with a coordinator at the College to assess your qualifications.

Exam Process

  • Arrive early
    Be sure to leave time to find your exam room. Please use the washroom before the exam begins as we prefer that participants not leave the room during the test.
  • Bring a photo ID
    A driver's licence, citizenship card or passport are preferred. A health card or post-secondary student ID card are also acceptable.
  • Check what you are allowed to bring
    Some exams allow the use of books, notes, or a calculator. Check your course material or with your instructor well in advance of the exam date.
  • Non-course materials:
    You can bring pens and pencils, but no additional blank paper or unauthorized notes unless permitted by your exam instructions. All personal items must be cleared from the table. All electronic devices such as cellphones, MP3 players and other communications tools must be turned off. You cannot use a calculator that is part of your cellphone applications.

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