External Exam Centre

The Enrolment Services Exam Centre administers assessments that are external to the university. It provides a welcoming and professional exam writing experience for students who are taking courses through a variety of domestic and international institutions.

Reserving an examination at the University of Calgary Exam Centre

The University of Calgary hosts examinations for students studying around the world. The Exam Centre also hosts examinations for private businesses and partners with a variety of professional training centres.

If you are acting on behalf of a University or professional institution, please contact us directly to organize an exam schedule.

To reserve a time in the Exam Centre please follow the directions below:

  1. Complete the External Exam Request Form, and forward the form to exam.centre@ucalgary.ca.
  2. Send the External Exam Centre’s information to your University or Institute.
  3. It is your responsibility to coordinate having the exam sent to us. We accept exams by courier, mail and electronically at exam.centre@ucalgary.ca. Exams must arrive to our centre one week prior to the exam date requested for processing.
  4. The External Exam Centre will send you an e-mail confirmation once we have received the Exam Request Form.
  5. Pre-payment at the time of booking is required for all exams. Once we receive your Exam Request, we will contact you to collect credit card information over the phone.
  6. If you have further questions please email exam.centre@ucalgary.ca or call 403-220-6223.

University of London exam process

Please follow the steps below to arrange invigilation for the University of London exams:

  1. Access your Student Portal on the University of London website to download and complete the Overseas Examination Entry Form.
  2. Submit the form by email to exam.centre@ucalgary.ca
  3. Once we have received your Examination Entry Form, we will contact you to collect payment information. This will be retained until we have received the exam materials.
  4. After we have received your form, and collected your payment information, we will issue you a 7-character Validation Code, which must be submitted to the U of L through the Student Portal.
  5. Finally, in the weeks leading up to your exam(s) the U of L will issue us a roster of all registered candidates. Once we have this document, we will confirm with you your exam dates, times, and locations for the exam session. Payment will be taken once we have received the exams; usually around 3 weeks prior to the first exam date for that session.

Contact us

exam.centre@ucalgary.ca | 403-220-6223

Office hours

Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Exam hours

Monday – Thursday
9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

Other times available by request.

Mailing address

University of Calgary
Attention: External Exam Centre
MacKimmie Tower, Room 234
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Writing location

University of Calgary
External Exam Centre
Science A, Room 116
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4