LAC For External Students

The Learning Assessment Centre offers services to non-University of Alberta exam takers.  We are centrally located on the University of Alberta North campus, steps away from public transportation (bus station and light-rail transit line). Our services include:

  • A comfortable proctored environment for you to complete your exam
  • Connecting with the exam provider to ensure that exam administration is smooth
  • A safe, secure, and welcoming environment
  • A height-adjustable workstation in each room
  • Remote monitoring of each workstation to minimize distractions

Expectations

ONEcard Required Water Bottles Allowed Food not Permitted Outerwear not Permitted Hats not Permitted Phones not Permitted Watches not Permitted

Prior to the exam, exam takers:

  • are required to follow the student code of conduct as established by the University of Alberta.
  • are to enter the LAC from the main doors at Education North 3-106.
  • must bring government issued photo ID  for entry into the Learning Assessment Centre testing area.
  • are not permitted mobile or electronic devices.
    • If students have a device, they must ensure that it is turned off and placed in a cubby or a locker.  Cubbies and lockers are provided by the LAC.
  • are not permitted to have outerwear, bags, hats and headwear (except for religious purposes) and personal belongings in the LAC.
    • These items can be left in cubbies or lockers outside of the LAC. You may bring your own lock to lock up your personal belongings or you may borrow a lock from the LAC. Lockers are provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Exam takers who borrow a lock from the LAC will be required to provide government-issued photo ID, which will be held until the lock is returned.
    • The LAC reception area is also available for item storage (note: you leave items here at your own risk; the University of Alberta, and all affiliated parties do not take responsiblity for your personal items.)

During the exam, exam takers:

  • are asked to be respectful of this non-talking environment.
  • can bring water bottles into the testing area, but the labels must be removed prior to entering. Thermoses are allowed if their lids are completely closed and sealed and only contain water. Proctors will ask to see inside non-clear containers.
  • that have questions regarding the exam, technical difficulties, or need other assistance, are to raise their hand and a proctor will attend to them.
  • may not leave the LAC - even for the washroom - until their exam is completed.
  • are provided materials such as ear plugs, scrap paper, and a pencil. Scrap paper provided to students will be collected at the end of the exam.

After the exam, exam takers:

  • must verify with a proctor that they have submitted their exam and logged out properly.

Cost

Prices vary based on the type and length of the exam. Credit is accepted; if you accept this option you will be sent a web link to pay online. Please ensure you bring your receipt as proof of payment with you to your exam.

Student Type
Description

Fee
(CAD)

AMBA Exam
Alberta Mortgage Broker Association Exam

$75 + gst
RECA Exam
Real Estate Council of Alberta Exam
$75 + gst
2-hour Exam for Higher Education Students
An exam offered by a College or University that is less than 2-hours in length.
$60 + gst
3-hour Exam for Higher Education Students
An exam offered by a College or University that is between 2-hours and 3-hours in length.
$75 + gst
4-hour Exam for Higher Education Students
An exam offered by a College or University that is between 3-hours and 4-hours in length.
$75 + gst

Note:  Pre-payment of examination fees is required to secure an exam appointment. 

LAC Cancellation Policy

Cancellation:  Less than 2 days (48 Hours)

In the event that an examinee cancels their exam appointment less than 2 days (48 hours) prior to their exam, refunds will not be issued. 100% of the examination fee will be taken.

Cancellation:  More than 2 days 

In the event that an examinee cancels their exam appointment earlier than 2 days (48 hours) prior to their exam, they may:

  • reschedule their exam appointment to another date at no cost, or;
  • cancel their exam appointment, and a $50 non-refundable fee (plus GST) will be taken (the remainder will be returned to the student via refund).

Booking Form

Book an Exam

Exam booking requests must be submitted at least 2 business days in advance. Once this booking form has been submitted, you will receive an email confirming, within 24 hours of the next business day, whether your request has been approved based on LAC availability.

Book your Exam


Location

Education North 3-106
University of Alberta
11210 - 87 Ave
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 

Testing Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm