TL50 – Examination Accommodation

Records of accommodations for midterm and final examinations made for students with disabilities.

This records class is a Personal Information Bank.

Responsible Unit | Information Steward | Information Confidentiality Classification | Retention | Disposition | Authority | Retention Rationale | Version Information

Content & Scope

The records include alternative examination arrangement forms, records of occurrences during exams, and related correspondence.

Responsible Unit

AccessAbility Services.

Information Steward

Associate Provost, Students.

Information Confidentiality Classification



10 years after end of the term in which the examination was written.


Secure Destruction.


Responsible Units should document the disposal/destruction of official records using the University records destruction form or equivalent documentation, to verify that we are following our records retention rules.


  • University of Waterloo Act, 1972.
  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
  • Human Rights Code.

Retention Rationale

The retention period is based on the University's need to document compliance with the duty to accommodate under the Human Rights Code.

Approval Date

26 July 2010