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Examination Supports


The Disability Support Service liaises with the Examinations Office to provide exam support to students with disabilities for their assessments and end-of-semester examinations. CIT has a Disability Administrator in the Exams Office who arranges these supports for Bishopstown campus students in partnership with the DSS.

Supports include:

  • Provision of a laptop / scribe
  • Provision of a reading software /reader
  • Extra time (10 minutes per hour)
  • Access to laptops /assistive technology
  • Separate/shared/smaller exam centres

Registration deadlines

Please note in order for the DSS to confirm with the Exams Office what exam supports a student is entitled to, students must register fully with the Disability Support Service (includes going to a meeting) by these dates:

  • Semester 1 exams: Friday 28th October 2016
  • Semester 2 exams: Friday 10th March 2017
  • (Repeat) August exams: Friday 7th July 2017

All DSS students will have to email the Exams Office ( directly for each exam session to confirm what supports they wish to use for their end-of-semester exams by a certain date. For more details please see the CIT Exams page.


For queries, contact:

Agnes Looney
Disability Administrator
Examinations Office, Melbourn Building, CIT, Bishopstown. 
Telephone: 021 433 5049

For further information, please check out the Examinations Office webpage:


For Cork School of Music queries please email Rocky Falzon, Administrator:

For NMCI queries please email Vivion Gough, Head of Academic Studies:

Apprentices/SOLAS – please note that the deadline for applying for SOLAS exam accommodations is Friday 10th February, 2017.  Please print this Registration Form and follow the instructions on the form in order to register for exam supports.