Students and faculty should discuss how exams are coordinated early in the semester. If exams are being arranged with the MAX Center, 5 days notice is generally needed. to ensure space and proctoring needs are met.

Faculty should access testing accommodations via this link:  Faculty Testing Using the AIM System

Student testing accommodations through AIM:

Log in to AIM 

  • Once logged in, you’ll be in the Dashboard view. 
  • To schedule an exam, click Alternative Testing in the My Accommodations section in the lower-left navigation bar.
Aim Testing Front Page
Student view of AIM Page with location of Alternative Testing area in left column circled
    • Next, click on the drop-down menu to select the course, 
    • then click the Schedule an Exam button (highlighted)

Points to select class from dropdown menu
Enter your exam details:Enter exam detail quiz, final, midterm Request the type of exam:   

  • Midterm/Exam (the most common exam scheduled with MAX Center) refers to an assessment which a professor schedules for entire class period to complete.  
  • Final refers to longer, end-of-semester assessments. 
  • Quizzes refer to shorter assessments which typically take place in class. 


  • select the time and date you and instructors have agreed on for the exam.
  • Select the accommodations you have been approved for under “Services Requested”.
  • “Additional Notes” is a space to provide additional information 

Although we do our best to consider preferences, we may be unable to schedule specific rooms or completely private rooms  We will honor accommodations required over preferences.

What happens next:
  1. You will receive a confirmation email. 
  2. The faculty member will complete a testing agreement, which outlines their expectations for exam proctoring
  3. You will receive confirmation of the exam being approved. 
How do I know my exam has been scheduled?

Log back into AIM.   Go to Accommodations and then Alternative Testing. Your exams will be listed there and exam status. 

If you need to modify an exam, click “modify”.  Your faculty member and the MAX Center must be notified/approve exam modifications. 

If your exam is not listed in AIM at all, you have not completed the process and will need to request the exam again.