Extensions and special consideration

RMIT provides a number of adjustments to assessment, including extensions and special consideration. Find the adjustment for your circumstances.

Do you know what type of adjustments to assessment you should apply for?

RMIT provides a number of "adjustments to assessment" including extensions of time for submission of assessible work, special consideration and equitable assessment arrangements. Find the right one for your circumstances.

If you have:

Type of adjustment you can apply for:

  • Unexpected short-term physical or mental ill-health
  • Other unexpected circumstances outside your control (e.g. bereavement, unexpected carer responsibility for an immediate family member, being the victim of a crime or other trauma, severe disruption of living arrangements, sudden loss of employment or income)
  • An unavoidable employment, family, cultural, religious or elite sporting commitment known in advance

Extension of time for submission of assessable work (for applications made in advance of your assessment due date), or

Special consideration (for all other circumstances and types of assessment)

  • A disability or long-term medical or mental health condition
  • Primary carer responsibility for a family member with a disability or long-term medical or mental health condition

Equitable assessment arrangement

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.