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The International Centre is now open, and our hours of operation for Humber North, Humber Lakeshore and the Humber International Graduate School are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Our phone lines are also operational.

While you can come to the International Centre for advice and help, students will not be able to book individual 1-1 appointments in person for now. We will let you know when this option is available once we have a confirmed date. If you need to speak with someone from the admissions or student advising team, you can request a virtual appointment through the Contact form

The Return to Campus microsite provides important information, health and safety measures, and resources for individuals coming to campus.

Students can find a complete list of programs with downloads including program and course details at Current Student Resources

Planning to begin your studies at Humber? Here's what you need to know about study permits, refunds, and post-graduation work permits. Current approximate application processing time is approximately six weeks.

If you have any questions please get in touch by using this Contact Form. Please check Humber Updates for the most up-to-date information. Please also check Humber College’s and Humber Global’s social media accounts.

Humber College's COVID-19 Readiness Plan Approved

EVALUATION METHODS

Types of Tests

At Humber students are tested in many ways, including quizzes, mid-terms and final exams. The instructor's evaluation methods will be indicated on the syllabus or course outline.


Mid-terms and Final Exams

A mid-term test takes place during the middle of the semester, but this is not always the case. The word "mid-term" is another way to describe a major test, so it is common for an instructor to schedule two or more mid-terms plus a final exam as the evaluation process for the entire course.

A final exam takes place at the end of the semester and can either be a cumulative exam where course content from the whole semester will be included or it can be non-cumulative where the exam will only cover material since the last test.

Quizzes and Pop Quizzes

Quizzes are made up of a few short questions that cover subject matter that was newly taught. Quizzes can either be scheduled or they can be a pop quiz which the instructor hands out without warning. When quizzes are part of the evaluation breakdown it means students have an extra opportunity to do well because the midterm, final, and other assignments are of lesser value when calculating the final grade.

Click on the type of question link to read a full description.

Types of Assignments