Duquesne University School of Law

Laptop Exams


  • 2016 Macbook Pro with Touch Bar laptops are Not Permitted for Mid-term or Final exams at this time.  Your laptop must have actual function keys F1 - F12.
  • If you know for sure you will not need to take a laptop exam, send an e-mail to powerd@duq.edu so that you will not receive unnecessary reminders.
  • MAC Users:  Please read the notice under Software Installation


Laptop Preparation and FINAL Exam Process - Spring 2017


April 11 - 16

April 17 - 21
Deadline:  Friday April 21, 4:00 p.m.

April 26
May 1 - 12
Kick-off Email and Laptop Preparation Week Practice Exam Period Final Preparations Real Exams

Approximately 3 weeks before exams.

Do Not skip these steps. ALL users must watch for dates and special instructions.

Laptop Preparation

Software Installation

1 Week long.

Two days for live support. Do Not submit blank or random text. Retype the Verification Form. Include Emergency Contact Info. Cannot miss this deadline!

Practice Exam

Check for exam files and messages from Registrar. Do Not Download files until you are in your exam seat.

Follow Registrar's, Proctor's and Instructor's guidelines.

Real Exams


New/ Replacement Laptop Considerations

  • One time loan of $1000 is available through the Financial Aid office (Alison Wojcik  412-396-4510)
  • DU Computer Store sells used laptops subject to availability for around $175
  • Check the Examsoft minimum requirements before purchasing.


Find Your Exam ID

  1. Log into DORI
  2. Go to your student role (in upper right, click Go to drop down and select Student)
  3. Click the Academics tab and browse to the School of Law Resources channel (scroll down to lower left)
  4. Select your Term and Exam and your unique exam number will be displayed.