Students who are worried about bathroom breaks during online exams need not be concerned: a five-minute ‘bio-break’ is permitted.
This decision was made by dean of education Arnold Bregt and rector magnificus Arthur Mol on Thursday 30 April. The decision was communicated to all WUR-students. ‘We received many questions and concerns about whether or not bathroom visits would be allowed during online exams. In consultation with the exam committee, we have decided to allow a single five-minute break during the exams, so that students can visit the bathroom.’
Students will be allowed to leave their laptop in their rooms, and need not submit a scan of the bathroom for the exam.