If you have a proctored midterm and/or final exam in one or more of your Summer 2020 classes, you may need to use a technology-supported tool and/or proctor.
Depending on the class, you may have one or more of these options for technology-supported remote proctoring:
Contact your instructor for additional details specific to your course.
Important Note: Students will need a laptop and webcam to use most technology-supported remote proctoring tools and services. Chromebooks are not supported by Respondus RM, LDB, or ProctorU. Please notify your instructor if you do not have access to a webcam, and a windows or mac desktop or laptop computer.
Students will not be responsible for any fees associated with remote testing for Summer 2020 semester.
What is Respondus Lockdown Browser?
LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning management system (Blackboard). It locks down student computers to prevent cheating during exams.
LockDown Browser Requirement
Note: You won't be able to access tests with a standard web browser. If this is tried, an error message will indicate that the test requires the use of LockDown Browser. Simply start LockDown Browser and navigate back to the exam to continue.
When taking an online test, follow these guidelines:
Several resources are available if you encounter problems with LockDown Browser:
What is ProctorU?
An online exam proctoring solution that offers a secure and cost-effective alternative to test centers. ProctorU offers proctoring services that employ a wide array of technology, including fully automated Artificial Intelligence (AI), and live-proctor review.
Get help & support — 24/7:
Resources and information on how to use ProctorU: