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Exam Day: What to Expect

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What is an Online Proctored Exam?

Monitored through webcam & screenshare
Proctor has visibility of desk and control over all tabs

Executed remotely from ProctorU headquarters

Proctor available for customer support

Wi-Fi required and needed throughout exam

Vetted through personal ID scan

Total Exam Timeline

Important Notice For MacOS Users

Due to Apple’s security features and browser set up, we recommend that you don’t take your exam on an Apple computer. If you wish to proceed and want to avoid technical issues during your exam session, watch our step-by-step tutorial below or read more through the link.


Read the Documentation

Note: There may be additional steps needed to allow ProctorU remote access, however, those can not be completed until the time of your exam. The steps above are for a successful connection before you’re with a proctor.

Exam Day: What to Expect

How it works

 Create account

 Download Chrome or Firefox

 Download ProctorU Extension: Chrome or Firefox

 Confirm Term & Exam

What to Expect

 Be in a private, well-lit room

 Clear your workspace

 Have your photo I.D. ready

X Close all third-party programs

X No non-religious head coverings

X No duplicate computer monitors

Other Requirements

A functioning microphone (sometimes web cameras have built-in microphones).

One of the following compatible web browsers (click to download):
Google Chrome (preferred)
Mozilla Firefox

The ProctorU Extension
(click to download):
Chrome Extension
Firefox Extension

Not Supported

At this time, ProctorU does not support the following; however, we are working on solutions to accommodate every platform.

  1. Google Chromebooks (supported for automated proctoring)
  2. Android tablets (Nexus 7, etc.)
  3. iOS tablets (iPad, iPad mini, etc.)
  4. Linux operating systems
  5. Microsoft Windows 10 in S mode
  6. Microsoft Surface RT

Read More About the Technical Requirements Here