Step 1: Request a proctored exam
Before the semester begins, contact us at 864-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org with information about your exam, such as your desired testing date(s), the number of students in your course, and the time limit for the exam. We will use this information to make room reservations and create an exam information page in your Blackboard course for student reference. Instructions for requesting off-site exams will be included on the exam information page.
Step 2: Provide exam materials
At least 3 weeks before the exam date, provide us with a master of your exam(s) and enough Scantrons for your class (if applicable). We can monitor your course enrollment and print the necessary number of exams, or you can provide enough hard copies for the entire class. Please include applicable instructions for the exam: study aids allowed (textbook, calculator, notes, etc.), maximum time limit for the exam, bluebook requirements, ink pen or pencil preference.
Step 3: CODL will administer the exam
CODL will administer the exam on the scheduled test date(s) and coordinate with offsite proctors if applicable. All proctors (CODL and offsite) will check photo identification for each student and verify the students take the exam according to your written instructions. Proctors will monitor the students throughout the examination and collect all exam pages and any scratch paper at the conclusion of the exam period. Exams will be returned to you for grading.
Step 1: Confirm exam dates
Early in the semester check the EXAMS tab in your Blackboard course to confirm testing dates and locations. If multiple testing options are given, do not wait until the last testing date and time offered because seating is limited. If your online course exam schedule conflicts with another course exam, contact your instructor and CODL (email@example.com) immediately.
Step 2: Take the test
You should arrive 10 to 15 minutes early for your desired testing session. Be ready to show a photo ID when you come for an exam. Bring all necessary materials for your exam (pen, pencil, calculator, bluebook, etc.). Necessary materials will be listed in your Blackboard course under the EXAMS tab or in the course syllabus. When you complete the exam, we will send it to your instructor for grading.