ProctorU Information

ProctorU is a service to help students take proctored exams online at a location of your preference. Students will connect to a live proctor over the internet. The proctor will then be able to see who the student is, what they are doing on their screen, and can verify that they are the right person for the exam. ProctorU service is available 20 hours a day.

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How Does ProctorU Work?

Watch the Youtube video.

Technical Requirements

To be successfully proctored by ProctorU, you will need a computer that meets the following requirements:

A computer with at least 256 MB of RAM, computer speakers, and the following configurations:

Microsoft Windows
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Browsers: Internet Explorer 6, 7 or Firefox 1.5, 2.0
Java Versions: 1.4, 1.5 (5.0) and 1.6 (6.0)
Internet Connection (128 Kbps or higher recommended)

Apple Mcintosh
Operating Systems: OS X 10.4, 10.5
Firefox 1.5, 2.0
Java Versions 1.4, 1.5 (5.0), 1.6 (6.0)
Internet Connection (128 Kbps or higher recommended)

In addition you will need:

  • A web cam with 640x480 video pixel resolution
  • Headphones or working speakers connected to the computer
  • A microphone connected to the computer (we recommend having a web cam that has a built in microphone)
  • A reliable high speed internet connection (minimum 768 Kbps/128 Kbps)
  • A web browser with Adobe Flash Player installed. (Flash Player 10 recommended)
  • Authority to allow remote access to your computer and screen by one of our proctors

Testing Environment

A ProctorU exam location must be free from distraction. The integrity of the exam is compromised if the student is interrupted at any time during the exam.

Cost Per Exam

Students are assessed fees at the following rates:
$17.50 – 1-hour long exam
$22.50 – 2-hour long exam
$31.25 – 3-hour long exam
$40.00 – 4-hour long exam

Additional fees apply to students who will take an exam in less than 72 hours of scheduling time:
$5.00 – late fee (exams scheduled within 72 hours)
$8.75 – take it now fee (exams scheduled within 1 hour)

Payment may be made with a credit card at scheduling time.

How to Schedule

Follow this link to schedule an exam with ProctorU. Students should make an appointment with ProctorU at least three days in advance. Appointments can be made inside the three days period but the student will be assessed a $5 late registration fee. Late registrations are subject to availability. On demand appointments (taking exam within 15, 30, or 45 minutes of making appointment) will incur $8.75 fee in lieu of the regular $5 late fee.