Exam Proctoring

A proctored exam is a test taken under supervision. If you're a student in a distance learning course, your school or institution may require a proctor to monitor you when taking exams. 

Exam proctoring is available at the Beavercreek, Fairborn, and Xenia libraries for students in accredited degree or certificate granting programs.

Read the policies below to check whether the library's service limitations for proctoring fit the needs of your exam.

You must schedule exam proctoring in advance. Please make an appointment with a proctor and reserve a library meeting or study room.

Requirements & Limitations

The student will:
  • Verify the testing institution accepts all library proctoring policies
  • Schedule an appointment and reserve a library meeting or study room
  • Call to make sure the library has received the exam
  • Allow enough time before the deadline to complete and return the exam
  • Bring appropriate photo ID to the library on the scheduled exam day
  • Come prepared with the necessary supplies to take the examination
  • Provide postage and mailing supplies if not provided by the school
  • Pay for any supplies or expenses required (printouts, copies, long distance calls, etc.)
  • Call the library during inclement weather to verify appointment availability
The library can:
  • Proctor exams for individual students who have made appointments in advance
  • Serve as delivery and return point for mailed, emailed, or faxed exams
  • Proctor online exams via web-based applications
  • Certify that the student has taken an exam according to instructions
  • Return the completed exam via any prepaid method
  • Hold copies of paper exams for 30 days
The library cannot:
  • Accommodate requests for walk-in or unscheduled proctoring
  • Provide a staff member to continuously monitor the exam
  • Verify the correct exam materials have been received by the library
  • Clarify procedural questions or instructions on behalf of the school or instructor
  • Grade exams
  • Guarantee completed exams will be received by a specific deadline
  • Download or install software on library computers for test proctoring

Cost

You'll have to pay any costs required to administer and return the exam, such as printing charges for an exam sent to the library by email.

There is no fee for the proctoring service, but we’ll be happy to accept donations on behalf of the Greene County Public Library Foundation.

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