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Forsyth Library Proctoring Policies
Forsyth Library Reference
department staff is available to proctor exams for both on campus and
virtual students. We will also proctor exams for community patrons.
Tests are proctored free of charge as long as the instructor agrees to
the following terms:
must schedule the test with the reference department at least one week
in advance, at a time that is convenient for the reference staff. This
is to ensure the availability of the proctor and facilities. “Walk
ins” are accommodated if staff schedules allow.
- The exam may be proctored by any of the Reference Department professional staff.
online or BlackBoard exams, the student will be placed on a public
computer. No books, notes, etc. will be allowed if forbidden by the
- The proctor will check on the student periodically, but will not monitor him/her constantly.
contact information for the instructor is required, so that the proctor
can contact him/her quickly if problems arise.
- A Proctor form with the student’s contact information, name of the class, and contact information for the instructor is required at the time the student schedules the proctoring date.
instructor must provide written guidelines on test administration, such
as time limit, no books/notes allowed, etc., as well as instructions on
how, where, and to whom to send the completed test.
which are e-mailed to the proctor will be downloaded to a flash drive
for the student. The completed test will then be e-mailed back to the
instructor as an attachment. Staff will ensure the test is then
removed from the flash drive as soon as the professor confirms receipt
of the completed exam.