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What are proctored exams?

Proctored exams are tests where students are monitored in some way while taking the exam. Traditionally, proctored exams are done under direct supervision of the instructor or in a testing center but we know those options are not always feasible or practical for our online students.

You have a couple of options when deciding how you would like your ULM Online exams proctored.

1. Use the virtual proctoring
 service, ProctorU.

ProctorU proctoring will cost $19.75/120 minute-exam. As a student enrolled in a ULM Online math course, you will have to incur this expense for your midterm exam and your final exam. Proctoring appointments should be made at least 72 hours in advance of your proctoring time. If you do not schedule your exam 72 hours prior to taking your exam you will be subject to late fees determined by ProctorU.

2. Schedule your own proctoring session through an approved testing center (approval and schedule are handled by Ida Gaines Wilson, gaines@ulm.edu

Should you choose option 2, an acceptable proctor is someone who meets one of the following criteria: