Proctors ensure the reliability of test results by validating
the identity of the test taker, monitoring the testing conditions and
ensuring the security of the test itself.
A student in a remote location who cannot travel to an outreach
center can arrange to take tests by requesting a qualified individual
(see list below) to monitor, or proctor, his or her exam.
Students are not allowed to use personal computers or laptops for
If a qualified individual agrees to proctor a student’s exam,
the student or the proctor can submit the online proctor request form. Distance Learning evaluates the form and, if approved, sends
the appropriate testing materials to the proctor.
Proctor arrangements should be made
by the student at least
one week in advance of
the testing dates. Distance Learning appreciates the
support offered by proctors.
note: Even if previously approved, proctors must file a new
form for each test. To access the online form click