You may require students to be physically present at UNLV to take an exam or make other arrangements with you. This approach is best for hybrid classes in which on-campus meetings are expected by the student and classroom space has been scheduled for the course. Keep in mind that requiring students in a fully online class to be physically present for an exam is possible but creates additional challenges for you and each student.
If you offer students the option of using UNLV Testing Services, we strongly recommend that you contact their office prior to the start of the semester to ensure that they can properly accommodate your students. UNLV Testing Services will charge students an additional fee for their proctoring services.
For local students: You may want to check with your department to arrange to hold the exam in a UNLV classroom.
For non-local students: You may want to make arrangements for a proctor through National College Testing Association (NCTA) in the student's residing state. If an NCTA testing site is not available, you may allow students to coordinate with you to make arrangements for another proctor. This will be a significant amount of extra work for you as an instructor. However, if you choose to require an in-person proctored exam for online students, we recommend the following:
- Provide students with a form to fill out to ensure proctor arrangements are made prior to a test.
- Have a list of people who cannot be proctors (e.g.: family members).
- List proctor responsibilities
- List other details, such as fees, equipment requirements, and advance time to schedule a proctor.
- As the instructor you will need to vet all information about the proctor and send the exam to the proctor.
- You must notify the administrative assistant responsible for adding courses to MyUNLV about any in-person proctoring requirement so that the proctoring note is included when they input data in MyUNLV about the course.
- The proctored exam(s) must be listed in the course syllabus as "required."
- See above for other steps you must take to coordinate in-person proctoring for your class.