Find your testing center
The course syllabus will have exam dates and procedures. The exam instructions will be sent to testing centers via email, or uploaded to an online proctor service, i.e., ProctorU, if available. Students will also receive a courtesy email to their OKSTATE.EDU email address with exam dates.
Only certified testing centers are permitted to administer exams. Students are responsible for arranging a testing center or online testing service to oversee the exam process. Students enrolled in a course(s) requiring proctored exams, must have a proctor on file for each course each semester. Proctors must be able to monitor the student throughout the entire exam. The proctor information must be submitted one week prior to the start of the course and approved by the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence office in the Spears School of Business.
Libraries are prohibited from proctoring exams.
Students are not allowed to handle the exam after completion under any circumstances. Proctored exams are not to be removed from the testing center at any time.
Find a testing location
The Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence will email exams and instructions to the testing center on file, four days prior to the start of the exam or as soon as the exam is made available by the professor. Students can view when an exam has been sent to the proctor by checking the exam calendar. Students will be notified by email when each exam has been sent to their proctor. This process may be delayed if a proctor has not been selected/approved within the first week of class.
Students should plan to take exams within the time allowed per the instructions of the instructor.
Students are responsible for testing fees and test-taking supplies.
If a student is taking a paper-based exam, after completed, the proctor will send the exam to the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence.
How to select a proctor
Each semester the student will need to update for each Spears Business course(s) a proctor to be used with the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence one week prior to the start of the course.
Students may use one of the Spears Business pre-approved proctors or submit a new Proctor Agreement Form.
If a student is using a pre-approved proctor, once selected, will be saved to the student’s file for use for the current semester.
If a student is selecting a new proctor, after a “New Proctor Agreement Form” has been submitted, an email is sent to the testing center requesting proctor service. If the testing center agrees, the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence will be notified. The student will then receive an email notification upon final approval from the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence.
Due to the limited availability of certified testing facilities, paper-based exams are prohibited to be administered to students located internationally. Military students deployed internationally may use a testing center located on the base. Students should verify the exam method in a course prior to enrolling if international travel is required. Students located internationally during the exam period(s) for an online administered exam are required to use ProctorU, an online testing service.
Students may contact the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence before enrolling to determine if the course will require proctored paper exams.
Students needing to change their proctor during the semester must do so no later than 4 days prior to the exam start date. This will ensure the exam reaches the proctor within the testing window. If the proctor is changed less than 5 days prior to the exam start date, contact the Michael and Anne Greenwood Center for Online Excellence.
- Non-Proctored Exams
For non-proctored exams, students will review their syllabus and Canvas for exam instructions.
- Academic Integrity
Spears School of Business as well as OSU are committed to teaching and upholding integrity as a core value. Academic integrity ensures fairness for students as well as the preservation of our reputation. We ask that students respect OSU’s commitment to academic integrity and uphold the values of honesty and responsibility that preserve our academic community.
Oklahoma State University Academic Integrity policy.