Setting up an Exam

Proctorio can be added seamlessly to your courses as they exist today, and no changes to any course content are required. For step-by-step instructions on setting up an exam see below.

*Note: In the steps below all exam options with a blue background are recommended settings to use when creating your exam. 

Download a copy of How to Create an Exam and Recommended Settings (PDF).

Step 1 - Add the Secure Exam Proctor Tool

  1. From within your course in Blackboard, add the Secure Exam Proctor tool from Tools>More Tools>Secure Exam Proctor.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Adding Secure Exam Proctor Tool
    2. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Adding Secure Exam Proctor Tool
  2. Click submit to add.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Adding the Secure Exam Proctor Tool
  3. The tool has been successfully added to your course in Blackboard.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Successfully Added Secure Exam Proctor Tool
  4. Move the tool to the top of the course homepage by either dragging and dropping or manually reorder.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Move the App around Blackboard as necessary

 

Step 2 - Install the Proctorio Chrome Extension

  1. From within your course in Blackboard, click the Secure Exam Proctor link and then click the link to install the Proctorio Chrome Extension.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Adding Proctorio Chrome Extension
  2. In the next tab that opens, click the link to install the Proctorio Chrome Extension. In the pop-up window, choose add extension.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Adding the Proctorio Chrome Extension
  3. Navigate to your course once you receive the ‘Done’ message. You will also see the Proctorio help icon (gray shield) to the right of the address bar.
    1. Proctorio Gray Help Shield

 

Step 3 - Check the Remote Proctoring Box

  1. Within your exam settings in Blackboard Learn, check the remote proctoring box to use Proctorio.
    1. How to Create an Exam in Proctorio Remote Proctoring Box

 

Step 4 - Choose your Exam Options

*Note: If you need additional help with each selection hover over the button and click on the blue question mark for more information. 

Recording Options

Recording Options Proctored Testing Faculty Handout

Lockdown Options

Lockdown Options Proctored Testing Faculty Handout

Verification Options

Verification Options Proctored Testing Faculty Handout

In Quiz Tools

In Quiz Tools Proctored Testing Faculty Handout