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Take a proctored exam

If you are taking a class from a remote institution you may need to take a proctored exam. This library offers a proctoring service to the public.

To meet the needs of individuals and institutions of higher learning, the Hampton Public Library agrees to cooperate with area residents and institutions to support lifelong learning goals by offering proctoring services.  This service is based on the availability of personnel, facilities, and technology to do so.

I.     The student will ask the Library Director or another Library Assistant to proctor the exam and arrange for the exam and instructions to be sent to the library at least one week before the taking of the exam.

II.    The student is responsible for ensuring that the computer resources in the Library are adequate for the test taking requirements.

III.   The student will provide a valid Driver's License or a photo ID for verification of identity and will arrive prepared with the necessary or required supplies to take the exam.

IV.    The student is responsible for return postage and envelope for any exam which does not include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  The finished exam will be handled with other Library mail, or will be faxed, or scanned and emailed as requested.

V.     The student is responsible for ensuring fulfillment of all requirements of the examining entity.  The Library will not be held responsible if a conflict occurs between the student, the examining entity, or library staff proctoring the test.

VI.    The student is responsible for contacting the examining entity if there is any issue with taking the test, such as a power failure, unexpected library closure, etc.

VII.   The Library Director or her designee will proctor exams.

VIII.  Proctoring at the Library will include issuing the exam, being aware the student is taking the exam, periodically observing the student, signing the proctor form, and mailing the completed exam.

IX.    The Library does not have a private place for students to take exams.  Test proctoring should occur in the room on the top floor in the southwest corner of the building at the first table.  This is the only suitable place for proper observation of the student.

X.      The Library Director or designee will not sign the name of another librarian on the proctoring form or the exam.  Library staff will not sign any statement  required by the educational institution inconsistent with our policy or with how the test was administered.

XI.     Library staff cannot make any changes to our public computer settings.  The Library does not allow the installation of any special software that may be needed to complete the exam on a Library computer.  The Library is not responsible if the web site or email is not working.

XII.     The Library Director or designee may refuse to proctor any exam too burdensome or exacting in its demands.

XIII.   The Library is not responsible for exams that have gotten lost in the postal system.

XIV.    The Library does not keep copies of completed exams.