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Proctored Exams Information

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents requires that each eCore course contain at least one proctored experience of significance.

Exams in eCore classes work differently than exams in traditional, on-campus classes, because they require you to plan, schedule and pay (testing fees may vary) for any and all appointments at a testing center. Students and faculty should read and use the information on this site to ensure that the necessary midterms and final exams are completed successfully.

In order to measure learning outcomes in an objective, verifiable way, instructors will require students to take one or two exams at an authorized testing center, where students will be asked to present a photo ID.

All eCore midterm and final exams are administered online via GoVIEW. Any potential proctored test site must have computers with internet connection and a GoVIEW supported browser. Students are responsible for scheduling and reporting their exams by the posted deadline. Students are responsible for looking at the course syllabus during the beginning of the semester well in advance of the midterm and/or final to confirm when exams are scheduled and to then decide where to take the exam. Students are also responsible for being aware of the conditions and policies under which the exam will be proctored and administered.

A proctored experience is required for successful completion of an eCore course. In courses requiring only one proctored exam, failure to take that exam will result in a failing grade for the course regardless of average of other grades.

Exam FAQ

A proctored exam is one that is overseen by an impartial individual (called a proctor) who monitors or supervises a student while he or she is taking an exam. The proctor ensures the security and integrity of the exam process.

Check your course syllabus as soon as you can access your online course. The need to take proctored midterms or final exams and your exam dates should be contained therein.

You must navigate to your GoVIEW course in order to set up your proctored exam via SmarterProctoring. For more information see your course syllabus or the Course Resources Content module.

Fees vary for the use of a testing facility and the proctor's time to receive, monitor, and return your exam. Please be sure to determine if there is a fee, what it is, and when it must be paid. Testing centers often require prepayment, and your receipt for payment may serve as your ticket to the proctored exam session.

Contact Testing Coordinator

   Robert Carswell

   678-839-5300 or 1-855-93ECORE