EFSC Proctored Exam Information
A proctored exam is a test administered by an authorized individual known as a proctor who supervises the student while he or she is taking the test. The proctor’s function is to ensure the integrity and security of the exam in a secure testing environment. Eastern Florida Online courses may have proctored exam requirements as determined by the instructor. Please review the course syllabus for details.
In-person academic proctored exams for EFSC classes at an EFSC Assessment Center are only available if an instructor arranges an exception based on accommodations for students with disabilities. Review the "SAIL Students" tab below for more details on test scheduling for qualifying students. Students from outside institutions may schedule an in-person proctored exam for a fee on a space-available basis following the process in the "Non-EFSC Students" tab.
EFSC has approved the third-party service ProctorU to offer online proctored testing and also licensed Honorlock, a third-party proctoring tool that instructors can connect to exams. For more information about these online tools, including associated ProctorU fees, please refer to the "ProctorU" and "Honorlock" tabs in the box at the bottom of the page. EFSC is offering limited access to select campus Computer Lab locations if an EFSC student needs to use a computer, with a camera and the other technical requirements to take an online proctored exam that you have scheduled for an EFSC class. See the "Computer Access" tab below for more details for EFSC students only.
EFSC Assessment Centers are only offering in-person EFSC academic testing, including proctored exams, for students with SAIL accommodations approved through EFSC's Student Access for Approved Learning (SAIL) office.
Instructor Information: EFSC instructors should receive an email with information about how to enroll in RegisterBlast, EFSC's test scheduling system. Instructors who have not received the email may contact Kathryn Morgan, Assessment Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 321-433-5938. After creating an account, instructors may create a test request detailing their test guidelines. Testing and Assessment Services will process and approve test requests within three work days so plan accordingly.
Student Information: Once an instructor's test request is approved, a student's exam will become available for scheduling in the EFSC RegisterBlast online system. Students should work closely with their instructor to determine the Campus where they wish to take the exam, and then use the RegisterBlast scheduling link for that Campus. Students must register, reschedule, or cancel their appointments more than 48 hours in advance to ensure that a Testing and Assessment services proctor can be available. If it is less than two days before the appointment, only an instructor can contact the department about making changes to a course's scheduled appointment. Students will be supplied detailed information via email about the in-person testing process and what items are allowed in the test location.
Test Center Locations for SAIL Student In-Person Exams
- Cocoa Campus Assessment Center (CCAC): Building 1, Rooms 116-120, 321-433-7694
- Melbourne Campus Assessment Center (MCAC): Building 10, Room 218, 321-433-5879
- Palm Bay Assessment Center (PBCAC): Building 2, Room 235, 321-433-5229
- Titusville Campus Assessment Center (TCAC): Building 1, Room 115, 321-433-7502
For EFSC students who lack the equipment needed to take an online proctored exam:
While online proctored exams taken on an EFSC student's own device are available and most convenient, limited on-campus access for an EFSC student to take an online proctored exam is available. Students can use computers set up for secure proctoring in the Campus Computer Lab locations listed below. In most cases, access at the days and times listed is on a first-come, first-serve basis so please plan accordingly when relying on an on-campus computer for an online proctored exam. Only the Melbourne location requires an appointment for access to the lab.
Cocoa Campus: First-Come, First Serve Access
Building 5, Rm. 134 (Two computers: #13 & #17)
Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 8 PM
Building 12 (Library), Rm. 218 (One Computer)
Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Melbourne Campus: Appointments Required for Access
Building 2, Rm. 123 (Library Quiet Room Three Computers: #1, #3 & #9)
Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 5 PM (last test start scheduled no later than 4 PM)
Contact Claude El Khouri to make a Melbourne appointment:
Palm Bay Campus: First-Come, First-Serve Access
Building 2 (Library), Rm. 232 A (1 computer)
Building 2 (Library), Rm. 232 B (1 computer)
Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Titusville Campus: First-Come, First-Serve Access
Building 1, Rm. 141 (Two computers: #9 & #13)
Monday - Thursday, 10 AM - 3 PM
EFSC has approved ProctorU proctoring services as an option for local EFSC and out of area EFSC students to take proctored exams. ProctorU is a third-party proctoring service that allows you to take proctored exams online from anywhere using a webcam and a high-speed Internet connection. Please check the Requirements section at the ProctorU Test Takers Website for more on the site's technical requirements.
ProctorU is a third-party proctoring service that allows you to take proctored exams online from anywhere using a webcam and a high-speed Internet connection. Testing with ProctorU has a fee structure based on the exam length and type of proctoring service being used.
- ProctorU Live+: For an exam of 60 minutes or less, the fee is $16.50. Fees for longer exams are $20 for 61-120 minutes, $25 for 121-180 minutes, and $25 for 181 minutes or more.
- ProctorU Review+: $10
- ProctorU Record+: $6
For additional information visit the ProctorU website for test takers.
- Go to the ProctorU website, view the "10 Tips to Get Started video" in the What to Expect section, and follow on-screen instructions to create a ProctorU account.
- Verify instructor has posted exam information to ProctorU website.
- Access the ProctorU website to schedule your appointment to take proctored exam and pay applicable fees.
- Go to ProctorU website to create a ProctorU account to schedule a testing appointment after your instructor notifies you the exam is available in ProctorU
- Communicate any special accommodations to your instructor before your testing appointment
- Check your course information to be aware of your instructor’s testing allowances for testing aids such as notes, textbook, or calculator before your testing appointment
- Use the Test your equipment option at ProctorU website to make sure your computer meets ProctorU technical requirements before your testing appointment
- Be aware ProctorU requires the same proper identification as the EFSC testing center
- Pay any associated ProctorU proctoring fees, as applicable
Honorlock proctoring tool
EFSC has licensed Honorlock as an option for local EFSC students and out-of-area EFSC students to take proctored exams. Honorlock is a third-party proctoring tool that instructors can connect to exams. Students need to use the Google Chrome browser and install the Honorlock extension before being able to take a test connected to the service. Students will need a webcam. This service is not available on mobile devices.
Video: How to use Honorlock with third-party exams (exam is located on a site outside of Canvas)
View the Honorlock page in the Canvas Student Resources course (help icon in Canvas) for more information.
Click the chat icon on the Honorlock page in a course to find 24/7 support. You can also visit the Honorlock Support website to find additional help resources. Honorlock provides a searchable knowledge base with access to answers for most common issues.
Anyone who needs to take a non-EFSC proctored exam can schedule the test on a space-available basis at the Cocoa, Melbourne or Palm Bay Assessment Centers.
There is a $35 per sitting EFSC proctoring fee paid during the registration process, plus a small service fee charged by the online registration system.
Visit the External Testing Services information page for more details, including how to verify your institution will approve an EFSC Assessment Center as the proctored location for your exam and how to schedule it.
EFSC students living outside Brevard County who want to arrange an in-person proctor near their location must submit the Instructor Test Requests & Registration form, accessed through the myEFSC Student Services Portal in the Student Applications area, to notify and gain instructor approval to use another college/university testing center, or public library proctoring services.
More details about outside, in-person proctoring services
We recommend that you locate a proctor at a university, college or public library. Proctors should have a business title, business e-mail address and a professional contact number. No personal e-mail address will be accepted. Students are responsible for any fees charged to them by outside proctors.
• Log in to myEFSC and complete the "Instructor Test Requests & Registration" form in the EFSC Student
Applications area of the portal at least 14 days before your exam.
• Send an email to your instructor to confirm receipt of your Test Requests & Registration form.
• The instructor will approve or disapprove the proctor.
• An email will be sent to your EFSC Titan email account to notify you of proctor approval or disapproval. Check your EFSC Titan email account in 3 to 5 days for a notification email regarding your request.
• If an instructor approves a proctor, the proctor will receive an e-mail so that the proctor can acknowledge and agree to the terms and regulations for proctoring exams. You should confirm with the proctor at least 24 hours before going to your testing appointment that the instructor’s information has been received. If the testing information has not been received by the proctor, contact the instructor via email for assistance.
• If an instructor disapproves a proctor, you must discuss the disapproval with the instructor and submit another proctor request.
Students should submit the Test Requests & Registration form in a timely manner to facilitate processing of requests by instructors and outside EFSC proctoring services.