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Test Proctoring

 

Click here for the Faculty Request for DSPS Proctoring

Procedures FOR Test Proctoring:

DSPS Test Proctoring is available over zoom (for classes/timed assessments being offered remotely) and in the I4-405 Proctoring Center (for classes/timed assessments being offered on campus)

Students Who Reqeust Extended-Time or Other Testing Accommodations: 

The student will notify the Professor that they have been authorized to receive test proctoring accommodations by submitting a copy of their Authorized Academic Accommodations (AAA) form.  The authorized accommodations are listed on the AAA form.  Electronic copies are made available to the student by DSPS Counselor.

For students taking exams on campus:

  1. If an instructor would like support from DSPS to proctor an exam for an on campus class Please complete the Professor Request for DSPS Test Proctoring online form and check the box indicating an on campus exam administration.
  2. The DSPS Test Proctor will contact the student to set up a testing appointment based on the information provided on the request form.
  3. The instructor will email the DSPS Test Proctor the exam and instructions along with any access codes (if applicable). The exam may also be uploaded securely on the request form.
  4. The student will enter Test Proctoring Center at the scheduled appointment day and time, and will be provided with a copy of the San Diego Mesa College Academic Honestly Statement.
  5. When the student has completed the exam, the Test Proctor will scan and email the completed exam to the instructor (if applicable).

For students taking exams in real time over Zoom:

If an instructor would like to support from DSPS to proctor an exam.  Please complete the Professor Request for DSPS Test Proctoring and check the box indicating a Via Zoom exam administration.

  1. The DSPS Test Proctor will set up a testing appointment with the student based on the information provided on the request form. The student will be provided with a Zoom ID meeting room link with the day/time confirmed.
  2. The instructor will send the DSPS Test Proctor the exam and instructions along with any access codes (if applicable).
  3. The student will enter the DSPS Test Proctor's Zoom meeting room at the scheduled appointment day and time.
  4. The Test Proctor will ensure that the student's workspace is free of any books or notes and that the camera is set up to provide a good view of the student and their workspace. The student will be provided a copy of the San Diego Mesa College Academic Honestly Statement.
  5. At the beginning of the exam, the DSPS Test Proctor will give the student the access code for Canvas protected exams and the clock begins when the student starts reading the exam.
  6. When the student has completed the exam, they will scan and upload it directly into Canvas or send the file to the Test Proctor. The Test Proctor will send the scanned completed exam to the instructor (if applicable).

For students taking exams directly within Canvas:

The instructor extends the time (for example, double-time) directly in Canvas for the student. Here are the instructions: Steps for setting extended times within Canvas

Please contact the DSPS Test Proctor at (eescalante@sdccd.edu) directly or call DSPS at (619-431-2780) if any questions.

 

 Contact Information

Contact

  • Email: dspsproctor@sdccd.edu
  • Phone: 619-388-2780 or 619-431-780 (Google Voice)
  • TTY: 619-388-2409
  • Room: I4-405 (4th Floor of the Student Services Center)