UT Dallas students needing to take a proctored exam for a UTD course must submit an application to use an off-campus testing center. Additionally, current UT Dallas students enrolled in courses at another institution can apply to take those exams at the UTD Testing Center. All applications must be received at least 15 business days in advance.
1. Proctored Exam for UT Dallas Courses Taken at an Off-Campus Testing Center
Students living outside the DFW area are eligible to use an approved off-campus testing center located near them. It is the student’s responsibility to contact their testing center directly to schedule an appointment. Exams taken off-campus must be completed within the approved exam window. Exceptions must be approved by the course professor.
Verify with your professor that you have permission to test off-campus. You will need to know what dates the exam will be open and if it will be online or paper.
Locate a Testing Center
You may choose any college or university testing center near you. Sylvan Learning offers proctored testing as well. Other locations may be approved on a case-by-case basis.
Pearson VUE, Prometric Testing, public libraries, high schools, or community centers are not allowed and will not be approved.
The NCTA Proctoring Network maintains a list of select testing locations in the United States and Canada. Not all locations are listed, and you are not required to choose from these lists. Testing centers do not have to be NCTA certified.
Students testing outside the US should contact the British Council office located in their country.
Schedule Your Appointment
Contact your chosen testing center to request proctoring services and schedule an appointment. Some schools may need additional information such as exam length or online vs paper.
You are responsible for any fees charged for proctoring services.
Submit an Application
Complete the Proctor Exam Application. Applications MUST be submitted at least 15 business days in advance. Late applications are not accepted. If you are taking multiple classes, you will need to submit an application for each class.
Your testing center will receive an automatic confirmation request. Please follow up with them to ensure this step is completed.
Exam information is sent 5-7 business days prior to your appointment.
If you need to change or cancel your appointment, please contact your testing center AND email@example.com as soon as possible
2. Proctored Correspondence Exam Taken at The UT Dallas Testing Center for Another Institution's Course
Currently enrolled UT Dallas students may take another institution’s course exam(s) at the UT Dallas Testing Center, free of charge. All correspondence proctored exams must be completed within the professor's approved exam window. It is the responsibility of the student to submit exam application(s) in accordance with the UT Dallas Testing Center’s minimum 15-business day application deadline. After receiving confirmation from the UT Dallas Testing Center, you MUST Reserve Your Seat at least 48 hours prior to the exam date on the UTD Testing Center Website. All students are required to present a UT Dallas Comet ID Card to test.
Click below to complete the Correspondence Exam Application Form
For additional questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.