Testing

Proctored Exam Requirements and Scheduling Directions

Mid-Course Exams

  • Submit all required lessons before taking the exam per the syllabus
  • Any required lesson(s) not submitted will receive a grade of zero
  • It is strongly recommended that lessons are graded before testing, but it is not a requirement

Final Exams

  • Submit the required lessons before taking the exam per the syllabus
  • Any required lesson(s) not submitted will receive a grade of zero
  • We require that all lessons and previous exams are graded before taking the final exam
  • The final exam must be completed on or before the course completion date

Testing Options

These testing options apply to both SEMESTER (completion within the term enrolled- fall, spring, or summer semesters) and FLEX (up to one year to complete) enrolled students.

Proctoring Exceptions: Some instructors use proctoring options different from the options listed below.  If this is the case, your instructor will provide specific proctoring instructions in your course syllabus and test instructions.  

  1. In-Person at DETL (PERFERRED METHOD)
    • Schedule your appointment in advance!
    • This service is free
    • Use RegisterBlast to request an appointment. A minimum of 48 hours advanced notice is required to make an appointment
    • Available days and times for in-person proctoring at DETL can be seen in the RegisterBlast schedule
    • Choose iStudy Semester or iStudy Flex (only for Flex students)
    • Upon verification that you are enrolled in an iStudy course, you will receive an email confirming the appointment
  1. Proctoring is available at the regional campuses in DeSoto, Tupelo, Booneville, and Grenada.
    • Schedule your appointment in advance!
    • This service is free but hours at each lab vary by location
    • You can schedule your test at a regional campus online.
  1. ProctorU (Fee-based Remote Proctoring)

Important information from DETL for all iStudy students (Flex and Semester)

Note: All remote proctoring options require a reliable internet connection and a computer or tablet with a webcam.  If you are unable to take your proctored assessments with your own equipment or just desire a quiet testing environment, you may book lab time at the Jackson Avenue Center in Oxford to use a webcam/mic-equipped laptop and high-speed internet service.

Policies

  • Without exception, a final examination is required to receive academic credit.
  • We reserve the right to require any student to come to the Oxford campus to write an examination if there is any doubt about the originality of the student’s work.