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Proctored Exams are designed to test a student’s overall knowledge of your program’s learning objectives and are administered at predetermined points during a student’s program.
Exams are graded as either “Successful” or “Unsuccessful” and will not impact the student’s cumulative GPA. Students who are awarded an “Unsuccessful” grade for a Proctored Exam may retake the exam four additional times. Students may appeal for additional attempts at their exams if necessary.
Students will be prompted to register for their Proctored Exam on their Student Portal. Additionally, the Aspen University Testing Office (a branch of the Office of the Registrar) will notify students when they are eligible to take their Proctored Exam. If you have registered for your exam and did not receive this email within one business day, please contact the Testing Office at testing@aspen.edu.

Remote Testing

Aspen University is proud to partner with ProctorTrack to offer remote Proctored Exams to benefit students with increased ease and flexibility.

ProctorTrack is an online proctoring service that allows you to securely take your exam from home, rather than going to a physical testing location. You can find out more about ProctorTrack here: https://www.proctortrack.com/students/how-it-works-students/


Where and When Can I Take My Exam?
Once you have enrolled in your exam, you will have access to your proctored exam via D2L (Aspen University Classroom). You can enter the D2L (Aspen University Classroom) course at any time to view test taking tips, study guides, exam instructions, etc. When you’re ready to take your exam, you’ll do so through the quizzes section of D2L (Aspen University Classroom). You can take your exam in any private, quiet area of your home. You do not need to schedule an appointment and can take your exam at any time that is convenient for you.

How Long Do I Have to Complete My Test?
You will be placed into your D2L (Aspen University Classroom) exam course and notified of that placement within 1-2 business days of registering for your exam. You will have 30 days from the date you were put in your course to complete your exam. You can have up to two attempts at the exam within that 30-day period, so make sure you don’t wait until the last minute.

During My Exam

What Do I Need to Bring with Me to the Test?
You will need a copy of your government issued photo ID for the verification portion of the exam. You are allowed to use your textbooks during the exam. The use of other notes is not allowed. The use of other websites or web applications (including Google and Grammarly) are not allowed.

Can I Take Breaks During My Exam?
Yes, short breaks are allowed during your exam. However, each exam is timed and your breaks will count toward your overall time in the exam. Please pay attention to the particular time allotted for your individual exam.

Can I Receive Accommodations for My Exam?
Yes. You can contact disabiltyservices@aspen.edu to discuss any testing accommodations you might need.

Technical Requirements and Support

What are the Technological Requirements for the Exam?
You will need a computer, internet connection, and a webcam for your exam. ProctorTrack will run a systems check on your computer before beginning the exam. Full tech requirements can be found here: https://www.proctortrack.com/tech-requirements/
What if I Don’t Have a Webcam?
Webcams are required technology for enrolling at Aspen University as they are also used in many courses. If you do not have a webcam and are unable to get one, you can contact testing@aspen.edu to discuss alternate options for you.

What if I have Technical Difficulties During the Exam?
ProctorTrack has 24/7 customer support via phone, email, and live chat. You can contact ProctorTrack for help here: https://www.proctortrack.com/support/

Students accepted prior to February 2020 may have proctored exams offered in a different format. If you have questions about the format of your exam, please contact testing@aspen.edu.