Exam proctoring at WSU Tri-Cities is offered in the library inside the Consolidated Information Center (CIC) at 2770 Crimson Way, Richland.
The proctoring schedule has been developed with current data available and is subject to change. During inclement weather, any closures or delays will be posted on www.tricity.wsu.edu. Also, please check this website AND the proctoring calendar on the day you plan to take the exam to ensure services are available.
- 2013 Exam Proctoring Calendar
Effective August 19, 2013, Thursday proctoring hours will be changed to 2 to 7 p.m.
- Proctoring Request Form for WSU Tri-Cities instructors
- Proctoring FAQs
Appointments are not required or scheduled except for urgent needs proctoring.
Urgent Needs Proctoring
Proctoring outside of the normal schedule will be considered on a case-by-case basis for extenuating circumstances. Send written request two (2) days in advance to the exam proctor explaining your situation.
The fee for proctoring exams for courses delivered outside WSU Tri-Cities is $15 per exam. This fee does not apply to WSU Tri-Cities on-campus students and Disability Services Students. The nonrefundable fee must be paid prior to taking the exam. Please pay at the cashier’s window, East Building, Room 254 (between the Auditorium and the Commons). Proof of payment must be provided to the exam proctor at the time of exam. Multiple exams can be paid for at the same time. However, please request a separate receipt for each exam. Please note that cashiering and proctoring hours are not the same. The cashier (509-372-7498) hours can be viewed at www.tricity.wsu.edu/studentaccounts.
Be prepared to show picture ID. Personal items (i.e., purses, backpacks, hats, cell phones, notebooks, and electronic devices) are not allowed in the testing area unless otherwise specified. Once you start the exam, you will not be able to leave the testing area for any reason. Please take care of personal needs prior to starting the exam. Leaving the testing area during the exam will result in a completed exam. Be sure to allow yourself enough time to complete your exam within the scheduled proctoring hours. Regular proctoring hours cannot be extended for the completion of an exam.
WSU Tri-Cities On-Campus Students and Instructors
Exam proctoring for Richland on-campus courses will be on an exception basis for extenuating circumstances and will be kept at a minimum. This rule does not apply to Disability Services Students.
STUDENTS: Pre-approval from Academic Affairs is required and must be requested in writing by your instructor. Please coordinate through your instructor or the applicable program coordinator. The exam fee does not apply to Richland on-campus students. Please refer to 2013 exam proctoring calendar for service availability. You may want to contact the exam proctor prior to taking the exam to ensure your exam has been received.
INSTRUCTORS: You must request proctoring approval in advance from Academic Affairs and explain the need for a proctored exam. This action is not required for Disability Services Students. Upon approval, please complete the proctoring request form and submit to the exam proctor along with the exam. Please remind students to check the proctoring schedule for service availability.
Disability Services Students
The exam proctoring fee does not apply to Disability Services Students. Exam proctoring is not done by appointment. Any questions regarding disability services should be addressed with the Disability Services Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509-372-7352 or 1-800-833-6388. Exam proctoring questions should be addressed with the exam proctor.
STUDENTS: Students are expected to take and complete exams, even when additional time is allowed, during the approved proctoring schedule. Please plan your arrival time accordingly. Remind your instructor to submit the exam and the proctoring request form twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the exam due date. You may want to contact the exam proctor prior to taking the exam to ensure your exam has been received.
INSTRUCTORS: Please complete and forward the proctoring request form along with the exam to the exam proctor twenty four (24) hours in advance of the exam due date. Your student will be expected to adhere to the established proctoring hours as posted on the proctoring schedule. Please remind the student to check the proctoring schedule in advance for service availability.
WSU Online Students
WSU Online exams are either paper-based or computer-based and are administered in Angel Learning System. Exams can be taken in three different ways: 1) Proctor U, 2) online exam, supervised by an exam proctor, and 3) paper-based, also supervised by an exam proctor.
Request your exam through WSU Online. You will be required to complete a proctor nomination form provided in Zzusis. After completion and submittal, your exam will be delivered to the exam proctor. You must submit a separate request form for each exam. Multiple exams can be requested and paid for at the same time. However, please request a separate receipt for each exam.
To request an exam and find the proctor nomination form, please follow the steps below. Note: The proctor nomination form provided in Zzusis should not be confused with the request form for WSU Tri-Cities instructors. These are two different forms with different requirements.
Log in to Zzusis at http://zzusis.wsu.edu
- In the center column, scroll down to the pagelet called Proctored Exams.
- If you cannot find Proctored Exams, select Online Students at the top of the page next to Main Menu.
- Choose the appropriate exam you would like to request.
- Choose Nominate a New Proctor and complete the form. For the exam proctor’s name and address go to the Proctoring FAQs.
- Please include your proposed exam date.
You may have to Refresh the main Zzusis screen and/or Proctored Exams pagelet if you experience any problems. After submitting your request, you will receive a confirmation message: “Your request has been received by WSU Online successfully”.
Please allow two (2) weeks for requested exams to be processed and delivered to the exam proctor. Passwords and paper-based exams will be delivered to the proctor within this timeframe. You may want to contact the exam proctor prior to taking the exam to ensure your exam has been received.
If you still have questions after reviewing the proctoring process, please contact WSU Online at http://online.wsu.edu or call 1-800-222-4978.
Ask your school or instructor to send the exam and proctoring instructions to email@example.com or WSU Tri-Cities, attn: Mona T. Ramos, Exam Proctor, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland, WA 99354-1671. The phone number is 509-372-7191 and Fax is 509-372-7173. You may want to contact the exam proctor in advance to ensure your exam has been received.
If your school requires a hard copy of the completed exam, you will need to provide the exam proctor with a stamped, addressed envelope.