The proctoring of examinations is a service offered by the North Brunswick Public Library. The library will offer proctoring services based on the availability of personnel, facilities and technology. For a full list of elegibility and fees please see the policy below or by clicking here.

  • To arrange to have an exam proctored, the student will fill out and submit the online application by clicking here.


ELIGIBILITY

This service is available to students who are registered card holders in good standing with the North Brunswick Library and to residents of surrounding towns.


FEES

  • North Brunswick residents - $5.00 per hour for each exam

  • Non-residents - $10.00 per hour for each exam

  • The Library will offer a private room with a librarian present for the length of the exam at $25.00 per hour and at a maximum of $50.00. This service is available to both residents and non-residents.

  • The fees are based on the scheduled amount of time for the exam, not the amount of time taken by the student.

  • The fee includes computer use, faxing, printing, and scanning.

  • Payment is by cash only, due at the scheduled time of the exam.


GUIDELINES

  • To arrange to have an exam proctored, the student will fill out and submit the online application. (clickable here) A librarian will contact the student to make an appointment to meet and fill out the necessary paperwork required by the student’s school. The student has to complete any preliminary paperwork at least one week before the date of the exam.

  • Students who show up for proctoring without appointments will not be considered.

  • Photo identification must be presented at the time that the exam is taken and must match the name on the exam materials.

  • Exams will be proctored during regular library hours.

  • Exams must be completed at least 30 minutes before the library closes.

  • The student is responsible for providing supplies, such as pencils, paper, etc., which are not provided by the educational institution.

  • Proctors may not be able to monitor a student continuously during an exam, but will check on him/her periodically. The library cannot guarantee that a quiet study room will be provided.

  • Proctors will enforce any time limits that are placed on the exam, as well as any other rules set forth in the examination materials. Any perceived violation of exam rules will be reported to the educational institution.

  • All exams should be either mailed to the North Brunswick Public Library, Attn: Exam Proctor, 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick NJ 08902 or emailed to proctor@northbrunswicklibrary.org.

  • It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the exam has arrived in time. Librarians cannot proctor exams that students bring in themselves.

  • Any exams not taken as scheduled will be held for two weeks and then returned to the school.

  • The Library will keep answer sheets on file for two weeks after the exam has been taken. It will then be shredded.

  • Completed exams will be returned to the testing institution via the method they request.

  • The school or the student is responsible for providing a properly addressed envelope with sufficient postage for returning the exam by mail. Exams will be handled the same as all other Library mail. The Library will not make special trips to the post office or arrange for pickup

  • The Library cannot assume responsibility for completed exams that are not received by the educational institution.

  • No student will be allowed to keep copies of the exam or answers nor will he/she be allowed to return the exam themselves.

  • The Library will make every attempt to meet the needs of the student, but proctoring may be cancelled due to computer malfunction, severe staffing shortages, or if the Library is closed due to inclement weather or other emergencies.


STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Students must complete all preliminary paperwork at least one week before the date of the exam.

  • Students will be required to present a valid picture ID at the time of the exam.

  • Students taking exams are responsible for ensuring that all necessary exam materials and documentation reach the library prior to the exam date.

  • Students are responsible for ensuring that the library’s proctoring policy meets the guidelines set by the institution administering the test.

  • Students must ensure that the library’s computing resources are adequate for the examination’s test taking requirements. The library cannot be responsible for internet connections or software errors.

  • Students should be aware of the library’s hours so that they arrive in time and use their full allotment of time for the exam. Rescheduling of exams for students who do not show up will be at the convenience of the library.

  • Completed exams will be returned to the testing institution via the method they request. No student will be allowed to keep copies of the exam or answers nor will he/she be allowed to return the test themselves.

 

Please Note: You will be notified either by email or phone if we can accommodate your request. Do not have your institution contact us until we have confirmed a date for you.

Approved by the Library Board of Trustees November 16, 2016

Revised January 18, 2017

Revised March 20, 2019

 


Proctoring Request

Name *
Name
If applicable.
Do You Have a North Brunswick Library Card *
If known
Please provide at least 3 dates and times.
Will Your Test Be Emailed to Us? *
Will Your Test Taken on Your Computer? *
I Have Read NBPL's Proctoring Guidelines and Agree to the Guidelines. *
Please check both boxes below.