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Proctoring Services

The Testing Center proctors paper-based and computer-based exams in adherence to the proctoring requirements of the sending institution.

The External Institution will:

  1. Send the exam and supporting material via mail or email:
    • Postage mail (Return Postage required by institution or student):
      Texas A&M University-Texarkana
      Testing Center, UC325
      7101 University Avenue
      Texarkana, Texas 75503
  2. Thorough instructions for proctoring the exam MUST be provided by completing the Proctoring Exam Admission Form. Specific information must include but is not limited to: date(s) and time allotted for testing; whether or not book(s), notes, calculator, formula sheet, and/or scratch paper are allowed for testing.  Please include a name and phone number to contact with any questions.
  3. Provide specific rules for the proctor, including instructions if cheating is suspected (e.g., confiscate the exam) and the handling of exams that are not taken.
  4. Provide a return mailing address for mailing back the completed exam(s) and/or related material(s). If the results are to be faxed, please provide a valid fax number and point of contact.

Fees

Student/Non-student (College/University):
  • $10.00 – A&M-Texarkana Student (student ID required)
  • $15.00 – Non-Student
Certification (Organization/Business):
  • $25.00 up to 2 hours
  • $10.00 each additional hour
Fees can be paid online via Pay Online and clicking appropriate icon, Cash, Check or Money Order payable to A&M-Texarkana or TAMUT.
Fee(s) nonrefundable and a $5.00 fee will be assessed upon your 2nd reschedule request.

The Testing Center will:

  1. Receive exams for students and sign the appropriate paperwork. However, it is the student's responsibility to verify the testing center received the exam.
  2. Advise the student aware of any specific exam guidelines (e.g., no notes or no open books, etc.) and administer the exam.
  3. Return the completed exam provided by the institution in the method designated by the external institution.
  4. Destroy exams not completed by the stated deadline, unless requested to handle otherwise.
  5. Will not answer questions pertaining to the exam content or grade the exam.

 The Student should:

  1. Call the testing center to verify receipt of the exam.
  2. If circumstances prevent you from keeping your appointment, please contact the Testing Center to reschedule within 24-hours.
  3. Allow sufficient time to take the exam when setting an appointment. Tests will be scheduled allowing enough time for completion prior to the test center's scheduled closing time.  Seating must occur 1 hour prior to closing or time allowance indicated. Due to limited seating, requests for appointment should be made at least 1 week in advance prior to the expiration of an exam.
  4. Come prepared with the necessary/required supplies to take the exam.
  5. Bring a current and valid photo ID bearing their name and any approved materials for the specified exam.
  6. Allow sufficient time for normal mailing of the exam(s).
  7. Advise the testing center of needs for special accommodations (2 weeks notice).
  8. Inform the testing center of the time allowed for the exam and if the exam is paper/pencil-based or computer-based.
  9. Arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the appointment time. Appointments will be made based on schedule availability and the length of the exam(s).  

Updated August 23, 2016

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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