Proctoring Information

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Need to take a test? The Warren-Newport Public Library offers proctoring services free of charge to both in-district and out-of-district residents.

Making arrangements

The student is responsible for making an appointment directly with the proctor (on the library staff). Testing times are subject to the proctors’ availability.

Proctoring services are not available on Sunday.

Seventy-two hours advance notice is required. No walk-in test takers will be accepted.

The student is responsible for arranging with the testing organization to have the test sent directly to the library by regular mail, email, or fax. Tests should be sent labeled “attention: proctoring.” Email should be sent to Faxes should be sent to 847-775-7051.

Please note that online tests must be completed using the software that is already installed on library computers. The library cannot proctor exams that require the downloading of special software.

Before taking the test

Please arrive on time to your test taking session. Failure to do so may result in the forfeiture of your reservation.

If the test is designated “closed book,” the proctor will store the student’s books, notes, and other personal items (if any) in a safe place.

Students must provide a photo ID for testing purposes. Students without a photo ID will NOT be able to test. Photocopies or reproductions are NOT acceptable. Acceptable types of ID include:

  • Any current, government-issued photo ID (driver’s license, passport, military ID, etc.)
  • School ID

During the test

Paper tests are taken in a Study Room.

Online tests are taken on the student’s own laptop in a Study Room or on a library computer.

The proctor cannot stay with the student during the entire testing period.

After the test

The proctor will mail, fax, or email the completed test back to the testing organization as specified by the testing organization. The student pays any postage or shipping charges.

For additional information, please contact the Adult Reference Desk at 847-244-5150, “4,” or Good luck!