Your professor may wish to secure an assessment through a proctoring service known as Examity. Read this page to answer questions about this proctoring service.
Watch this brief introductory video about this proctoring solution.
Questions on any of the products may be answered by contacting Instructional Technology and Distance Education Services at
email@example.com or 956-326-2792. System Requirements
Examity's page on FAQ's for Test-Takers, Examity system requirements are:
Desktop computer or laptop (tablets, Chromebook and cell phones do not meet our requirements)
A working built-in or external webcam and microphone Internet speed must be at least 2 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload.
Hot spots are not recommended. Browser with pop-up blocker disabled.
Test your device to see if it meets these system requirements at
Examity's System Check page. Student Guide
View our Blackboard Student Quick Guide for guidance on the following:
How to access Examity within your Blackboard course shell
Creating your profile
Scheduling or rescheduling an appointment for an exam
Steps when ready to take an exam
Tips on Test-Taking with Examity
Follow these tips when required to take an exam with Examity.
Create your profile and schedule your exam appointment in advance. Scheduling or rescheduling an appointment within 24 hours of starting an exam will incur an additional $5 fee.
Arrive 15 minutes before your schedule appointment to make sure your computer is ready and to allow time to troubleshoot any issues.
Be sure you are on a computer with an Internet speed of at least 3 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. You may run a speed test at:
https://www.speedtest.net/. Need to test your computer with an Examity support technician or have questions about this service? Contact Examity support at:
Live Chat: Click on the live chat link located at the top and bottom of the Examity portal (through your Blackboard course). Accessibility and Privacy Statements
Students should view the statements of accessibility and privacy policies on all course technologies. We recommend instructors to provide links to this software's accessibility and privacy statements in their syllabi. Locate the updated statement links for
Examity on the following pages: