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Examity

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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 elearning@tamiu.edu or 956-326-2792.

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.

  1. 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.
  2. Arrive 15 minutes before your schedule appointment to make sure your computer is ready and to allow time to troubleshoot any issues.
  3. 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/.
  4. Need to test your computer with an Examity support technician or have questions about this service? Contact Examity support at:
    • Phone: 855-392-6489
    • Email: support@examity.com
    • 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:

Office of Information Technology
Instructional Technology & Distance Education Services
Killam Library, Room 259
Phone: (956) 326-2792
Fax: (956) 326-2299
E-mail: elearning@tamiu.edu