Course Exam Information for Faculty

Proctoring for Computer Based Course Exams and Scantron Test Scoring: Computer Based Assessment and Evaluation (CBAE) offers services in the design, development, and deployment of computer based assessments and surveys, as well as a dedicated proctored testing lab in Schrank Hall North 152 with 82 stations for course exams. CBAE also provides scantron test scoring and reports. Faculty interested in having computer based course exams proctored in CBAE or utilizing our scantron test scoring services can learn more by visiting this site, sending an email to, or calling 330-972-6511.

Computer Based Assessment and Evaluation
Schrank Hall North 153
Phone: 330-972-6511
Computer Based Testing and Evaluation

Testing Options for Online Courses: If you are teaching or planning to teach a course that is entirely online, please contact Design and Development Services (DDS). DDS offers support in developing your course, syllabus, online testing, and proctored or unproctored testing options.

Design and Development Services (DDS)
Leigh Hall 506
Phone: 330-972-6888

Accommodations for Course Testing: Students may have testing accommodations provided by the Office of Accessibility, such as extended time, distraction-reduced testing space, reader and/or writer, or use of assistive technology. If your student has testing accommodations, you should receive an email notification of the accommodations. Several testing options are available for proctoring with accommodations, including faculty providing testing accommodations, the Counseling and Testing Center in Simmons 304, the Office of Accessibility in Simmons 105, or for accommodated Brightspace exams by contacting Computer Based Assessment and Evaluation. Students requesting to test in the Counseling and Testing Center or the Office of Accessibility should submit a request for scheduling their testing accommodations, which you will receive via email. The email includes the student and course information, accommodations, and time and location at which they are requesting to test. Further information about testing accommodations is available here.

Any questions regarding accommodations should be directed to the Office of Accessibility:
Simmons Hall 105
Phone: 330-972-7928
TDD: 330-972-5764
Office of Accessibility

Proctoring Make-Up Exams for Individual Students: The Counseling and Testing Center (CTC) Testing Services is a National College Testing Association certified center offering make-up testing for individual students who were not able to test during the regular exam period. Faculty should provide a copy of the exam along with a completed proctor sheet (available here) to provide instructions for each exam. Students are required to schedule appointments for any testing services at CTC by calling 330-972-7084 or emailing

For further information about paper based make-up exams, please visit the make-up exam site. For online make-up exams, please visit the Brightspace Exam site.

Counseling and Testing Center for Testing Services
Simmons Hall 304
Phone: 330-972-7084
Fax: 330-972-5679
Counseling and Testing Center

Proctoring Options for Students at Satellite Campuses: Information for proctoring locations at the University of Akron satellite campuses can be accessed here. This includes all proctoring centers at UA.

Proctoring Options for Distance Testing: If a student is unable to test on UA main campus, options are available to test at other UA campus testing locations, proctoring locations at other universities, online proctoring services, or through non-proctored record-and-review with Respondus Monitor. Further information about remote or distance testing options can be accessed here.

Resources for Faculty: For faculty-focused workshops on improving teaching and student learning, please visit the Institution for Teaching and Learning