As part of its mission to support lifelong learning, the Rochester Public Library District provides proctoring services for students enrolled in distance education courses and for testing required for career advancement. This service is based on the availability of personnel, facilities and technology.
Responsibilities of the Student
Students are responsible for scheduling a time to take the exam a minimum of one week in advance, including calling the library to verify arrival of the test either electronically or via mail.
Students are responsible for determining whether the Library’s level of supervision matches the requirements of their institution.
The student is responsible for providing supplies, such as pencils, paper, etc., which are not provided by the educational institution. The Library cannot
provide these items.
Photo identification, such as a driver’s license or school ID card, must be presented at the time that the exam is taken and must match the name on the exam materials.
The school or the student is responsible for providing a properly addressed envelope with sufficient postage for returning the exam to the school if it must be mailed.
The Library’s Role
The Library will provide monitoring, but cannot provide one-on-one proctoring or continuous, uninterrupted monitoring of exams.
The Library will make every attempt to meet the needs of the student, but proctoring may be cancelled if the Library is closed due to inclement weather or other emergencies, including computer malfunctions or severe staffing shortages.
The Library is unable to provide overnight delivery service. Testing materials will be handled in the same manner as all other Library mail. Staff is not able to make special trips to the post office or arrange for pickup by delivery or mailing services.
The Library cannot assume responsibility for completed exams that are not received by the educational institution.