Before you take a proctored exam, make sure have approved ID verification photos on edX. You can check you ID verification status on your edX Dashboard. If your photos failed, expired, or if you have not yet completed ID verification, you can submit photos here. Photo verification may take up to 5 days to process, so please make sure to submit photos well before taking a graded proctored exam. Approved photos are required in order to complete proctoring.
Before you take a proctored exam, you must install the 3rd party software that allows monitoring of your computer during the exam. You will also need a functioning webcam, so that you can take photos of yourself and a photo ID, and scan the room where you will take the exam.
When you take the exam, you must follow a set of defined rules, and must not engage in any behavior that the proctoring review considers suspicious. Be sure to review the exam information within your course, as some courses have different allowances or restrictions for proctored exams.
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