How will exam proctoring work?

Students who have chosen the Verified track in the course will be asked to re-verify their ID upon launching any proctored exam in a GFA course. During a proctored exam, students will be monitored using video and audio for the duration of the exam, and suspect behavior will be flagged and reviewed within 5 days of exam submission.

View the Proctoring System Requirements to ensure that your set-up will work. Note that proctoring is only supported on MacOS and Windows machines. We recommend 1GB of free space on your machine, and a functioning Webcam is required. Your space should be clean, no writing visible on walls or surfaces, and you should be alone in the room. More details about your test-taking environment will be provided within the GFA course materials.

The proctored exams are offered by a 3rd party vendor called Software Secure. If you get stuck during the proctoring process you are welcome to contact Software Secure's chat which is available 24/7 or call them at 1-844-224-9759


For more information on proctoring please see the link below to the edX Learner’s Guide:

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