Student Success Center

Proctored Exams

The Testing Center offers proctored exams to currently enrolled UT Dallas students who are:

  1. unable to take an exam at the Testing Center and need help with off-site testing arrangements.*
  2. taking courses at other universities and wish to take their exam at the Testing Center.**

The Testing Center’s proctored exam services give students the option to take their exams locally, nationally or globally.

*Off-Site Testing

This service is for UT Dallas students who cannot make it to the Testing Center to take an exam. To arrange your exam off-site, please follow these steps:

  1. Make note of your exam dates right after receiving your class syllabus.
  2. Inform your professor of your plans to take your exam at a different location.
  3. Search for testing centers in the vicinity where you wish to take your exam. If you are unable to find a location, browse:
  4. Contact and confirm a date with your chosen proctor site (they may require a fee).
  5. Complete the Testing Center’s Proctor Exam Application form.

Your form will inform your professor, the UT Dallas distance learning coordinator and the proctor site of your exam details. The proctor site will receive your exam instructions (and exam, if applicable) from the Testing Center 4-5 days before your exam date.

**On-Site Testing for Other Universities

This service is for UT Dallas students taking courses from other schools and need their exams to be proctored by the Testing Center. To arrange your exam, please follow these steps:

  1. Make note of your exam dates right after receiving your class syllabus.
  2. Inform your professor of your plans to take your exam at the UT Dallas Testing Center.
  3. Complete the UT Dallas Proctor Notification Form (pdf) to [email protected]. You may also drop off the form at the Testing Center’s reception desk at MC 1.401.
  4. Once the Testing Center receives your request, your name will be added to the calendar.

Important: Please be aware of the Testing Center’s operating hours and student guidelines/policies before scheduling your exam.

Proctored Exams

972-883-2460
[email protected]

McDermott Library First Floor
MC 1.401

Distance Learning

The following are pre-approved testing sites:

  • UT Dallas Testing Center
  • Official testing center at a university, community college or other academic institution.
  • Learning and testing centers such as Sylvan Learning and Prometric locations.
  • The education office of a military installation.

Libraries are not approved testing facilities. Exam proctors may not have any family or personal relationship with the student.