ProctorU Online Proctoring

The Board Exam in Holistic Nutrition is offered online only.  The HNCB uses ProctorU exclusively for exam proctoring.  

ProctorU is a live online proctoring service available 24/7 that allows test takers to take exams from anywhere using a webcam and Internet connection. This service uses live proctors who monitor exams by observing the the student (via webcam) and his/her computer screen in real time.  The cost of proctoring via ProctorU is included in the examination fee.  

 

Technical Specifications

Review the technical specifications and test your system for compatibility. Please note that wireless network connections are NOT recommended.

Best Practices

Recommendations for Exam Takers

  • A webcam and microphone will be required for using ProctorU. Install and test webcam and microphone functionality prior to taking the exam.
  • As with all online exams, do not use a wireless Internet connection.
  • Have a government issued ID card available to hold up to the webcam so that ProctorU can verify identity.

FAQs

What is Online Proctoring?

Online proctoring is a method of proctoring in which the proctor is at a remote location and is able to view the student (via web cam) and student's computer simultaneously throughout the exam.

ProctorU is an online proctoring service which allows students to conveniently and securely complete exams using a "live" remote proctor. Technology including a web cam, microphone, computer, and Internet connection allows a "live" proctor to monitor the student's video, audio, and computer desktop throughout the examination. Additional information can be found at: www.proctoru.com.

What are the technology requirements for ProctorU?

  • A webcam and microphone will be required for using ProctorU. Install and test webcam and microphone functionality prior to taking the exam.
  • As with all online exams, do not use a wireless Internet connection.
  • ProctorU does not support tablets or smartphones at this time.
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What identification is needed for ProctorU?

  • Have a government issued photo ID card available to hold up to the webcam so that ProctorU can verify identity.
  • You will also be required to answer Challenge Questions to confirm your identity. The information for these questions comes from a US consumers database of public records. 
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What happens if I have technical problems?

ProctorU will handle any technical issues that arise with webcams, microphones, etc.

Information about ProctorU's Help Desk

 

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