Exam Proctoring

You must read and understand the information posted on this page before booking your exam:

  • The fee to write an exam at the Library is $40 (cash only).
    • Copying, faxing, printing and mailing costs are extra
    • An ATM is located in the Civic Centre attached to the Library
  • Start times:
    • Monday to Friday, any time between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm
  • Exams will be written in the Rotary Room, just off the main hallway used by the public
  • For the safety of staff and students, the following COVID-19 protocols are in effect:
    • Complete the Ontario Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Customer Screening tool
    • Masks must be worn while in the building
    • Hand sanitizer will be available
    • Furniture and equipment will be sanitized before each exam
  • Online and hand-written exams can be accommodated
    • Software available for online exams:
      • Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • A laptop supplied by the library will be used for online exams
      • A keyboard and mouse are also available)
  • No cell phone or pager permitted.
    • You may provide the library phone number to anyone who may need to contact you in case of an emergency (613-687-2227 ext. 0)
Dr. Whoot “tests” our exam computer!

On exam day:

  • Arrive 15 minutes before exam start time
  • $40 fee (cash only) is required on arrival
  • Photo ID, matching the name on the exam, is required on arrival
  • Though signs are posted, there is no guarantee that the environment will be completely free of noise
    • Noise cancelling headphones are available
  • Some online exams require you fill in your Student Number and Password. Please make sure you have access to this information

You must understand the following:

  • Exams will be administered according to the instructions provided by the school.
    • If, for any reason, you require special accommodation, please clear it with your university/college first and ask them to notify us in advance
  • Except in the case of an emergency, there is no guarantee a request to reschedule will be accommodated
    • Changing or missing your booking will inconvenience
      • library staff
      • other students
      • anybody else prevented from renting the Rotary Room at the same time

To book your exam:

  • Contact your college/university/institution for guidance regarding timelines before contacting the Library
    • There is no guarantee a request to reschedule will be honoured if you fail to take this step
  • Be sure you have read all the above information
  • Fill out and submit the Online Proctoring Request Form