East Syracuse Free Library
Exam Proctoring Policy
Exam Proctoring Policy
The proctoring of examinations is a service offered by the East Syracuse Free Library. The library will offer proctoring services based on the availability of personnel, facilities and technology to do so. You do not have to be a registered library card holder and there is no fee for this service. Those who wish to have the library proctor an exam must contact the library at 315-437-4841.
We proctor written and online exams.
Written exams may be mailed, e-mailed or faxed to the library. Test taker is responsible for providing envelopes and postage. Any costs for printing, postage and faxing shall be charged at the current rate per page to the test taker or the school.
Tests must be scheduled with a proctor a minimum of 3 business days in advance and tests must be completed 15 minutes before the library closes.
Prior contact between the testing institution and the proctor is required so that credibility and testing requirements can be verified.
Proctors will not monitor a student continuously during an exam, but may check on the student periodically.
The library does not guarantee a quiet room will be provided.
The student is required to present a valid picture I.D. and come prepared with necessary supplies at the time of the exam.
Proctors will enforce any time limit that is placed on the exam as well as other reasonable rules set forth in the examination materials.
The use of cell phones or visiting with others is prohibited.
At the conclusion of the exam, the library shall return the completed test to the testing institution via the U.S. Postal Service at the next regularly scheduled postal pick-up at the library. The test taker or the institution is responsible for postage costs. The library can also fax a copy of a completed exam to the testing institution at the cost of $1 for the transmission fee and twenty-five cents per page.
The East Syracuse Free Library will not be responsible for any delayed tests, nor for any completed tests once they leave the library’s possession and have been mailed back to the educational institution. The library will not be responsible for tests that are interrupted by library emergencies , power failures, or computer hardware or software failures.The library reserves the right to substitute a proctor in the event of the original proctor’s absence.
Responsibilities of the test taker:
Contact the library to schedule an appointment to take your exam.
You will either need to reserve a computer for an online exam or reserve a table for a written exam.
Provide necessary postage for mailing exam back to your school or money for faxing.
Arrive promptly at the agreed upon time, prepared with the items required for taking the test.
These may include picture I.D., money, pens/pencils and calculator.
Only items listed in the instructions will be allowed in the test area.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees February 3, 2016