While Engineering Online coursework is 100 percent online, in-person proctoring for exams may be required for some online courses. Auburn University offers several testing options for courses where instructors are including a proctored event”. Whether online or in class, instructors can choose from any of the proctoring options listed below. Verify with your instructor which of the proctoring exam options they will use.


Virtual Proctoring Options


ProctorU is an online proctoring service available and accessible through Canvas.


  • Students can take the exam anytime within the exam availability window
  • Guided Exam Launch Process
  • 24/7 technical support

Temporarily, Auburn will be covering ProctorU fees for Record+ and Review+. ProctorU will revert to the student pay model beginning Summer 2022.

*Premium fees still apply for ProctorU Review + and ProctorU Live+ if students schedule/reschedule within 72 hours of the test beginning. Learn more about Premium fees on ProctorU's website.

Students can create their ProctorU account using their auburn email address to register. This can also be done by navigating to the ProctorU website.

Create a New Account



Students must download a browser extension to enable ProctorU for their exam. Follow the links below to install the extension for your browser, select one of the links below.

*Only Google Chrome and Firefox are supported.

Firefox Extension                                                              Google Chrome Extension


ProctorU Guides

ProctorU Best Practices

Getting Started with ProctorU

Test Your Equipment


Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLB)

Respondus Lockdown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. RLB prevents students from navigating to another URL, copying or printing, or accessing other applications during an assessment. When Respondus Lockdown Browser is enabled for a quiz, students will be required to download and use RLDB to take the quiz or exam.

*Students can purchase a yearly subscription for $15.00.


Respondus Monitor- is companion feature that can be enabled when using Respondus LockDown Browser. It uses a students' webcam to record and monitor the exam environment.


Respondus Lockdown Browser Quick Guides:

For more information on Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor,  visit Respondus website.


On-Campus Testing

Auburn University Testing Services proctors computer-based and print-based exams in adherence to the proctoring requirements of the testing agency or educational institution. Auburn students electing to use the on-campus, in-person testing option will need to schedule the exam by logging into Canvas and selecting  SmartProctoring.

Visit the Biggio Proctoring website for more information on scheduling an on-campus exam through the Auburn University Testing center, visit the Biggio Proctoring website.


Engineering Online Testing Center offers a proctoring service tailored to and supporting the academic integrity of exams administered within the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Engineering students electing to use the EOL Testing Center will need to fill out the Proctor Form or contact Susan Davis,  davissu@auburn.edu, 334.844.2503.