The Office of Online Learning’s Proctoring service IS NOT a walk-in service. Appointments are not taken via telephone and an application must be submitted. Virtual proctoring using SmarterProctoring do not need to be scheduled through this application. The Office of Online Learning IS NOT THE SAME as the Testing Center. We do not administer any of the National Exams. i.e. the PRAXIS, GRE, TOEFL, GMAT, etc. Please call the Testing Center at 601-266-6123 for these exams. GED exams are given at the Community Colleges.
Students who take a proctored exam must provide a form of photo identification. Acceptable forms of photo identification include a valid state-issued driver’s license, government-issued photo identification, or a Southern Miss identification card. More information about purchasing a Southern Miss identification card is available at usm.edu/image-center/student-id-card.
All proctoring fees must be paid at the time the application is submitted. Payments can be made by debit / credit card only. Southern Miss Students will no longer be able to charge the proctoring fees to their student account.
For questions concerning The University of Southern Mississippi online class proctored exams, please contact the Office of Online Learning on the Hattiesburg campus. Even though there is a proctoring specialist located on the Gulf Park campus, all exam instructions and passwords are sent to the Office of Online Learning proctor on the Hattiesburg campus. Please contact Vanessa McCullum in Hattiesburg at 601-266-5598 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is important that you read the “Student Responsibilities” section before you complete your “Application for Proctoring”. K12 EMPLOYEES / TEACHERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS AN APPROVED PROCTOR. ALL PROCTORS WILL BE SENT A VERIFICATION FORM FROM OUR OFFICE AND WILL NEED TO BE RETURNED TO OUR OFFICE BEFORE THEY ARE APPROVED. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU CONTACT YOUR PROCTOR FOR AVAILABILITY PRIOR TO LISTING THEM ON YOUR APPLICATION.
Please use the proctoring applications to submit dates and times you wish to schedule your exam(s). If you are using a virtual proctor through SmarterProctoring you do not need to use this application. If you wish, you may schedule up to three (3) exams per course at one time. NOTE: This does NOT mean you can choose 3 dates and times for one exam. Only one exam per chosen date and time is allowed. PLEASE DO NOT LIST MULTIPLE COURSES ON ONE APPLICATION. It is important that you read the “Student Responsibilities” section before you complete your “Application for Proctoring”.
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If you are still unsure as to which form to use, please call 601-266-5598.