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Online Proctoring

Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor



Prevent cheating during online or face-to-face exams


Remote live proctoring for online exams

Lower-level exams and tests

Recommended For

Gateway exams and major tests

Webcam, Internet Access, Respondus LockDown Software

Students Need

Webcam, Internet access, and audio capabilities

No. Take exams as set up in BB.

Scheduling Required

Yes, scheduling and rescheduling are available online.

Optional with ID

 Authentication  With ID
No fee Proctoring Fee Fee only charged for exams that are not part of an ISU course

Provided by ISU OIT & Instructor

Customer Support

Provided by Examity 24/7


Who Reviews Recordings

Examity reviews recordings and flags suspicious behaviorsr

Yes ADA Compliant Yes

Mac/Linux Compatible


Available from within course 24/7.

Records exam sessions with webcam. During exam: no printing, copying, messaging, screen-sharing, right-click menu options, keyboard shortcuts, capturing screen content, web browsing, or accessing other applications.



Available in Blackboard tools. User must give proctor remote access to computer; randomly ask student to rotate webcam to validate surroundings.

Ask students to download Respondus LockDown Browser from OIT. Set up tests in Blackboard course, and add desired Respondus Lockdown requirements.

Faculty Process

Access the Examity dashboard and complete the steps in the Courses and Exams tab.

Download and launch Respondus software. Log into Blackboard, locate exam, start exam with identification, reviewing instructions, and recording surrounding environment.

Student Process

Register for exam at least 24 hours in advance > Log in > Select exam > Verify identity > Show your workspace > Answer security questions and complete biometric signature > Begin exam