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Student Disability Resource Center

Test Proctoring (COVID-19) FAQ for Instructors

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are regarding COVID-19 and current test proctoring accommodation procedures.

  • The SDRC is not physically proctoring exams in our proctoring rooms.
  • We are more than happy to work with faculty to ensure that registered students receive their approved accommodations.
  • Respondus is a fully automated solution that uses a student’s webcam to record and analyze student’s exam sessions
  • Respondus uses Artificial Intelligence to look for unusual movement on the recordings of students taking exams
  • Instructors can view results according to the risk that exam violations have occurred

For additional test proctoring assistance, please email us at

For additional teaching remotely support, visit Keep Teaching website or Center for Teaching Excellence.

If experiencing technical difficulties, call 803-777-1800 or submit a request through Self-Service Portal.

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