Proctoring Services

PVAMU students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community can take the following exams: distance education, correspondence, make-up, independent study, online course, certification, comprehension exams with the Testing Services office, however we do not proctor class exams for face-to-face courses. For the summer semesters, exams will only be administer on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s.

  • Instructors must submit a completed Test Proctoring Form via online to the PVAMU Testing Services office. All student instructions for completing the exam should be included on the test proctoring form.
  • Instructors will receive an email confirmation from PVAMU Testing Services that the proctoring form was received. If email confirmation is not received within 48 hours, the instructor should contact the Program Coordinator of Testing Services, Mr. Jeremy Sample at jesample@pvamu.edu to verify that the test proctoring form was received.
  • Instructors should then inform student(s) that their exam has been sent to the PVAMU Testing Services office and that they will need to make an appointment. This appointment can be made on the proctoring services webpage via the “Make an Appointment” button. All students MUST make an appointment. NO WALK-INS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • Picking Up Exam Materials: PVAMU Testing Services will make every effort to notify the instructor when the final student has completed testing. The preferred method of pick-up is in person for all paper-based exams, however paper based exams can be scanned and emailed. If email is your preference, please designate this on the test proctoring form.
  • Instructors must inform student(s) that the test proctoring form for the exam has been sent and received by PVAMU Testing Services. Students should also verify with their instructor the exam dates and deadlines and not PVAMU Testing Services.
  • Students make an appointment with PVAMU Testing Services by clicking the “Make an Appointment” button. Proctored Exams are administered on selected dates throughout the academic year between the hours of 9 AM and 3 PM. Exams should be scheduled allowing enough time to complete the exam in the allotted time given for the test or prior to PVAMU Testing Services scheduled closing time.
  • Confirmation of time/date requested will be confirmed within 48 hours. If the time requested is unavailable, the testing services will try to accommodate the student’s schedule and/or recommend a new time via email.
  • NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED. Students arriving to take an exam without an appointment will not be permitted to take the exam.
  • Due to limited seating, students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time. If a student does not arrive on time for their scheduled appointment, they MUST reschedule. No student will be admitted for testing after 3 PM. Any student arriving after 3 PM that is not admitted will need to reschedule with Testing Services.
  • Students MUST sign in prior to testing and supply the following information:
    • Course Instructor
    • Course/Section Number
    • Exam Name

PVAMU Students: Any student needing accommodations should drop off their approved accommodations letter from the PVAMU Disability Services office to the Testing Services at least one (1) week prior to testing.

Non-PVAMU students: Non-students needing accommodations will need to contact the Program Coordinator of Testing Services at jesample@pvamu.edu to discuss there accommodations.

Make an Appointment
PVAMU Test Proctoring Form

Identification Requirements

Unless otherwise stated on PVAMU Test Proctoring Form, identification requirements will be as followed: you are required to present one form of identification. This identification must be current or have expired with 90 days of your test date and must contain a recent and recognizable photo of you.

Acceptable Forms of Identification

  • Driver’s License
  • Passport Book or Card
  • State-Issued ID Card
  • US Military ID Card (Common Access Card or CAC)
  • US Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
  • PVAMU Student ID

Exam Fees

  • $0 – Administration fee for PVAMU students taking a PVAMU course
  • $25 – Administration fee for PVAMU student taking a Non-PVAMU course
  • $40 – Administration fee for Non-PVAMU student taking a Non-PVAMU course
    • All administration fees MUST be paid prior to your arrival for testing via online through the PV Marketplace or in cash at the cashier’s window in the W.R. Banks building. Students will need to bring a copy of their receipt as proof of payment for all cash payments. All administration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Pay Administration Fee

After The Exam

We will follow all rules listed on the PVAMU Test Proctoring Form provided by your instructor. If nothing is specified, The Testing Center will keep all paper-based exams on file until the end of the semester and then they will be destroyed. If the computer does not show you a score after your exam, you will need to obtain your score from your instructor.