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Testing Center

The USU Testing Center is now open! The new 200 seat testing center is available for students to test for both on-campus and online classes.

The testing center is attached to the Merrill-Cazier Library, and features a separate entrance and hours. Priority will be given to on-campus courses with more than 50 students enrolled, all online courses, and for make-up exams for any course. Online exams will be given using laptops to allow greater flexibility in the space.

Contact Information

Location: South side of the Merril-Cazier Library (map)
Phone:(435) 797-3617 or (855) 834-2370
Email: distance.testing@usu.edu

General Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday - 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

*Between semesters the Testing Center will be open M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.

Exterior of Testing Center

For Faculty: 

Visit testing.usu.edu/faculty for instructions on how to give exams in the testing center.

Supported assessments formats include:

  • Online: Password protected online exams in Canvas or alternative online exam system.
  • Paper: Printed hard copies with written answers. (No Scantron exams can be given in the Testing Center.)

Instructional Designers in the Center for Innovative Design and Instruction will provide guidance to instructors seeking assessment assistance. They can help determine the best assessment strategy to meet the instructors course objectives as well as maintaining appropriate levels of assessment security. 

Interior of Testing Center

For Students:

To scheudle a time to take an exam visit http://testing.usu.edu and select “Schedule an Exam”. Automated confirmation emails will be sent to you at the time of your reservation. You must provide USU ID for authentication. You will authenticate to Canvas with your campus ID/password and navigate to your exam. If necessary, USU Testing Center proctors will enter the assessment password for you and monitor the assessment. 

Virtual Proctoring Options

Virtual proctoring with Proctorio is be available for instructors who want to maintain assessment security, but allow students the greatest flexibility. Virtual proctoring tools provide facial recognition software, biometric authentication, and virtual exam monitoring and reporting of suspicious behavior directly to instructors.

Questions

Contact Academic & Instructional Services: Testing.