Proctor Services

IDP offers a proctoring service that supports and enhances academic intergrity. It is a resource for instructors who need help supervising exams and an employment opportunity for Purdue's graduate students.

Faculty: Request a Proctor

Graduate Students: Become a Proctor

What do Proctors do? 

A proctor's main responsibility is to walk around the exam room, be alert and observant, and look for any signs of cheating. All proctors receive a training packet that describes common ways students cheat. If they observe any cheating, proctors will inform the instructor — they won't handle the situation on their own. Also, proctors won't answer questions about the exam, but will refer questions to the instructor. Proctoring's goal is to help instructors, not serve as a substitute.

Proctors arrive fifteen minutes before the exam and wait for specific directions. Proctors may stay fifteen minutes after the exam ends to assist the instructor if needed.

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