Proctor Information

What is a proctor?

All VNDL course have exams. Proctors monitor students as they complete exams to insure exam integrity.  A proctor may be:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Credentialed Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT, LVMT)
  • Testing Center - may charge an additional cost
  • RPNow - $15 fee per exam

Proctors may not be family members.

Proctors are required to provide a student with a quiet place to complete the exam. The student should not have access to resources during the exam unless instructed otherwise by the course instructor. All of the exams are computer based and available in Blackboard.

How do I find a proctor?

If you are currently working in a veterinary practice, we recommend that you ask a licensed veterinarian or credentialed (RVT, CVT, LVT, LVMT) veterinary technician/nurse to act as your proctor. 

If you are not currently working in a veterinary practice, we recommend that you contact your veterinarian, explain your educational and career goals and ask them to proctor your exams.  This gives you an opportunity to get to know people in the profession and potentially gain some clinical experience.  

If neither of these options work for you, then testing centers are permitted but please be aware that there may be a fee associated with testing centers.  You may also utilize ab on-line proctoring service called  Remote Proctor Now.  There is a $15 fee charged per exam when using Remote Proctor Now (RPNow).

If you are in the military, you may utilize a base education or testing center.   

Can I use a proctoring service for exams?

Yes. Students may utilize Remote Proctor Now for all VNDL course exams.  There is currently a fee of $15/exam and this is paid for by the student at the time of the exam.


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