Proctoring

Staff is available to proctor exams!

Please contact the Adult Services Department in advance at 781-320-1045, or fill out the form below to set up a day and time to take the exam. Patrons must coordinate all aspects of the process with the examining agency or college/university. Please read our Proctoring Policy for more information.

Westwood Library Proctoring Policy

Proctoring of examinations will be available Monday – Saturday* during regular library hours.
Tests must be concluded at least 30 minutes prior to library closing.

*Due to the shortened library schedule and insufficient staffing, proctoring cannot be scheduled on a Sunday or Saturdays in July and August.

The student is required to schedule the test in advance at the Information Desk.
Walk-ins will not be accepted.
A photo ID must be shown on the day of the test.

The Library will proctor either written or on-line examinations.
Written examinations or tests must be sent in the mail.
E-mail or Fax copies are not acceptable.
It is the responsibility of the student to check the examination has been received at the library.

Written tests will take place in the Conference Room.
On-line tests will be on the public access computers with the understanding there will be some noise or activity around them. No programs may be installed.

Students will provide the necessary information and / or forms to register the proctors.
The conditions under which Reference staff will proctor an examination are limited to those outlined in this policy. The test will be proctored by the person on duty at the Information Desk at the time of the test.

The test taker is responsible for supplying all required materials necessary to take the test.

The test taker must provide a postage-paid envelope for return of tests.
Materials will be handled in the same way as all other library mail by the U.S. Postal Service.

The Library will not copy or hold exams past the date they are taken.

The Library cannot assume responsibility for completed examinations not received by the testing institution.


Reference Department : 781-320-1045 \August 2008