Proctor Request - Guided Study, Online, e-Pack® and TECEP®
You have two choices for taking your OL, GS, EP or TECEP® exams: online through the Online Proctor Service (OPS) or in the pen/paper format. If you prefer to take your proctored exams online using your home computer, go to ProctorU to register and schedule a test appointment. If you prefer to take your proctored exams in the pen/paper format, submit the Proctor Request Form.
If your organization has a partnering agreement with Thomas Edison State University, specific testing arrangements may exist. In those cases, please refer to your organization’s web link or office. Unless there is an agreement in place, we do not send exams to your employer.
You can take your pen/paper exams for Thomas Edison State University GS, OL, EP or TECEP® courses at any accredited college or university or at any public library that offers the service. We recommend you find a location close to your home or work so you have easy access on the day of the test. This is especially important if you are enrolled in more than one course per semester or if you are taking more than one exam.
Contact a local college or university and find a full-time member of the testing office or a full-time professor or professional staff member. Adjunct and part-time professors do not qualify. Contact your local public library to find a full-time librarian. Please note that librarians at elementary and high schools do not qualify.
We do not send exams to employers, corporate training offices, supervisors, members of the clergy, family members or friends.
Thomas Edison State University reserves the right to require modification of your proposed proctoring arrangements.
The Proctor Request Form is required only if you decide to take your exams in the pen/paper format. Submit the form by the end of the first week of the semester. Pen/paper exams will be mailed to your approved proctor two weeks before the official test week. Call your proctor the week before the official test week to confirm delivery of the test and to confirm the specific test date. Never travel to your test site unless you have first confirmed the proctor’s receipt of your exam(s).
Students taking course exams online ( OPS) should go to ProctorU to register and schedule a test date. Please make sure you have a reliable Internet connection and a computer with a working webcam, microphone, and speakers. Official test weeks begin on Monday and end on Sunday; test links are activated at 12:01 am on Monday and exams should be completed by 11:55 pm on Sunday
Please consult the Syllabus in your course space to verify the number of exams required for each course in which you are registered. All assignments and all examinations must be completed by the last day of the semester.
Students who cannot submit the Proctor Request Form can utilize the following: Proctor Request Form for Pen/Paper Administrations.
Students also have the option to take pen/paper and online exams at the University’s testing center at 111 West State Street in Trenton, NJ. To select a test date and time at the Trenton facility, click on Test Scheduler. You can schedule examinations for the courses in which you are registered and view a list of all your scheduled test dates and times. You will receive an email confirming your selected test dates. Students who do not have access to the online link can call the Office of Test Administration at (609) 984-1181 ext. 2240 to schedule a test date and time.
Get directions to the University’s testing facility. All examinations are administered at 111 W. State Street. These directions identify parking options. Once you have parked your car, you will walk to our testing facility at 111 W. State Street. For public parking, proceed on W. State Street past Barrack Street and turn left on Chancery Lane. Turn left on W. Hanover Street and then turn right on Barnes Street. Park America is located at the end of Barnes Street on the left. The lot opens at 6 am and there is a fee for parking. To get to the testing facility at 111 W. State Street from this lot, go right on Barnes Street, right on W. Hanover Street, left on Willow Street and then cross over W. State Street. There is parking on the street but students will not be excused from the testing room to feed the meter. There is also a state parking lot on W. Hanover Street across from the Academic Center, that is open to students for Saturday test dates only. Students who utilize this lot are parking at their own risk.