Test Proctoring

Loudoun County Public Library branches provide proctoring.  Please contact the desired Library branch to make arrangements.

Student Requirements:

  • Must be a Loudoun County resident and possess a valid Loudoun County Public Library card.
  • Verify that the testing institution accepts all Library proctoring guidelines.
  • Verify that the Library branch has received the examination.
  • Allow sufficient time to take the examination before the deadline that has been established by the institution; the Library will hold tests for six (6) months or the test's stated deadline.
  • Bring appropriate photo ID to the Library branch on the exam day.
  • If the student intends to use a personal laptop to take the examination(s), the student is responsible for seeking approval from the institution.
  • Come prepared with the necessary or required supplies to take the examination.
  • Student must pay 10 cents per page for all prints of examination materials including received faxes.
  • Provide postage in the event that the institution has not enclosed a prepaid return envelope.
  • Allow 7-10 days for normal US Mail delivery or make other prepaid delivery arrangements to return the completed exam to the institution.

The Library Can:

  • Proctor exams for individual students who have made advance arrangements, dependent on the Library branch’s circumstances.
  • Serve as delivery and pickup point for mailed exams.
  • Receive and return exams via e-mail or fax.  Student must pay 10 cents per page for all prints of examination materials including received faxes.
  • Store the exam in a secure area and maintain password security for electronic exams.
  • Verify the student’s identity with photo ID.
  • Certify that the student has taken the exam within a specified time.
  • Mail the completed exam back to the institution, via a prepaid method.

The Library Cannot:

  • Provide a private place for testing.
  • Provide a staff member to continuously monitor the exam, or verify that the student had no access to materials or assistance.
  • Reserve Internet use.  The Library provides Internet stations on a first-come first-served basis.  These stations can only guarantee one (1) hour of Internet time.  The Library provides free public Wi-Fi.  The student is responsible for following and understanding the Library's Internet Use Policy and procedures.
  • Grade exams.
  • Provide postage or envelopes for returning exam materials to the testing institution.
  • The Library does not keep copies of exam after they have been sent.

Click here to download a printable .pdf file with information about LCPL test proctoring.