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