Faculty Guidelines for Proctored Exams


Tests will be administered under the test modification agreement signed by the student, ARC, and the professor at the beginning of each semester. The parameters of testing are found under test accommodations in the accommodation letter from ARC.

Testing Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

With the exception of evening classes, students should take the test the SAME TIME the class regularly meets unless the instructor provides permission for an alternate time. ARC is authorized to proctor the exam only during the time specified by the professor on the testing authorization form.

Tests must be started early enough to be completed by 5:00 p.m.

Testing for night classes will be at the discretion of the instructor as

  • Earlier the same day of the test
  • The day following the test

Testing Location

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Accessibility Resource Center
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
Phone/Voice: (910) 521-6695
Fax: (910) 521- 6891
TTY: (910) 521-6490

Trained personnel under the direction of the Director of Accessibility Resource Center will proctor tests. Most tests will be administered in the testing area of the Office of ARC if specified by the instructor.

Transport of Tests

The only people allowed to transport tests are:

  • Instructors
  • Department employees
  • Accessibility Resource Center employees
  • Graduate Assistants

Accessibility Resource Center will not be responsible for any tests delivered to, or returned by ARC, via campus mail.

Delivery of Tests to ARC

Instructors may arrange to have the exam sent to ARC by:

  • Delivering the exam to ARC
  • Emailing the exam as an attachment to: debbie.lowery@uncp.edu or arc@uncp.edu
  • Faxing the exam to the ARC office at (910) 521-6891
  • Having the student pick up the exam in a sealed and signed envelop prior to testing.

Tests, in sealed envelopes, should be delivered to the Accessibility Resource Center at least 24-hours prior to expected test administration. Envelopes must be labeled with:

  • The student’s name
  • The instructor’s name
  • Name of the class
  • Phone number of instructor’s office

Pick-up of Tests

Tests will be available for pick-up by departments immediately after the test has been taken.

Instructors should specify the date and time the instructor will pick up the exam at ARC.

Students will sign a honor pledge and be held accountable if a breach occurs