Lake Forest Library offers proctoring for tests and examinations for long distance or online learning programs and professional development and continuing education. Lake Forest residents with a valid Lake Forest Library card can request a proctoring appointment.
Request to be Proctored at the Library
Proctoring Rules & Information
An appointment must be made at least one week prior to the exam. Exams will not be proctored on a drop-in basis.
Exam or information about the exam and proctoring procedures must arrive to the Library through email or mail.
Exams are proctored during regular library hours. The exam must be completed at least 30 minutes prior to closing.
Scheduling an exam will depend upon the availability of the Adult Services staff. Proctoring coordinator may not be the one giving the test.
The Library can accommodate print and online exams. A library computer is available for an online exam, but the Library is not able to install any software or disable any features of the library network to accommodate an exam.
The Library is not responsible for any exam that is interrupted by library emergencies, power failures, Internet disconnections, or computer hardware or software failures.
Proctors will monitor the exam intermittently.
The Library will return the exam by fax, scanned email, or pre-postaged mail.
The Library reserves the right to refuse to proctor an exam that is too difficult to accommodate.
Before the Exam, the Test-Taker Must:
Complete the proctoring form.
Arrange for delivery of the exam or proctor password to the proctoring coordinator.
Contact the proctoring coordinator prior to the date of the exam to confirm that the exam has arrived.
On the Day of the Exam, the Test-Taker Must:
Arrive on time for the exam appointment.
Bring a photo ID as proof of identity.
Follow the instructions and procedures given with the exam.
Bring supplies needed for the exam.
Supply a stamped return envelope, if not supplied by the testing institution.