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Sample Syllabus Text for Proctored Exams

Important: Please see Proctored Testing Updates for the most current information about proctored testing during the university closure.

Instructors: Because course policies vary widely by instructor and program, we refer students to their course syllabus for guidance when they fail to sign up, can’t find open slots, or miss appointments and are unable to reschedule to another open slot during the exam window. You must contact if you wish to request makeup times for your students who miss exams. While we make every attempt to accommodate makeups due to unforeseen circumstances, we cannot guarantee that makeup appointments will be available, so you may have to make alternative proctoring arrangements in these cases.

This suggested text for your syllabus should cover all the bases, and includes a placeholder for your policies on makeups for missed exams:

Exam proctoring will be arranged by FSU Assessment and Testing. For all exams:

Please note: Signup slots have been created for all students in this course and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Exam slots normally open by close of business on the Monday two weeks prior to the exam's start date. If you do not make or keep an appointment for testing and are unable to take the exam during the exam window, [insert policy for missed exams.]

See course calendar for specific exam dates and seating times.

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