Test Proctoring is currently unable to be offered until further notice.

Proctoring can be scheduled Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tests must be completed by 5 p.m.  Contact the library to arrange for a time at (319) 668-1195.


Williamsburg Public Library Test Proctoring Policy


The Williamsburg Public Library (WPL) offers test proctoring when adequate personnel, facilities, and technology are available. Library staff may not proctor an exam deemed too burdensome or exacting in its demands. If any of the following responsibilities are not met, the exam will not be proctored by Williamsburg Public Library. 

Responsibilities of Student:

At least 3 business days prior to the the student's first exam of a course, the student shall:

  • Contact the WPL and schedule a time for the test. Unless prior arrangements with the Director or Assistant Director are made, tests will be proctored Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. and must be finished by 5 p.m. 
  • The student will arrange for exam materials and instructions to be sent to the Library

       At least 24 hours in advance of an exam, the student shall:

  • Make certain that any needed materials have arrived from the institution
  • Ensure that the library resources are adequate and available for the student's exam

       At the time of the exam, the student shall:

  • Provide a valid driver's license or photo ID (if required) for verification of identity
  • Arrive prepared with the necessary or required supplies to take the exam
  • Be responsible for securing belongings not allowed into the exam room
  • Be responsible for all costs incurred related to the examination (including costs for postage, copying, or fax services to return completed exams to their institutions)
  • Exams must be completed by  5 p.m.


Responsibilities of Library Staff:

Prior to the student's first exam of a course, library staff will:

  • Process the test proctoring request form filled out by the student
  • Fill out forms required by the institution*
  • Receive any needed information to access the exam and follow reasonable requirements in its handling
  • Respond to requests for reserving private study room or library equipment

       * An individual staff person's signature does not indicate his or her assignment to proctor a specific exam.                            Individual exams may be proctored by multiple staff members.

          At the time of the exam, library staff will, as requested:

  • Provide a space for the student to take the test
  • Verify the student's identification
  • Issue the exam
  • Periodically observe the student if time and other reference desk duties allow
  • Return the completed exam if necessary


       The Library is not responsible for exams once they leave our possession.

       The Library is in no way responsible for a student's performance on a test, even if conditions are not optimal, for                test-taking.

       The Library will not keep copies of completed exams.



28 February 2019