Students have the option to sign up for a exam via Zoom or in-person.
The in-person options will be administered at the Success and Engagement Center on
the main SMC Campus. You will need to adhere to the SMC COVID-19 protocols and mask
mandate to be eligible to take the exams in person.
This is a first come first serve basis. Students who are not able to schedule an appoinment online with the Success and Engagement
Center will need to speak to their instructor regarding testing alternatives
Appointments for Proctorio Alternative Testing services must be completed at least seven (7) days in advance of the anticipated test date
Students will need to complete a separate request for each exam or test
Come prepared to your exam
We will only accept testing through the SMC's Canvas system. Make sure to know your
login info as well as which exam you will be taking
If you are late or unable to access the exam due to log in or technology issues, your
appointment will end and you will need to speak with your instructor
Your instructor will have final approval regarding your ability to test on the scheduled date
and time. Please speak with your instructor regarding your options
Selecting Your Proctoring Time
You must select an exam time that matched the closest timeframe to your scheduled
exam (1 hr, 1.5 hr, 2,hr, 2.5 hr, or 3hrs, etc).
Your exam will be canceled if you schedule for a timeframe that does not meet your
Testing will end at the scheduled time, no exceptions
Seats are limited
If you are unable to schedule an appointment during your testing window, you must
speak with your instructor to find an alternative testing option.
During your test, you will need to
Show proof of government issued identification or verified High School ID prior to
Shut off all electronic devices such as cell phones, smart watches, tablets, iPads,
etc and put them away.
If Zoom testing
Have a camera and show your work/desk area and view of room
Be alone in testing room
Have computer camera and sound turned on at all times
If In-Person testing
Due to COVID Protocols, NO extra materials or items will be allowed in the testing
room, this includes backpacks, bags, purses, etc. Extra items must be left in your
vehicle or at home.
You must complete your testing in one sitting. You will not be allowed to use any
other facilities in the building.
Have all instructor approved materials on your desk and show them to the proctor
No other materials will be allowed on your desk
Take the exam in one sitting. No breaks allowed
If you miss your scheduled testing time, are late, or have technical difficulties,
we will end the test and your will need to speak with your instructor
Please note: If the student is found cheating, or using unauthorized testing aids, the exam will
be stopped immediately, and your instructor will be notified.
It is the student's responsibility to let your instructor know you will be testing
with the Success and Engagement Center. If the faculty confirmation is not received
prior to your scheduled appointment, we will have to cancel your appointment and you
will be required to speak with your instructor.
Campus address: 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica Ca, 90405
Test location: The Success and Engagement Center is located on Pico Blvd in the Student
Services Building, first floor, across from Financial Aid.
Entrance to the Success and Engagement Center will be through the middle North exterior
door on the East side of the Student Services building. Students will follow a one-way
route and be seating at designated desks.
If you plan to park on campus, you will need to register your cars license plate with
SMC. Please go to SMC.edu/Parking to register your plate. Parking if free for fall
2021. If you forget to register your vehicle, you could get a ticket.
COVID 19 Campus Requirements: Students MUST follow on SMC campus protocols to be able to attend in-person testing at the Success
and Engagement Center. Please check our website to submit the proper paperwork to
be eligible to come onto campus. https://www.smc.edu/news/coronavirus/
COVID 19 Verification documentation
Daily Visitor Symptoms Checklist
Wear a mask over your mouth and nose at all times while in the Success and Engagement
All visitors MUSTwear a mask over your nose and mouth at all times while in the building. You will
not be able to use any other facilities in the building and must remain in the testing
room until your test ends.