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ProctorU Overview

ProctorU is an online exam proctoring solution that offers a powerful, convenient, and secure alternative to traditional test centers.  It is a secure, live, online proctoring service that allows students to complete their assessment at location other than the classroom. This can be a convenient option for students who are taking courses at a distance.

Students will need to be certain to have the following in order to take an exam with ProctorU:

  • A strong Internet connection
  • A working webcam
  • A functioning microphone
  • A private, quiet and well-lit area
  • Downloaded the ProctorU web browser called Guardian.  Guarian is required for all exam proctoring through ProctorU and can be downloaded here:  Note: If you check out a laptop from the Library, you will need to come by OIT locationd within the Community Education building (C-204) to have the browser installed.

Getting Started with ProctorU

For a complete overview of the ProctorU service for both students and faculty, please visit the Getting Started with ProctorU portal site for LSUE located at:

The ProctorU LSUE portal will provide:

  • A short overview video of how the service works
  • A link for you to create your ProctorU account (you will need create an account with ProctorU)
  • A link for you to login to the ProctorU service with your ProctorU credentials you have created
  • Information on downloading the ProctorU web browser called Guardian
  • Technical requirements for an exam taker's computer, Internet connection, etc... along with a link to test your equipment - Test Your Equipment Here
  • An "exam readiness" guide - Exam Readiness Guide 

Faculty Information for ProctorU

LSUE's ProctorU Support team has provided overview sessions recently for LSUE faculty and staff.  These sessions cover:

  • General information around the ProctorU service for faculty and staff at LSUE
  • Proctoring types available and their differences - Live+ (most common) and Record+ (additional option available for Pearson myLab)
  • A view of the student's interaction with the service for faculty to see and become famliar with it
  • An overview of the Faculty Dashboard
  • Instructions on creating your faculty account with ProctorU
  • Instructions on how to attend a short training session for help with your first ProctorU exam
  • Specific ProctorU Support contact information for LSUE faculty

To access the recorded sessions, review the following:

Additionally, ProctorU has updated their content for you to share within your course syllabus.

Privacy Considerations Provided by ProctorU 


For additional information around ProctorU, please Contact OIT.