Respondus Monitor® is the leading remote proctoring solution for higher education. It allows students to take online assessments from a remote location - all while ensuring the integrity of the exam process.

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    Builds upon LockDown Browser

    It starts with LockDown Browser, a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning system. Students cannot print, copy, access other applications, or search the internet during an online exam.

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    Fully-Automated Proctoring

    Respondus Monitor is a fully-automated proctoring solution. Students use a webcam to record themselves during an online exam. Afterward, flagged events and proctoring results are available to the instructor for further review.

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    "Auto-Launches" from any Browser 

    After a quick one-time installation, Respondus Monitor launches from the student's preferred browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge) whenever the exam settings require it. Students are then guided through a pre-exam sequence, including a webcam check.

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    Integrates Seamlessly with LMSs + Publisher Systems

    Respondus Monitor integrates seamlessly with learning systems like Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, Brightspace, Schoology, Pearson MyLab, and McGraw Hill ALEKS. Students access exams within their learning system as they normally would. Instructors do everything within the learning system too, including the post-exam review of proctoring results.

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    No Scheduling or Registration

    There’s no need to schedule a proctoring session in advance. Students and instructors don’t even have to register at the Respondus website.

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    Supports most Devices Title Icon

    Respondus Monitor isn’t just a browser plugin. It offers a native, feature-rich experience for Windows, Mac, Chromebook and iPad devices.

One technology, lots of flexibility.

Flexibility Drawing

Many types of online testing occur at a university, each requiring a different approach for exam integrity. LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor provide the flexibility needed for the entire institution. Simply select the settings appropriate for the examination environment.
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Three Licensing Options, No Per-exam Fees

The first year of a license is $4950, regardless of the size of the institution.
After the first year, institutions have three, flexible licensing options: Tiered, Unlimited, or Student Purchase.

Security & Privacy. We take them seriously.

Security and privacy start with great architecture. But it takes a dedicated and obsessed team to ensure it gets done right…And while the acronyms might seem a little overwhelming at times (FERPA, GDPR, CCPA, HECVAT, SOC 2, TX-RAMP, etc.) — rest assured that we've got it covered.
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Proven Scalability

Last year Respondus Monitor was used at 1,500 universities, to proctor tens of million exams, for over a billion minutes of online proctoring. So, yes, we get scalability.

24/7 Live Chat and 5 Star Support

Respondus Monitor is backed by a 5-star support team, offering 24/7 real-time chat for students. A range of other support options are available, as are free trainings for instructors. The amazing training team at Respondus has helped tens of thousands of instructors get up and running with online testing and remote proctoring.

Our Commitment to Accessibility

Everyone should be able to access LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor in a seamless way. We’re committed to making that a reality. More on Accessibility

Ensuring Algorithm Fairness

Respondus Monitor’s algorithms are systematically tested for fairness to ensure that age, gender and skin tone don’t impact proctoring results for students. Learn more

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Respondus Monitor reduces the level of cheating significantly. Simply put, students know they can’t cheat. And I get a truer picture of how each student is performing.

Dr. Pats Neelakantan

East Stroudsburg University of PA