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Exams/Tests

Butte County Library Proctoring Procedures

Butte County Library will:

  • Receive test and provide a Senior Library Assistant or Librarian to sign appropriate paperwork and proctor exam.
  • Advise student of specific institutional guidelines (no notes, no open book, calculator, etc.) prior to start of exam.
  • Hold exam until deadline stated by institution.
  • Proctor exams taken on a personal laptop (all branches except Biggs).
  • Return completed exam to the institution through regular library mail pick up.

Butte County Library cannot provide:

  • A locked or secure place, nor a quiet study room for test taking.
  • A librarian for one-on-one monitoring.
  • Proctoring for a group.
  • Extended computer time on a public computer. Library public computers have a one hour limit which cannot be overridden locally.
  • Return postage for, fax, or arrange for pick up of a completed exam.

Student Responsibilities:

  • Notify institution that exam must be sent in a sealed envelope addressed to “reference staff”.
  • Call library to verify receipt of exam.
  • Arrive with necessary identification and supplies to take exam.
  • Pay BCL test proctoring fee of $28.50 for up to a 3-hour exam.
  • Allow sufficient time to take the exam during available open hours, and before the deadline that has been established by testing institution.
  • Allow sufficient return time for regular library mailing.
  • Provide postage and an envelope, if not supplied by institution for return of completed exam.

Please call your local library branch if you have further questions. Thank you!

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