How does online proctoring work?

The School offers online proctoring services for students enrolled in online courses who do not live within 30 km of an established Canadian exam centre. This includes all international students. The School currently uses B-virtual for our online proctoring services.  Please consult your course outline to confirm whether your course has a proctored final exam. 

Registering for your exam:

All students enrolled in an online course with a proctored final exam will need to register for their exam at the start of the course. When registering to write your final exam, you can select the online proctoring option if you are eligible. Please consult the application form for eligibility requirements. The final examination will then be conducted entirely online.

Technical Requirements:

To ensure that your computer is compatible with the online proctoring service, please complete the One-Click “Test Your Technology” service at the following link:

Technical requirements:

  • High speed internet connection of at least 3Mbps, wired connection preferred
  • External or Built-in webcam with a resolution of at least 640 x 480
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Adobe Flash Player 7 or higher
  • Compatible browser

Scheduling your exam with B-virtual:

A few weeks prior to the scheduled exam period, you will be invited to schedule your exam with a B-virtual proctor.  Final exams are normally scheduled over the final weekend of the course, but please refer to your course outline or instructor.  

Click on the following link for a demo of scheduling your exam:

Exam experience:

Each student has a live proctor that connects in real-time to their computer for the entirety of the exam. A government ID check and full room scan is conducted at the start of the exam.

Please see the video at the link below to learn more about the online proctored exam experience:


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