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Exams

Final Exam Schedules

Exam Information

Students with a documented disability who need exam accommodations must submit a Student Application for Accommodations and the requisite documentation to the Office of Student Support (studentsupport@stcl.edu) at least 30 days in advance of exam accommodations. Students who identify physical barrier concerns should immediately report them to the Office of Student Support.

Final Exam Number

After classes end, your 6-digit final exam number will automatically populate in the Exam Number field in Examplify when you download an exam. To confirm if your exam number is correct, follow these instructions to locate it on STANLEY, or you can also review it on the sign-in sheet when you check-in to your exam room.

Midterm Exam Number

Your midterm exam number (M#) will automatically populate in the Exam Number field in Examplify when you download an exam. If your professor wants you to use your final exam number for your midterm(s), follow these instructions to locate it on STANLEY.

Allowed Items

  • Laptops, webcam, microphone (if ExamMonitor is enabled), extension cord
  • Pens, highlighters, pencils, and pencil sharpeners
  • Wallet (money purse), keys
  • Foam Earplugs (noise cancelling devices are allowed for off-campus exams)
  • Eyeglasses (no eyeglass cases), contact lenses in original container (no boxes)
  • Non-alcoholic beverages (in a clear container with no labels or writing)
  • Tissues, cough drops, medicine, wrapped feminine hygiene products
  • Books and/or notes for open book/open note exams only (if allowed)
  • Sweater or jacket

Prohibited Items
(MUST be placed in Rm. 436/536* when taking an on-campus exam)

  • Electronic devices i.e. cell phones, pagers, iPads, tablets, calculator (unless allowed by professor), headphones or any sound suppression device (unless you are taking an off-campus exam, ensure that the device is not plugged into anything)
  • Smart watches, digital watches, fitness trackers
  • Backpacks/purses, tote bags
  • Food
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Books (unless it is an open book exam)
  • Notes (unless it is an open note exam)
  • Hats, scarves, headgear (except religious items)
  • Smoking materials

*You are strongly encouraged to leave your personal belongings at home or in your locker.  If you must utilize the personal belongings room(s), ensure all of your belongings are clearly identifiable and that any electronic devices are powered off or on silent.  Neither the college nor proctors will assume responsibility or liability for stolen, lost, or damaged personal property left in these rooms

  • On-campus exam testers: Blue books will be available in your exam room on the front desk
  • Off-campus exam testers: If you are on campus and would prefer to use a blue book to handwrite your essay answers, stop by the Student Services office (Ste. 267) to check out a blue book before your exam begins. Your student ID ready
    • When you finish your exam:
      • Write your final exam number on the front of your used blue book(s)
      • Immediately return all used and unused blue books to the Student Services office when you have finished testing

See the exam schedule here to verify the dates, times, exam passwords, and room numbers for your exams. Rooms are subject to change.

  • On-campus exam testers MUST be in their assigned room at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Off-campus exam testers may test in any location they would like but MUST be ready to start their exam at the scheduled start time (as indicated on the exam schedule)
    • See available classrooms for off-campus testers posted on the final exam schedule
    • Do not test in a room assigned to another class
  • The current exam schedule will be available in the following locations:
    • Exams page on STANLEY
    • Table with earplugs next to the eagle on 1st-floor atrium
    • Next to all elevators
  • Examplify Login:
      • Username: G#
      • Password: Date of birth, 6-digit format (mmddyy)

Review the policy regarding final exam reschedules and deferrals on page 15 in the Student Handbook to determine if you need to reschedule or defer your exam(s).

Refer to the final exam schedule to confirm what room you will test in.

Off-Campus Exam Room

Although you may take your off-campus exam anywhere on or off campus, you may also test in Emilie Slohm. This room is reserved for off-campus exam takers only.

ExamSoft - Examplify

Examplify can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X based computers (i.e., purchased within the last 3-4 years). Specific system requirements are noted below.

Windows:

  • Operating System = 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows 10.
  • Alternate versions of Windows 10, such as Windows RT and Windows 10 S, are NOT supported at this time.
  • ExamSoft does not support Tablet devices other than Surface Pro as detailed below.
  • CPU = 2.0Ghz Intel i3 processor or equivalent.
  • RAM = 4GB or higher.
  • Hard Drive = 1GB of available space or highest recommended for the operating system.
  • Internet connection for download, registration, exam download and upload.
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024×768 or higher.
  • Administrator level account permissions.

MAC:

  • Operating System = OS X 10.13 (High Sierra) and OS X 10.14 Mojave and OS X 10.15 (Catalina) (as of 10/30/2019).
  • CPU = Intel processor.
  • RAM = 4GB.
  • Hard Drive = 1GB or higher of free disk space.
  • Touchbars are supported.
  • Server version of Mac OS X is not supported.
  • Internet connection Examplify download, registration, exam download and upload.
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024×768 or higher.
  • Administrator level account permissions.

Examplify is the testing software (created by ExamSoft) you will use to take your exam. Make sure to update or install the latest version of Examplify (currently 2.8.0) on your computer.

  • To Update:
    1. Open and log in to Examplify on your computer
      • Examplify Login:
        • Username: G#
        • Password: Date of birth, 6-digit format (mmddyy)
    2. Click the ‘Update Now’ button when prompted

  • To Install: Click this link to find instructions on how to install Examplify onto your device.

Practice using Examplify by taking a secure or unsecure mock exam prior to taking your midterm/final exams. Both exams are 10 minutes and can be taken up to 5 times. Taking a mock exam once will also complete your baseline photo requirement, which will be used to verify your identify for all of your Examplify exams.

You must take either mock exam if your exam will have ExamID/ExamMonitor enabled.

  • Examplify Login:
    • Username: G#
    • Password: Date of birth, 6-digit format (mmddyy)
  • Exam Names
    • Spring 2022 Mock Exam (Desktop Blocked)
    • Spring 2022 Mock Exam (Desktop Access – No Internet Access)
  • Exam Password: MOCKSP22

Exam Tech Support Contacts

Examsoft

Available 24 hours per day

Exam Taker Support Line
866-429-8889

Live Help Desk Chat
(bottom right corner)
https://help.examsoft.com/s/

STCL Houston Exam Tech Support

Currently available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

STCL Houston IT Services

George Milz
Room 321T
713.646.1864
gmilz@stcl.edu

STCL Houston IT Services

Anthony Thompson
Room 321T
713.646.1710
athompson@stcl.edu

Student Services

Main Office
Room 267
713.646.1701
studentservices@stcl.edu