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Proctoring Options for DL Courses

The University of North Florida is committed to the academic integrity of its distance learning courses. Instructors may elect to use online or on ground proctoring options for exams in their DL courses in order to authenticate student identity and promote academic honesty.


Online proctoring allows students to take exams from any location using their computer's webcam and internet connection. Honorlock is the online proctoring service adopted for use with Distance Learning courses. If you are interested in utilizing Honorlock for your distance learning course assessments please contact


Information Honorlock
Which courses can use this tool? Distance Learning only
Type of Proctoring Webcam view and desktop are recorded and monitored by AI during the test; live proctors will initiate a chat session with the student if a high-level violation is detected. Instructor is able to review a violation report and recorded sessions.
Authentication Students show photo ID and perform a room scan at the beginning of each test; included in instructor review
Student Scheduling Not required: available on demand
Practice Test Yes
Student Cost None
Required Equipment Webcam/microphone; desktop or laptop computer
Canvas Integration Yes- students access test from Canvas and instructor reviews exam reports from Canvas
Technical Support Via 24/7 Honorlock live chat or email support
Customized Exam Rules Yes
Recording Availability Within 24 hours, available for up to 12 months
Rule Violations Flagged in recordings
Additional Information Learn more about Honorlock

On Ground

Scheduled Exams

UNF's definition of distance learning allows for up to 8 hours of classroom contact in a 3 credit hour course. Instructors can choose to have the class meet only for exams if they work with their department to schedule space and advertise the planned meeting times in advance of course registration. For more information, see the Hybrid and Distance Learning Course Delivery page.


Department-Organized Testing

Instructors can make arrangements within their program or department to reserve space in campus computer labs for proctored testing for student able to attend campus.