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Respondus LockDown Browser

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Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within MyClasses. Similar to using Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari, when students use LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. Some faculty will also require the use of a WebCam while using LockDown Browser for student verification during online assessments.

Windows and Mac System Requirements

Install LockDown Browser

Students are encouraged to install Respondus LockDown Browser prior to taking an assessment. Those who are not familiar with LockDown Browser should read the following information.

Note: Faculty can link to either of these handouts in their course for reference.

Faculty who are interested in using Respondus LockDown Browser can easily enable this feature for any MyClasses assessment: