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This tool requires students to download a separate application on their computers.

See also:

How do I enable Respondus Lockdown Browser on an Ultra test or assignment?

How do I enable Respondus Lockdown Browser for Chromebook? NEW

How can Respondus Lockdown Browser be used on an iPad? ↗︎ NEW

Download the instructor Quick Start Guide (pdf) for Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor:


↗︎ indicate external links

Respondus Lockdown Browser (exam security) is NOT the same tool as Respondus 4 (test generation software).

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. Students are unable to copy, print, access other applications, or visit other websites during an online exam. 

Technical Requirements for Students

View the latest computer requirements for Respondus Lockdown Browser & Respondus Monitor. ↗︎

A “beta” release of a new Chromebook extension for LockDown Browser is currently available for assessments in the Original Blackboard courseInstructors will need to allow the use of LockDown Browser for Chromebook on a per exam basisThe Virtual Desktop Environment via web browser may be an alternative. 

GETTING HELP: Live chat help is available within LockDown Browser when using Respondus Monitor. Chat agents can assist students with pre-exam issues related to the webcam and microphone. Click the "Need More help?" button.