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How do I add Proctorio to the course navigation and enable it for a quiz?

You will learn how to add Proctorio to your course navigation and how to enable Proctorio within a quiz in your course in Canvas.

1. Add Proctorio to course navigation.

For each course, you must have Secure Exam Proctor enabled in the navigation tab of the course settings. If Secure Exam Proctor has already been added to your course, skip to the next section to add Proctorio to a quiz.

Please remember to review UPS documents regarding online instruction requirements for syllabus info on equipment and internet connection requirements, recording of class sessions, accessibility, etc. Many items are addressed in this document:
Policy on Online Instruction (UPS 411.104).

1.1. Select Settings within your Canvas course.

Settings tab selected

1.2. Select the Navigation tab.

Navigation tab selected

1.3. Select the Secure Exam Proctor and drag it into the course navigation menu.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for Secure Exam Proctor in the "Drag items here to hide them from students" area.   

Note: Even though you are moving this into the course Navigation menu, the Secure Exam Proctor tab will be hidden from instructors and students.

Secure exam proctor (Proctorio) item seleced

1.4. Scroll down and click Save at the bottom of the page.

Save tab selected.
2. Add Proctorio to a classic quiz.

Note: There are two types of quizzes offered in Canvas: the Classic Quiz and the New Quiz. Secure Exam Proctor can only be used with Canvas classic quizzes.

2.1. Click on Quizzes in the left navigation menu.

Quizzres tab selected.

2.2. Click on the edit button (three vertical dots) for the quiz that you would like to add Proctorio to.

Three vertical dots button selected.

2.3. Select Edit.

Edit box selected.

2.4. Scroll down to the Quiz Restrictions area and check the Enable Proctorio Secure Exam Proctor.

Enable Proctorio Secure Exam Proctor

2.5. Click the Proctorio Settings tab to modify your Proctorio settings.

Proctorio settings selected.

2.6. Click Save when you are done.

To make the quiz visible to students, you must first publish the quiz. If the quiz is inside of a Canvas module, you must publish the module as well.

To make the quiz visible to students inside of a module, you must first publish the module.

Save button selected.

Getting Help

In order to access the Proctorio Help and Support Center (including guides and live chat), users must:

  • Be logged in to Chrome.
  • Have the Proctorio Chrome extension installed with that same user account.
  • Must be in a Canvas course in which Proctorio has been enabled.

To access Proctorio support guides or Live Chat (from within your course webpage):

  1. Click on the Proctorio Chrome extension icon.
  2. Click Live Chat to text with a Proctorio representative.
  3. Click Help and Support Center for videos and step-by-step guides.
Proctorio help menu

Note: The Proctorio live chat and guides are only available if the extension displays in your web browser. Remember, you need to be in your course where you are a Teacher.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to add Proctorio to the course navigation and how to add it to your Quiz.