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How to take the ProctorTrack Onboarding Exam

Onboarding Exam

The Onboarding Exam is a practice test created by the instructor that students must take prior to taking their official course exam. The Onboarding Exam sets up a profile for the user in ProctorTrack, and checks the Student’s system and ensures their identity by taking a series of pictures (facial, ID, hand-positional, etc.).
The Onboarding Exam MUST be taken at least 48 hours prior to the official exam. It is recommended that instructors create the Onboarding exam as soon as they are able to.

Review the steps below for the Onboarding process and how it works

  1. After clicking on the desired course in ReggieNet, click on the ProctorTrack tab in the left-hand menu of ReggieNet. This will take you to the ProctorTrack Dashboard where you will access your Onboarding Exam as well as other exams. Locate your Onboarding Exam and click Go To Test (See Figure 1).

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  1. Download and Run ProctorTrack: You will be asked to download and run the ProctorTrack software (See Figures 2a – 2b). A list of what is not allowed will be displayed. Scroll through the list of items to familiarize yourself with them, then click the box next to I have read, understand and will adhere to the required environment guidelines, then click Go To Next Step.

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  1. You will now be prompted to download and run ProctorTrack. Do not close the browser tab that is prompting the download. To begin, click Download Proctortrack. You will notice the download minimized at the base of your screen. After it has downloaded, click the arrow facing up ^ within the minimized download window and select Open (See Figure 3).

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  1. The ProctorTrack file is a .zip file (for macs) and a .exe file (for Windows)
  2. You may need to launch ProctorTrack from your Downloads folder to continue.

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  1. Choose to Open Proctortrack when asked. The Proctortrack software will load and you will see a screen that says Connecting… (See Figure 5).

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  1. Once connected, read through the Agreement Policy and click the box next to ‘I confirm my consent, agreement, and acknowledgment as described below’ and then click the Start System Check button (See Figure 6).

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  1. Confirm the Camera and Microphone you are using to take the exam by clicking the CONFIRM button (See Figure 7).

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  1. ProctorTrack will now go through a series of system checks to ensure your computer has the necessary hardware/software for the proctored exam. If any unauthorized applications are detected, you will be notified at this time to close them (See Figure 8).

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  1. As part of the system check, you will be asked to verify your identity through a facial, ID and knuckle scan. When prompted and ready, click the SCAN button.

For the Facial Scan, make sure to fill the silhouette completely and lighting is good. If your face is not clear or the lighting is not optimal, you can choose to re-take the picture (See Figure 9).

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For the ID scan, make sure the words are legible and the picture is clear. You will have the option to re-take if it needs correcting (See Figure 10).

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For the Knuckle scan, you can choose your left or right hand, fill the frame with your hand (palm facing you) and then click SCAN (See Figure 11).

  • NOTE: If you are not presented with the option for a knuckle scan; your instructor may have disabled it.

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  1. Review what is/is not allowed. After reading through the Exam Guidelines, click I Agree, Let’s Begin the Proctoring (See Figure 12).

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  1. The onboarding is now complete. It is important to take your Onboarding Exam as soon as your instructor has created and made it available to you, as it will need to go through a review and approval process in order to create your profile and start using ProctorTrack.

Getting Help:

ProctorTrack Support is Available 24x7x365 - They have recommended that you reach out to them as your initial source for support. ProctorTrack may be reached using the following contact methods:


  1. Phone: 1(844) 753-2020
  2. Submit a support ticket at
  3. Chat Support: Use the Chat option in the lower right-hand corner while on the ProctorTrack Dashboard.
  4. Email:

Need help with your ULID or something Account Related? Contact the Technology Support Center at (309) 438-4357

For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding ProctorTrack, Click Here.

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