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Login instructions for an on-campus digital exam

This article will explain how to start an on-campus digital exam with Schoolyear enabled. These instructions will also be present during the on-campus exam. Click below for the online instruction or click here for an instruction video.

Step to login into an on-campus digital exam

When you start the exam, Schoolyear will close all programs and documents that are currently running on your laptop so make sure to save any important documents first.

  1. Open a webbrowser (Chrome, Firefox or Edge). On a Macbook, the Safari browser is not supported. In that case install one of the three mentioned browsers.
  2. Go to and click on 'Sign in' in the upper right corner of the page.
  1. Under Log in with your school account, choose Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
  1. On the next page you need to fill in your WUR username and password.
  1. Click on 'Sign in'
  2. The Ans homepage opens. You can see your available exams under 'Live assignments'.
  1. Click on your exam under 'Live assignments'.
  2. The exam opens on the instruction page of the exam. Read the text carefully.
  1. Click on 'Start'.

If you already have Schoolyear installed, then the following steps only appear when there is a newer version available.

  1. Click on 'Download Schoolyear'.
  1. When Schoolyear has finished downloading, open and install the installation file.
  1. Schoolyear will ask for confirmation before signing you out of Windows.
  1. Click on 'I understand' and Schoolyear will log you off. Log back in with your Windows password (if you have one) and Schoolyear will automatically launch.

You will automatically be redirected back to your exam in Ans.

Enter the password, given by the invigilator, in the password field and click on "Submit" to begin the exam.

You can see the amount of time left in the upper right corner of the screen.

When you are allowed to use a dictionary in the exam you can translate words or parts of the text via Readspeaker. See Using a dictionary in a digital exam.

It is important to know that even if an error occurs during your exam, all your given answers are saved regularly.

Make sure you submit your exam first by clicking on the submit icon in the lower right corner of the exam before you click on the 'EXIT EXAM' button!

  1. Click on the 'EXIT' button
  2. Confirm that you want to exit the exam environment.

Problems during the start of the exam.

If your laptop is not working at the start of the exam, please know that there are other possibilities to make your exam. You can get a spare WUR laptop or a paper copy of the exam. Consult the invigilator for these options. (Click here to read more about how to arrange a spare laptop.)

You are done. Great job!