FAQ about on campus digital exams
On this page you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions on on campus digital exams.
Schoolyear requires some standard Windows libraries and they should be up-to-date. Please run Windows update to get the latest versions. If you don't know how see this article from Microsoft.
WUR provides enough bandwidth for every student in the room to have 2 or 3 devices simultaneously connected. In the exam setting there will be less students than in a college setting. Moreover the exam software (Ans) does not require a large bandwidth.
Yes. For every seat in an exam room there is an outlet to plug in your laptop.
In some cases the virus scanner from Kaspersky or Norton will block the security software, Schoolyear. If the laptop check shows that this is the case on your laptop, please try these instructions in the Schoolyear help.
In addition please file a report with Kaspersky where you ask to enable Schoolyear: Kaspersky application blocks my website or application. What should I do?
If that does not work please step by the Servicepoint IT in Forum and check with them if they can help.
If that did not fix your problem make sure you arrive early in the exam room so we can find a solution.
This is a force majeure situation. If the building has to be evacuated or if the examination cannot take place due to some other calamity, a new opportunity will be organised as soon as possible in consultation between the executive board, the examining board, the examiner and the students. This goes for every exam, not only for a digital on campus exam.
If this happens during an exam and it is still possible and allowed to take the exam without risks of losing work, the examiner may decide to let students finish the exam.