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ACCUPLACER for National University Online Students

Online ACCUPLACER Proctor Approval Information


These procedures for taking the ACCUPLACER exam are only for National University students enrolled in an online program. If you are not enrolled in a National University online program, contact the center nearest you for the ACCUPLACER testing schedule.  If you are a student at another school, contact your institution about their procedures for administering ACCUPLACER.

English and math ACCUPLACER exams require a proctor who will monitor you while you take your exam. As an online student, you will be responsible for finding your own proctor. A proctor can be a supervisor at your job, a clergy member, a representative from a testing/learning center at a college, local university, or a library. A proctor cannot be a family member or personal friend.

Click here to access the Proctor Approval form.

Every proctor must have an email address and access to the internet. You will receive an email confirming the delivery of the exam information to your proctor. At this time, you will contact your proctor to make arrangements to take the exam.

ACCUPLACER FAQs and Proctoring Procedures for Online Students

How do I access the Proctor Approval Form?
The Proctor Approval form is available through the website. You must complete this form and your proctor must be approved prior to taking the ACCUPLACER exam.

Who can be my proctor?
Your proctor can be a supervisor at your job, a clergy member, a representative from a testing/learning center at a college, local university, or library. A proctor cannot be a family member or personal friend. The proctor must be a person who will agree to administer the exam in a fair, professional manner.

How am I notified that my proctor approval form has been received?
You will receive an email confirming the approval of your proctor form.

Once the proctor approval form is approved, how long will it take before my proctor receives the exam instructions?
The proctor approval form and the instructions for administering the ACCUPLACER exam will be forwarded electronically to your proctor within one week of approval.

What if my proctor does not have access to email or internet?
The proctor must have access to email and the internet to be approved.

Do I have to resubmit a proctor approval form if I wish to retake the exam?
Yes, you must submit a proctor approval form if you wish retake the exam. You must wait 14 days and pay a $5.00 fee to retest.


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