Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser* is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment during an online quiz or exam.  Respondus LockDown Browser prevents test takers from using several functions including printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during a test. A built-in calculator option is available.  Instructors may use this tool for their Canvas quizzes.


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*Respondus Monitor & Instructor Live Procotoring options are not available

Respondus LockDown Browser Software Poster

Instructions for Students

Please set up Respondus LockDown Browser PRIOR to your exam date by following the instructions below. 

  1. Install Respondus LockDown BrowserOpens in new window on a computer or laptop. *Must have admin access to install the software
  2. Overview of Respondus LockDown BrowserOpens in new window
  3. How to Use Respondus LockDown BrowserOpens in new window
  4. To take an online test, start Respondus LockDown Browser and navigate to the exam (You won't be able to access the exam with a standard web browser).

Technical Support

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*Note: Instructors must enable iPad for use with Respondus LockDown Browser.
iPhone/Android are not supported.

Student IT Help Desk
(657) 278-8888

Faculty/Staff IT Help Desk
(657) 278-7777

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