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Spring 2021 Alternate Exam Locations

The Provost’s Office is coordinating the use of central testing spaces to accommodate larger courses while also supporting physical distancing protocols. Guidance for requesting (1) testing locations and (2) protocols and use of each location is provided below. Each location will be supported by a dedicated attendant responsible for directing students and assisting faculty with questions. COVID-19 classroom materials provided at each location include cleaning wipes and hand sanitizer stations, and signage to direct students to specific testing locations and additional protocols. Please direct any questions concerns alternate testing locations to roomreservations@auburn.edu.

REQUESTING AN ALTERNATE TESTING LOCATION:

Faculty wishing to schedule an alternate location to administer a test this spring should email the following information to roomreservations@auburn.edu. Please make requests at least two weeks in advance to allow time for and attendant to be scheduled and additional arrangements. Once a request is confirmed, the University Scheduler will email a confirmation to the faculty member.

Please note, all efforts are being made to accommodate as many requests as possible. Faculty members may be contacted during the semester to discuss possible schedule changes in an effort to allow for more requests to be accommodated.

Please include the following in your request:

Name:

Department and Course:

Date:

Beginning and End time:

Number of students:

Building preference (optional – may request from list below):

Testing Procedure: paper or computer (students must bring own computers)

SPECIFIC LOCATION INFORMATION:

Specific information for testing locations is provided below. Photos of each location will be added soon.

Bear Eaves Memorial Coliseum

Memorial Coliseum Memorial Coliseum
Maximum capacity: 250
Layout: Tables and chairs to accommodate up to 250 with adequate distancing and a proctoring station
Observers: Due to the size of this location, up to two monitors will be present to encourage academic honesty during exams. Faculty are encouraged to also have GTAs present when possible to assist with addressing any needs that arise.
Instructions:
  • Students should report to the east entrance on the ground floor of the coliseum. Signage will be posted to help direct students to the right place.
  • Masks are required at all times. Any student not wearing a face covering will be subject to disciplinary action per the University’s Policy on Classroom Behavior.
  • Another test may be in session prior to your class time. Please maintain appropriate physical distancing while waiting to enter the facility. The facility attendant will notify you when you may enter.
  • Upon entering the facility, please take a seat and await instruction from your professor.
  • Upon completing your test, follow instructions on submitting the test and follow signage to exit the building.

Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center – Grand Ballroom

Grand Ballroom
Maximum capacity: 108
Layout: long tables to accommodate up to 108 with adequate distancing and a proctoring station
Instructions:
  • Students should report to the south entrance of the hotel next to the parking garage. Follow provided signage.
  • Masks are required at all times. Any student not wearing a face covering will be subject to disciplinary action per the University’s Policy on Classroom Behavior.
  • Another test may be in session prior to your class time. Please maintain appropriate physical distancing while waiting to enter the ballroom. The facility attendant will notify you when you may enter.
  • Upon entering the ballroom, please take a seat and await instruction from your professor.
  • Upon completing your test, follow instructions on submitting the test and follow signage to exit the building.
  • Be aware that if you choose to park at the hotel it does incur a cost of $5 for self-parking and $10 for valet parking.

Jordan-Hare Stadium Harbert Family Recruiting Center

Recruiting Center
Maximum capacity: 75
Layout: combination of long tables and high round tables to accommodate up to 75 students with adequate distancing and a proctoring station.
Instructions:
  • Students should report to the Gate 10/Harbert Family Recruiting Center Entrance on Donahue Drive to enter the stadium through the Tiger Walk entrance. Signage will be posted to help direct you to the right place.
  • Follow signs to Level 1 of the recruiting center where you will wait to enter the testing location on Level 2. Stairs and an elevator are available.
  • Face coverings are required at all times. Any student not wearing a face covering will be subject to disciplinary action per the University’s Policy on Classroom Behavior.
  • Another test may be in session prior to your class time. Please maintain appropriate physical distancing while waiting to go up to the testing location. The facility attendant will notify you when you may enter.
  • Upon entering Level 2, please take a seat and await instruction from your professor.
  • Upon completing your exam, follow instructions on submitting the test and follow signage to IMMEDIATELY exit the building.

RBD Library Ground Level Seminar Room

Library Room
Maximum capacity: 25
Layout: tables to accommodate 25 with adequate distancing and a proctoring station
Instructions:
  • Students should report to the ground level of the library. Follow provided signage. Note if you are taking the elevator only the central glass elevator goes all the way down to the ground level.
  • Masks are required at all times. Any student not wearing a face covering will be subject to disciplinary action per the University’s Policy on Classroom Behavior.
  • Another test may be in session prior to your class time. Please maintain appropriate physical distancing while waiting to enter the testing location. The facility attendant will notify you when you may enter.
  • Upon entering the seminar room, please take a seat and await instruction from your professor.
  • Upon completing your test, follow instructions on submitting the test and follow signage to exit the building in the correct direction.

ONLINE TESTS:

If you will be administering an online test in your location, please be sure to remind your students of the following recommendations and instructions:

  • Students must bring their own device to take the exam. Please refer to testing platform to learn what devices are permissible. Faculty are requested to notify students of any specific requirements prior to the test day.
    • If a student does not have access to a device, they may arrange with their faculty to take the exam through the Auburn University Testing Services where desktop machines are provided as an alternative option
    • Please note this must be arranged in advanced with your faculty member and scheduled by the student.
  • Devices should be fully charged upon arrival. The option to charge your device during the test cannot be guaranteed. If you have concerns about battery life of your device, please be sure to bring the power cord as some charging stations will be available.
  • Students should log into the Auburn Wi-Fi using their Auburn credentials. If a student has not yet logged into the Auburn Wi-Fi on the device you plan to use, please do so prior to the test day to ensure you have time to address any issues that may arise. The OIT Helpdesk can assist you with questions:
    • Telephone: (334) 844-4944
    • E-mail: helpdesk@auburn.edu
    • Walk-in: Ralph Brown Draughon Library.
    • Help Desk hours of operation can be found here.
  • Faculty are recommended to utilize the lock down browser for students to access the online test. Students will need to download this prior to arriving to the exam. Guidance can be found here.

https://aub.ie/alternatetestinglocations
Alternate Testing Locations