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                  301 W. Elm - Salina, KS - 67401 

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Library Hours

                 Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
                 Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                 Sunday 1 - 6 p.m. 

Salina Public Library Proctoring Policy and Procedure

Proctoring Policy

  • Salina Public Library provides proctoring service free of charge.
  • Proctoring is done by all Information Services staff on the research computers next to the Information Services main help desk.
    *This area is NOT enclosed and is NOT guaranteed to be quiet.
  • We observe the student during the exam, but we do not sit with the student.
  • No proctoring is scheduled during evenings or weekends.
  • We only proctor computer tests.  We do not proctor paper exams.
  • No books, notes, headphones, bathroom breaks or cell phones are permitted during computer tests unless otherwise specified by the instructor.
  • If specified, we can send notifications that the student arrived and took the test.
  • Appointments should be made in advance to allow time for the library to receive necessary information from the school and/or instructor.
  • Salina Public Library reserves the right to cancel a proctoring session.
  • There are two proctoring sessions per day. (Schedule a session as early in the semester as possible.)
         -Mornings from 9:15 am to 11:30 am (limited to 3 students)
         -Afternoons from 2:15 pm to 4:30 pm (limited to 3 students)
  • Student agress to:
         -bring current photo ID and Salina Public Library card to take the test.
         -be aware of and follow all proctoring rules established by their school and instructor.
         -make sure the instructor is aware of and in agreement with our Proctoring Policy and Procedure.
         -notify the instructor of their appointment date and make sure that the instructor has sent passwords.
         -make sure that the software used for testing is compatible with the software available at the library, prior to the exam.
          Library computers will not be modified to accomodate online tests.
         -provide their own testing supplies such as scratch paper, pencil, USB drives, calculators, etc.

Proctoring Procedures


Before scheduling a test

  1. Read and agree to our Proctoring Policy.
  2. Fill out a Proctor Request Form. (fill out one form per course)
  3. Submit all forms you school requires to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

After recieving confirmation from us:

  1. Register for your test on our Library Calendar.  (There is no need to fill out a Proctor Request Form again for subsequent tests on the same class.)
  2. Bring your current photo ID and Salina Public LIbrary card to take your test.


  • Please email passwords to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. two or more days in advanced of the student's test date, including the student's name and course in the subject line.
  • Include your policies about what the student is allowed to use while taking the test. If not specified, we will default to our policies above.
  • We will notify you if we believe the test has been compromised.