Exams: Exam Day Instructions

Starting a SofTest Exam

  1. Launch the SofTest application.
  2. From the launcher window choose Take An Exam.
  3. Select the desired exam from the Available Exams drop-down menu. If you do not see your exam then click Home to return to the previous window and then choose Download Exams.
  4. Enter your numeric Exam ID number, which can be found in myCourses/Course Portal (and should also have been emailed to you). If you are just practicing, you can enter 000.
  5. Click Start.
  6. You may be asked about disabling Anti-virus software. Most people can safely choose Ignore here.
  7. When you reach the stop sign, stop and wait for the proctor so that everyone begins simultaneously.

Ending the Exam

  • When time is called, immediately click Exit & Save and then Close Exam.
  • Click Exit.
  • SofTest will automatically upload your exam.

NOTE: You will also receive an email confirming successful upload of your exam.

Contact

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  • Our online services may not be available during these maintenance periods.

    Regularly
    Fridays: 5pm-midnight
    2nd & 4th Tuesdays: 5pm-7pm

    Occasionally
    Tuesdays: 5am-7am
    Thursdays: 5pm-7pm

    Notices
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