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Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

WVNCC has a campus-wide license for Respondus LockDown Browser® and Respondus Monitor.

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within our Blackboard learning system. When students use LockDown Browser to access an exam, they are unable to print, copy, visit other websites, or access other applications. Once an assessment is started, students are locked into it until it's submitted for grading. For a complete list of features, visit the Respondus website at

Monitor builds upon the power of LockDown Browser, using a student’s webcam and video analytics to prevent cheating during non-proctored exams. For a complete list of features, visit the Respondus website at

The LockDown Browser & Monitor Instructor Quick Start Guide can be found here:

The LockDown Browser Instructor Resources can be found here:

The Monitor Resources can be found here:

Upcoming Instructor Trainings: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor - This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including new enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

Register for the webinars here:

Our license with Respondus, Inc. does not permit instructors or students to obtain support directly from Respondus, Inc. If our staff is unable to solve a particular question or problem, we will contact Respondus, Inc. on your behalf.

If you have questions or problems using the LockDown Browser or Monitor software, direct your questions to the following person(s) here at WVNCC:

Contact IT at IT@WVNCC.EDU