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SummaryUsing Exam accounts to restrict student web and app access during exams.
AuthorMaintained by Matt Ringh
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StatusUp-to-date for the 2023-2024 school year.

What are they?

The RCS Technology Department provides special "Exam Accounts" for use by students for standardized testing and during MS/US exam week. These accounts allow students use of a laptop but blocks them from being able to access the internet or other online resources. These are RCS domain accounts, like your own, but with limited permissions.

These accounts allow students to open a new Google Doc and print to a nearby printer.

These accounts prevent use of the internet, e-mail, file sharing, and most other applications on standard RCS Chromebooks.

These accounts can be used on a number of RCS Chromebooks which are held in the Language Chromebook cart. They cannot be used on personal laptops, tablets, or other devices.

How/when do I use them?

Valerie Keller is our Coordinator of Standardized Testing, and she handles the deployment of these Exam laptops.

Exam account logins and passwords are distributed via paper slips from the Tech Department during midterms and finals. If you're using them during the year, please go to Google Drive and search for "Exam Accounts Spreadsheet". Please don't share these credentials with students.

An alternative to Exam Accounts (for use by all classroom teachers) is DigiExam.

Testing Center

The Testing Center also have Chromebooks available for use ONLY in the Testing Center. These Chromebooks are configured in a similar configuration to the exam devices. The Testing Center Coordinator is in possession of 'Testing Center id cards' which contain the username and password, and can be used by students to release print jobs.