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Testing Center.Distance Education Testing Center - WIU-Macomb

What is a Proctored Exam?

A proctored exam is an exam that is supervised by someone who verifies the identity of the student and monitors the student while they take the exam.

Exams Proctored at Macomb Testing Center - NOTICE NEW HOURS!

The Testing Center is located in Horrabin Hall 10. Students must schedule appointments with Testing Center staff.

  • Schedule appointments at least 48 hours in advance.
    Call (309) 298-2496 for an appointment.
  • Testing times are Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
  • Photo IDs are required to test.
  • Parking passes are available upon request.

Contact the Testing Center as soon as possible if you cannot keep your appointment.

Exams Proctored at the Quad Cities Testing Center

To schedule a testing appointment, call (309) 743-0985.

Exams Proctored at Non-WIU Locations

Students unable to take their exams at WIU’s Macomb or Quad Cities campuses must complete an Exam Request Form found on their class website or the student may contact the instructor.

Students should arrange for an acceptable proctor to conduct the examination and are responsible for fees assessed and postage to return the exam. The following are acceptable proctors:

  • Testing center personnel at community colleges and universities
  • School superintendents and high school principals and counselors
  • Education officers of military personnel
  • A library that provides proctoring services

Exam Request Forms

Exam Request Forms should be submitted to the Testing Center at least two weeks before the exam opens. If a student plans to use the same proctor for all exams, he/she may check all exams at the top of the form. The Exam Request Form may be scanned and emailed to or faxed to (309) 298-2154.

Exam Proctoring for Outside Institutions

The Testing Center offers exam proctoring services for students taking courses at other educational institutions. Contact the Distance Education Testing Center to make an appointment. A current photo ID is required.


Testing Center Policies (PDF)

1:00 PM TO 4:30 PM.


Testing Center Email:


Mailing Address:
Distance Education Testing Center
Horrabin Hall 10
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL  61455