Respondus LockDown Browser

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within our learning management system. The open labs on campus already have LockDown Browser installed. If you plan to use your own computer for exams, please download and install LockDown Browser via the following link: Download Respondus Lockdown Browser

LockDown Browser:

  • Prevents access to other applications including messaging, screen-sharing, virtual machines, and network monitoring applications
  • Print, Print Screen and screen capture functions are disabled
  • Copying and pasting anything to or from an assessment is prevented
  • Right-click menu options, function keys, keyboard shortcuts and task switching are disabled
  • An assessment cannot be exited until the student submits it for grading
  • Browser menu and toolbar options are removed, except for Back, Forward, Refresh and Stop