• The University of Texas Austin, UT High School (UTHS) Credit by Exam tests will be administered through an online platform called Canvas and monitored using a secure data monitoring system called Proctorio.  Proctorio locks down the browser to ensure a secure testing experience for each student.

    Technology Requirements 

    • An electronic device, such as a Chromebook, Desktop, or Laptop (PC or Mac) with a webcam and microphone
    • Chrome Internet browser access
    • Proctorio Chrome Extension  

    Photo ID 

    As part of the test security and verification process, the student will be asked to present a Photo ID before beginning the test.

    Acceptable forms of Photo IDs are:

    • School ID,
    • State Issued ID (Driver's license/Permit), or 
    • Student Photo from PISD Pinnacle Gradebook App. 

    Remote Testing Rules

    Once in UTHS Canvas, students must review and agree to the Remote Proctorio Testing Environment Rules and Expectations  at the start of each exam. It is the student's responsibility to read and follow the guidelines. Failure to follow these rules may result in exam invalidation and a score of 0.

    How to Access My UTHS Online CBE Tests

    Carefully read the following information on accessing your online Credit by Exam tests.  The students must complete all steps listed below.  

  • Prepare for Your Exams - Study Guides

    UTHS Study Guides Webpage → https://bit.ly/StudyUT

    Study Guides are provided directly through the UT High School website links provided below and will include the following information:

    • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) being assessed
    • Materials Needed
    • Exam Structure
      • Number of Test Items 
      • Description of Test Parts
        • Types of Questions
        • Grading: Computer or Instructor Graded 
        • % Worth for each Test Part 
    • Copy of the Scholastic Honesty Statement 
    • General Study Tips
    • Sample Questions
    • Applicable Rubric 
    • Answer Key for Sample Questions 

  • STEP 1 - Install Proctorio Chrome Extension

    The Proctorio Chrome Extension is a Chrome app that must be added to your Chrome internet browser on the device you will use for testing.  

    • Using Google Chrome, go to getproctorio.com
    • Under Step 2, click on "Click Here".
    • This will open a new tab on the Chrome Web Store. Click on "Add to Chrome".
    • A pop-up window will appear. Click on "Add extension".
    • A new icon of a shield will appear in the upper left corner of your screen next to your Chrome picture.
      This indicates Proctorio has been installed.
    • Return to the Getproctorio tab and confirm all 3 steps are now done.
    • You may now close the tabs for Proctorio and Chrome Web Store.

    UTHS Proctorio Resources

  • STEP 2 - Locate the UT High School Email

    Prior to the opening of the testing window, UTHS will send a detailed email confirming CBE registration. 

    • The email will contain instructions and links that must be completed prior to testing.

  • STEP 3 - Setup Your UTHS Canvas Account

    The student will use the username provided in the UTHS email to log in.

    • Visit the UTHS Canvas login page and click Forgot Password.
    • Enter your username and click Request Password; you will be emailed a password reset link.

      Contact UTHS directly if you require assistance at 512-232-5000 or UTHSrequestCBE@austin.utexas.edu.  UTHS regular business hours are Mon-Fri, 8 AM - 4:30 PM CST.

    • STEP 4 - Prepare for Your Online Exam

      • Download and carefully review the study guide for your exam.
      • Log in to Canvas and complete Preparing for Your Online Exam module.

    • STEP 5 - Complete Your Online Credit by Exam

      Students must complete and submit their online tests by 11:59 PM on the last day of the Testing Window listed on the Grades 9-12 CBE webpage

      • Log in to Canvas to access your exam.
      • Once started, you will have 200 minutes to complete your exam.
      • If you anticipate needing support from UTHS staff, we recommend that you take your exam during normal office hours (Mon-Fri, 8 AM - 4:30 PM CST), otherwise, you are free to take your exam at a time of your choosing.

      IMPORTANT

      Once in Canvas, students must review and agree to the Remote Proctorio Testing Environment Rules and Expectations at the start of each exam.

      • It is their responsibility to read and follow the guidelines.
      • Failure to follow these rules may result in exam invalidation and a score of 0.

    •  University of Texas High School CBE Support
      For questions regarding your UT EID username or password, please contact 

      ☎ (512) 232-5000 

      Email 
      UTHSrequestCBE@austin.utexas.edu