Alternatives to Using Scantron

Alternatives to Using Scantron

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) Testing:

For faculty looking to move away from paper exams or Scantrons, online testing is available through HuskyCT. Online testing can be offered in the classroom or as at-home assessment. For faculty wishing to administer online testing in the classroom (BYOD testing), UConn’s ITS has verified that all lecture classrooms have Wi-Fi capabilities sufficient to support this testing. Any classroom listed in UConn’s classroom directory ( as “fixed-auditorium has been verified.   

The Testing Center:

Provides efficient administration and proctoring of semester exams to UConn students as well as students from other institutions. The UConn Testing Center adheres to the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines and provides a valuable service to students, faculty and staff by promoting honesty, integrity and fairness in a helpful and supportive testing environment.

The Respondus LockDown Browser:

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment when used for taking a test in HuskyCT. When taking a test using LockDown Browser, students are unable to print, copy, go to other websites, access other applications, or close a test until it is submitted for grading.


Related articles:

Scantron Information – Overview and Links

Scantron Self-Serve Exam Scanning

Obtaining Blank Scantron Exam Scanning Forms

Completing and Submitting Scantron Exam Scanning Sheets

Scantron Troubleshooting

Receiving results from Scantron Exam Scanning Service

If your reports fail the Email Process

Interpreting Results From Scantron Self-Service Exam Scanning

Interpreting Results from Scantron Exam Scanning Service

Uploading Grades to HuskyCT (BlackBoard)