The Respondus Lockdown Browser is a custom web browser for taking tests in Blackboard. Respondus Lockdown Browser prevents students from copying, pasting, taking screen captures, using instant messaging programs, accessing other applications, or accessing other websites.
Some courses will require that you use the Respondus Lockdown Browser for your exams in Blackboard. You will need to download and install this browser and use it to access Blackboard to take the exam. This webpage will provide you with basic information for using the Respondus Lockdown Browser.
You will need to download and install Respondus LockDown Browser on their own computer to use it, by clicking the link below. Respondus is compatible with Windows and Mac computers, and can also be used on an iPad via the Respondus iPad app. Respondus is not compatible with Chromebooks or Android tablets.
Need help with Respondus? The following is a listing of support documents for Respondus:
If you cannot resolve the issue, you can submit a support ticket.
Note: Most public computer labs at SMCC have Respondus installed. If you find a PC that does not have Respondus loaded, please email the IT help desk to ask them to install Respondus. Students can email the IT help desk here: email@example.com Please indicate which lab and computer needs Respondus installed.