Honorlock: Syllabus Introduction

In this course, you'll have the convenience of taking your exams remotely, supported by Honorlock (opens in a new tab). To help you navigate the Honorlock process effortlessly, you will receive a Student Guide. To ensure a seamless testing experience, please have your CatCard or a government-issued ID ready for identity verification. Before initiating your exam, we recommend reviewing the system requirements and acquainting yourself with Honorlock's standard rules and expectations. There's no need to create an account or pre-schedule an appointment; Honorlock access is available 24/7 via D2L, ensuring flexibility in your testing schedule.

System Requirements

  • You must have a desktop or laptop with an operating system.
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 11
    • MacOS 10.14 and higher
    • ChromeOS 93 and higher


Tablets and phones are not compatible.

  • Your device must have a working webcam and microphone.
    • Built-in or external devices are compatible.

Note: Honorlock is not compatible with Walmart Branded Camera (ONN).

  • You will need stable internet connection speed.
    • Minimum 1.5 MBPS download and 750 KBPS upload.
  • Must use Google Chrome version 93 and higher as your browser.

Check to see if your device meets minimum system requirements (opens in a new tab) by running a system check.

Honorlock's Standard Rules

Testing Area

Testing area should be as follows unless otherwise permitted by your instructor:

  • Lighting in the room must be bright enough to show your face and the surrounding area in a clear and detailed manner.
  • You should be seated at a desk or table. Laying down in bed or elsewhere when taking the exam is not allowed.
  • You should clear your desk or table of all materials (e.g. books, papers, notebooks, calculators, etc.). Only instructor approved materials are allowed.
  • No visible writing on the desk or walls is permitted.
  • All third-party programs and windows (websites, Excel, Word, etc.) on the testing computer must be closed before logging into the proctored test environment.
  • Loud music, television, or other distractions playing in the background are prohibited. 
  • No other people or parties are permitted near the testing environment, and all communication between you and other people is prohibited.

Testing Behavior

The following behavior is expected unless otherwise permitted by your instructor.

  • You must not leave the room during the testing period at any time or take the computer to another room without Honorlock's permission.
  • No breaks will be permitted.
  • Use of hats, hoodies, headsets, or earplugs is prohibited.
  • Cell phone use is prohibited.
  • Your face must remain within view of the camera at all times.


Honorlock will not add additional time for proctoring questions or technical issues encountered during the exam.

Did you find this page helpful? Thank you very much for the feedback! There was a problem submitting your feedback. Please try again later.