Exam Invigilation

 The Lethbridge Public Library offers invigilation services as part of our mission to connect and strengthen our community through equitable access to lifelong learning and leisure.

Our invigilation services are subject to the terms and conditions included in the information below. Please read before making your appointment.

For assistance or more information, please email exams@lethlib.ca or call 403-320-4102.

  1. Invigilation for post-secondary exams is thirty dollars ($30.00) per exam.
  2. Invigilation for Canadian Citizenship Exams (offered at the Main Branch only) is $15.00.
  3. The fee must be paid by the student, in-person, at the Customer Service Desk at the time of the exam appointment. Cash, credit, and debit are accepted.
  4. Postage and printing costs may be billed to the student as an additional charge, at the discretion of the invigilator.
  1. Requests for invigilation appointments can be emailed to exams@lethlib.ca. In your request, please include the following:
    1. Your name, your academic institution, and the course for which you will be writing an exam.
    2. Whether it is a paper or an online exam, and if any special software or equipment will be required.
    3. The date and time you would like to write your exam. It is helpful to include a few different options that would work for you, as your requested time may not be available.
    4. The maximum time limit for your exam; e.g. 3 hours, or 4.5 hours.
    5. If you would prefer to write at the Main or Crossings Branch, or if either location will work for you.
  2. Invigilation requests must be submitted at least two weeks (14 calendar days) in advance or up to a maximum of four months before the requested exam date.
  3. Invigilation appointments must be arranged by the student writing the exam, not by their academic institution, or other third party.
  4. Invigilator availability is limited. Students are required to schedule their exam with the invigilator before confirming the exam time and date with their academic institution.
  5. Students who have repeatedly missed or been excessively late to their appointments may have future requests declined, at the discretion of the invigilator.
  6. The Lethbridge Public Library reserves the right to decline invigilation requests.
  1. It is the responsibility of the student to adhere to their academic institution’s policies. 
  2. The invigilator will not directly supervise the student during the exam.
  3. The student will be provided with a private room. However, it may not be a completely quiet environment. Students are permitted to bring their own earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones.
  4. A computer with a web camera, microphone, and external mouse will be provided. Students are required to supply all other exam materials, e.g. pens/pencils, paper, calculators, and equipment.
  5. Unless stated otherwise by the academic institution, students will not be permitted to bring personal items such as their phone or other smart devices into the exam room. These items can be left with library staff if needed. Please note that the Lethbridge Public Library is not responsible for any loss or damage of personal items.
  6. The Lethbridge Public Library is not responsible for any internet outages, power outages, or other technical issues that may occur during the exam.
  7. The invigilator is not responsible for troubleshooting student login or authentication issues.
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