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Overview of Service

Respondus 4.0 is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Learn and other eLearning systems. Users build test questions and exams in an easy-to-use interface on their computer. These exams can then be published to multiple sections in Blackboard Learn or printed for in-class delivery.

Description & Features

  • Create and manage exams, quizzes, and surveys
  • Print or publish exams directly to Learn
  • Secure the online testing environment with the lockdown browser

Getting Started

The software is available for download from the Content Collection within Learn. The navigation path is Content Collection > Institution Content (on the left-hand side) > Software > Respondus.

You will need to open the "README_RespondusLicenseInfo" to enter the licensing information when prompted. You will also need to follow the instructions in the "README_SP11Patch" file so that Respondus is compatible with Learn. You will be downloading the "Campus-wide Version" of the patch from the Respondus site.

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Users can follow the download instructions to obtain a copy of Respondus LockDown Browser.

Training Sessions

The Instructional Technology Group hosts training throughout the year. Check the Workshops and Training page for a current schedule.

Requesting Help

Contact the Instructional Technology Group for assistance:

215.895.1224 or

Additional Information

The Respondus Test Bank Network contains over 1500 test banks for the leading textbooks in higher education. The test banks are in Respondus format and can be downloaded for free by instructors who are using a participating textbook.