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All Center for Independent and Distance Learning courses require proctored exams. Students who live in the Norman, Oklahoma area can schedule a time to take an exam in our testing center by clicking on the "Schedule Your Exam" button in their course.  Otherwise, students may choose another university or community college testing center or be approved for a zoom proctoring session which needs to be approved by the CIDL staff. 

Exams offered by CIDL are:


Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m.- 5:00pm. and 8:00am- 4:00pm on Fridays.   

Independent Campus Course Exams

OU Independent term-based courses require exam proctoring that can be scheduled through Canvas by clicking on the "Schedule Your Exam" button in the left-hand navigation of the course.  All others can use the "Schedule" button to the left side of the screen.  If you can't find your exam listed, please call (405) 325-1921 for assistance. 

Main Campus Course Make-up Exams

The OU-CIDL Testing Center offers exam makeups for any main campus course for $10 per exam payable by the student.  The student would register at the Schedule Your Exam button and choose the term that they are currently in and then the OU Campus Makeup Exam.  Schedule your appointment and pay the fee and the professor will send either the exam or the passwords to the OU-CIDL Testing center at testing@ou.edu.   If you have any questions, please call 405-325-1921.

Proctoring Exams from Other Universities 

OU-CIDL Testing Center offers proctoring services to OU and non-OU students who need a place to take an exam from another university.  You can schedule an exam by clicking on the "Schedule Exam" button on the left side of the screen. Students need to confirm that all passwords and/or exams are sent to the testing center before coming to their scheduled appointment.  Exams/Passwords can be sent to our email at testing@ou.edu.

  • Student will pay $25 per exam and all fees are payable by debit or credit card via our scheduling system. 
  • Please call (405) 325-1921 if you wish to confirm we have received exam materials. 
  • The Testing Center will process all exam materials once they are completed. 


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Contact Us

300 Kellogg Drive, Room 140
Norman, OK 73072-6507


Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST)

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CST)




OU-CIDL Testing Center
Phone: (405) 325-1921
Email: testing@ou.edu