Exams on Computers

Exam Information – Summer Finals 2020

Please bookmark this page for all information regarding final exams for the Summer 2020 semester.  Information will be updated as needed throughout final exams.

Exam Software Availability

The new version of Exam4 software required for Summer Final Exams 2020 will be available for download on Monday, July 6, 2020 at https://www.exam4.com

Exam4 Requirements

  • ALL LAW STUDENTS must download this new version of Exam4 on their computers for final exams.
  • ALL NON-LAW STUDENTS must download this new version of Exam4 on their computers for final exams.
  • ALL LAW AND NON-LAW STUDENTS will use Exam4 to “fetch” each of their summer final exams using the Exam Document ID provided via email.

Exam4 and Document Viewer Tutorials via ZOOM

All law and non-law students enrolled in a summer course MUST ATTEND one of the MANDATORY Zoom tutorials listed in the Exam4 Tutorials section below..

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Via Zoom 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Via Zoom, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting

Please connect to the Zoom session 5 minutes prior to the tutorial with the computer that you are going to using for final exams. During the tutorial, we will download the current version of the Exam4 and review its features. We will fetch the Document ID for the practice exam and submit our practice exam.

Hardware/Software Requirements

NOTE: Exam4 is compatible only with the following operating systems: Window 8.1, 10, and Mac OS 10.14.6 (Mojave), and 10.15 (Catalina).  If your current operating system is an older, non-supported version not listed above OR you plan on installing a newer version of your operating system, we strongly recommend that you do this as soon as possible to allow yourself ample time to acclimate yourself to the new operating system and address any technical issues associated with the newer upgrade.

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit, Up To Current Version)
  • Mac OS X 10.14.6 (Mojave)
  • Mac OS X 10.15 (Catalina)

Operating Systems NOT Supported:

  • Any Windows version prior to Windows 8.1
  • Any Mac OSX version prior to 10.14
  • Any flavors of Linux or Unix
  • Any newly released operating system that hasn’t been fully tested and verified by Extegrity.
  • Any pirated versions of any operating systems

NOT allowed

  • Tablet PCs, iPads, Chromebooks (unless a fully supported operating system is installed & tested)
  • Bootcamp
  • Parallels
  • PC or Mac emulators
  • Using Exam4 on Law Computer Lab or Public Computers

Download Instructions

Downloading and Installing Exam4

    1. Open a browser and navigate to the following link … https://www.exam4.com
    2. Select Law Schools from the left side of the screen.
    3. Law Schools are listed alphabetically by state, select M for Missouri.
    4. Scroll down to find the section for Missouri.
    5. Select University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law.
    6. Complete the online form with your name, university email address, and class year.
    7. Check the button next to operating system installed on your system to select the appropriate version of Exam4 to download.
      •  Windows – If you are unsure what version of Windows is installed, right click on the Windows icon in the lower left corner of your screen, then select System from the list. Scroll down to the section titled Windows Specifications and find your OS Edition.  Your version MUST be Windows 10.  If it is Windows 8.1 or earlier, you must upgrade to Windows 10 or you will not be able to take your exams with Exam4.
      •  Mac – If you are unsure what version of Mac OSX is installed, go up the Apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen, then select About This Mac. A dialog box will appear with the OS version.  Your version MUST begin with either 14 or 10.15.  If it is 10.13 or earlier, you must upgrade to at least 10.14 or you will not be able to take your exams with Exam4.
    8. Select Submit Form, then select the download link.
    9. After the file has finished downloading, locate it in your downloads folder and double click on it to install Exam4.
    10. Select Yes, if prompted.
    11. Select, I Agree, then Install, then Finish. (prompts may vary slightly on Mac OS).
      •  Mac Users: At the end of your installation, select the Exam4 icon by picking it and dragging it to the Applications folder, and releasing the mouse button.  This places the Exam4 icon in your applications folder so that it is easier to locate in Finder.
    12. Exam4 should now be installed on your system.

Taking A Practice Exam in Exam4 – REQUIRED

    1. Open Exam4.
    2. Select Yes, if prompted.
    3. Select Prepare To Start A New Exam, select Next.
    4. Enter your PAWPRINT as your Exam ID. (no other Exam ID will be accepted)
    5. Enter your PAWPRINT as your Exam ID, again. (they must match)
    6. Select the Practice Exam from the course pulldown menu.
    7. Select the Practice Exam from the course pulldown menu, again (they must match), select Next.
    8. Verify your Exam Number and Course, the check the box to re-confirm your choices. Select OK.
    9. Set any options on this screen (optional), select Next.
    10. On the Notice Of Instructions screen, select the Got It? check box, select Next.
    11. Type OPEN in the top space under mode, then NETWORK in the bottom space, then check the box to confirm the OPEN NETWORK exam mode, select Next.
    12. Check the box to re-confirm the exam mode, select OK.
    13. Select Begin Exam.
    14. You should now be in Exam4 where you will where you will fetch your Exam Document ID and type the answers to your exam questions.

Submitting An Exam

    1. After you have reviewed your answers and run spellcheck you will submit your exam.
      1. All exam submittals must be successfully received within the allotted exam time.
      2. Students will submit their exam electronically with Exam4 the way they have always submitted their exams.
    2. From the upper left corner in Exam4, select End Exam, then End Exam Now, confirm that you want to end the exam by checking the box, then select Submit Electronically from the dialog box.
      1. Note that exam submittals may take a little longer than normal due to the network speed at your location when taking an exam.
    3. Students should verify that they receive the green “Exam Submittal Successful” pop-up banner on their laptop screen after submission.
    4. All exam submittals must be received by the server within 10 minutes of the end of the exam deadline, or will be considered past due and could result in an honor code violation.
    5. Any student experiencing an issue submitting an exam should contact the Associate Dean immediately when experiencing a submittal issue.
      1. Students should attempt to email Dean Mitchell at mitchellsd@missouri.edu and Denise Boessen at boessenn@missouri.edu or call and leave a voicemail at 573-882-8113 at the time of the submittal problem.
      2. Any student not immediately reporting a problem submitting their exam will need to report to Dean Mitchell.
    6. After a successful submittal, students should immediately exit the Exam4 software.
      1. Students should select Exit Exam 4, then Exit Exam4 Now, confirm that they want to exit the software by selecting the check box next to I’m Sure to fully exit the software.

Additional Information

  • Students are required to download the current version of Exam4 from Exegrity’s website and install it on the computer they will be using to take their exams (see instructions above).
  • Exam4 will be used to fetch their exam questions and type the answers to those exam questions.
  • 24 hours before each actual exam, students enrolled in the course for that exam will be emailed the Document ID and any instructions for that exam.
  • The day of the exam, students will be emailed this information again.
  • An exam will NOT be retrievable in Exam4 until the exam start time.
  • Document IDs should NOT be shared with any other student and may result in an honor code violation.
  • The day of an exam, the Document ID for that exam will be available for viewing at the start time.
  • All exams are listed for the Central Daylight Time Zone.
  • Students will need to adjust for the time zone they are located in when taking the exam.
  • Example: If an exam is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time Zone, then the exam would be available for each of the other U.S. time zones as follows…
    • Pacific Daylight Time from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Mountain Standard Time (Parts of Arizona) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Mountain Daylight Time from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Central Daylight Time from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Eastern Daylight Time from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Students are responsible for knowing what time zone they are located in when taking an exam.
  • The day of an exam, students will open Exam4, enter the appropriate information to begin their exam.
  • Students will enter the Exam Document ID that was emailed to them for the appropriate exam.
  • The Exam Document ID for each exam will be different.
  • When the exam time is over, the Exam Document ID for that exam will no longer be viewable.

Notice Of Intent Information

I certify that I have:

    1. Received and read the School of Law Exams on Computer Policies and Procedures and Exams on Computer Laptop Computer Requirements, located at: http://law.missouri.edu/it/eoc
    2. Downloaded and installed the Exam4 software for the exam cycle and semester noted above.
    3. Verified that Exam4 performed to my satisfaction on the computer I will be taking my exams on.
    4. Verified that my computer complies with the law school’s system and hardware requirements; that my computer is up-to-date with all Microsoft and/or Apple critical updates; that my computer has a current working version of antivirus software (NA for Macs); and that my wireless network card has been configured and is functioning properly.
    5. Retrieved/Fetched the practice exam Document ID, entered answers for all of the questions in the practice exam in Exam4, and submitted my practice exam answers and received BOTH of the following:
      1. A green dialog box pop-up notification on my computer that “Exam Submittal Successful”
      2. A confirmation email from mulawexams@missouri.edu that my exam was successfully received.
    6. I understand that if my computers fails at any time during the exam, I will immediately contact Dean Mitchell, mitchellsd@missouri.edu and Denise Boessen, boessenn@missouri.edu or by phone at 573-882-8113.
    7. I understand that the School of Law is not responsible for any failure of my computer. I understand that the law school will not provide back-up computers for examinations.

NOTE:  You will be required to “agree” to the terms of this notice of intent form when completing the answers in the mandatory practice exam you will submit.