Service Summary

Respondus is used to create quizzes, surveys, and self-tests external to Blackboard. You can create documents to convert to text files and upload them directly to your Blackboard folder.

Getting This Service

Installation of Respondus is required for use. Windows computer users can install Respondus to your computer. Mac users will need to use the Virtual Computing Lab.

Instructions to install Respondus Test Creation Application are available in the Knowledge Base.

Availability

This service is available 24/7, excluding planned outages, normal maintenance windows, and unavoidable events. Maintenance windows are Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. but may be extended to 2 p.m., if needed. If maintenance is required outside of these hours, it will be announced on the Alerts & Bulletins page.

Policy

All users of the George Mason University network must adhere to University Policy Number 1301: Responsible Use of Computing.