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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Add special access for respondus lockdown browser

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Add special access to a quiz that requires Respondus LockDown Browser

  1. On the navbar, click Quizzes.

Quizzes menu selection


  1. Click LockDown Browser tab. 
  2. From Respondus LockDown Browser dashboard, click down arrow icon and then click the Settings option for the quiz that you need to add lockdown browser.

LockDown Browser tab

  1. On the LockDown Browser Settings, select Require Respondus LockDown Browser for this exam option. Under Advanced settings, check appropriate checkbox for learners to allow or prevent different operations. 

LockDown Browser settings


  1. Under Proctoring area, select the type of proctoring required for the quiz. 

Proctoring settings


  1. Click Save + Close.

Note: The special access settings do not apply to all quizzes in a course offering automatically. You must add special access for learners to each quiz separately.


  • Here is the BrightSpace link for Adding special access to a quiz that requires Respondus LockDown Browser.