Finding A Proctor

Here is information that will help you find a proctor easily and quickly. Once you have found an Exam Proctor, typically a Test Center or Library that is approved by the law school you will use them for the 4 years of law school.

The California School of Law reserves the right to reject any proposed proctor, so be sure the proctor meet the standards set out below. Submit your proctor choice by email your to

Acceptable Proctors

• Official testing center at a college/university – Including, but not limited to those listed on NCTA.COM (*those listed on NCTA are not the only testing centers available. Many schools not listed offer testing services).
• Certified librarians at a library, city, county, college/university, or school.
• College/university administrators, instructors, or academic advisors
• Learning/tutoring centers
• Educational officers of a military installation

All proctors must have a verifiable professional email address and monitor the student during the exam. All proctors must be approved by The California School of Law. Previous approval of a proctor does not automatically guarantee approval in subsequent terms or for subsequent exams. Your Proctor MUST be able to allow you to use a laptop or computer for the exam.

Unacceptable Proctors

• Relatives or spouses/partners/significant others
• Friends and/or roommates of the student or student’s family
• Co-workers, supervisors or business associates
• Peers
• Students (either CSL or from other institutions)
• Athletic coaches
• Anyone who does not have a verifiable, professional email address (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc. are unacceptable)
• Anyone who cannot allow the use of a laptop computer
• Anyone who cannot monitor the student during the exam (note that many libraries have difficulty with this requirement)

This list is not all inclusive, contact the law school to discuss a potential proctor if you believe it is necessary.

Problems Finding a Proctor?  Call The California School of Law at 805-770-3030 or 844-500-9200.