Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Students are locked into the assessment and are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications.

Students: the first time you take a quiz that requires this, you will be directed to a link to download the browser. You must then start up the browser, log back into Canvas, and take the quiz.

Student Quick Start Guide

Professors: If you wish to activate the Respondus LockDown Browser for a quiz, it is a checkbox located at the quiz level under Options.


For additional assistance, please contact the Office of Teaching and Learning at or 303-871-2084

Visit the Respondus LockDown Browser website for more information. DU is not using the Responds Monitor product, which requires students to have a webcam for exam monitoring.

Please note: All courses in the Daniels College of Business already have the LockDown Browser enabled by default.

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