Available for Faculty/Students

To obtain the latest version, use the " Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.  For more information and to submit a ticket go to

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard.  Download Respondus Lockdown Browser for use with TAMU-CC.
Important: please review these instructions if you need to use the Lockdown Browser with multiple institutions.

  • When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications.
  • When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. Available for both Windows and Mac.

TAMU-CC computer labs have Respondus LockDown Browser installed. 

To use Respondus LockDown Browser with Blackboard courses, the instructor would need to:

  • designate exams to be taken through LockDown browser.
  • instruct students to access Blackboard through LockDown browser.

Available for Faculty Only

To obtain the latest version of the Respondus test generator, use the "Check for Update" feature found in the Help tab, or run the full installation program. Select the Blackboard Learn personality if you're performing a full installation.

Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your course in Blackboard.



  • To check for updates - open Respondus, Click Help, then click Check for Update. If an available update is indicated - please, apply the update.
  • If you are using Publish Wizard
    • For Edit Settings (box 1) - copy/paste this url:
    • follow instructions for the rest of the settings.