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 visit the Respondus support page 

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 to Faculty (PCs Only)

Important Note: All users need to verify they are using the current version of Respondus 4 Campus Wide.  To find out what version you have, click the Help tab in the top menu, then select About Respondus.

The current version is

If your Respondus 4 Campus Wide version is not, use the "Check for Update" feature in the Respondus 4 Campus Wide application to performing a full update.

Screenshot of Respondus 4 Campus Wide showing Help tab active and Check for Update selected.

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

Guides & Tutorials: