Exam4 Essentials for Fall 2011

So students may use their computers to take exams, UofL Law licenses Extegrity’s Exam4, available for both PC and Mac, which provides a stable, secure word processing environment and locks out access to the Internet, files and all other applications. Below is important information for the Fall 2011 semester, including recent Exam4 software changes; specific information about the Legal Research final; general information for all students about all other exams, including Professional Responsibility; system requirements and download and installation instructions; policies and procedures; and helpful resources.

Important Software Support Changes for Fall 2011

Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) now supported! Extegrity’s Exam4 now supports Apple’s Mac OS 10.7 (Lion). Currently supported operating systems are listed below.
Windows XP and Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) no longer supported. Extegrity has withdrawn Exam4 support for Apple’s Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) and Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system. Students with unsupported operating systems must forgo using their computers to take exams or make appropriate upgrades to use Exam4. Currently supported operating systems are listed below.

General Information

Hardware Requirements
  • 10 MB free hard disk space
  • Wireless network connectivity
  • Functioning USB port
  • Minimum 800x600 screen resolution
Operating System Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows Vista or 7
  • Apple Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard), 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or 10.7 (Lion)

Virtual operating systems are not supported.

Download and Install Exam4
  1. Go to Extegrity's Web site
  2. Click for Law schools
  3. On the alphabetical list, click K for Kentucky
  4. Under Kentucky, click University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
  5. Complete the Registration Form by providing your first and last name, class year and e-mail address, select your operating system and click the Submit form button
  6. Read the download and installation instructions for your browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox), then check the acknowledgement box. After checking the box, a download link will appear
  7. Click the download link and follow the appropriate instructions for your browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox)
Current Semester Course List Click here for a list of Fall 2011 courses in which use of computers on exams is permitted.
Policy and Procedures The law school’s Policy and Procedures Governing Examinations on Computer, including general information, the practice test requirement, exam day procedures and support, and printing exams, is available here.
ExamTracker 4000 With ExamTracker 4000, students can check online to ensure that exams for particular courses have been successfully submitted and received for printing. ExamTracker 4000 is available here.
FAQ and User Guide Extegrity’s Exam4 FAQ and User Guide includes helpful information about getting started with Exam4, taking, saving and submitting exams, technical info, and contacting Extegrity user support.

Legal Research Final and Mid-Term Exams

Dates and Deadlines

September 29, 1:00 p.m., Room 275
Mandatory Information and Training Session for 1Ls

September 29 – Wednesday, October 5
Practice Test Period for Legal Research Final and Mid-Term Exams

Wednesday, October 5, 11:59 p.m. EDT
Practice Test Deadline for Legal Research Final and Mid-Term Exams

Saturday, October 8, 9:00 a.m.
Legal Research Final Exam, All Sections

Wednesday, October 12, 2:25 p.m.
Basic Income Tax Mid-Term, Roberts

All Other Exams (including Torts I, Hall and Professional Responsibility)

Dates and Deadlines

Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 28
Practice Test Period for Final Exams

Monday, October 24, 10:25 a.m.
Torts I , Hall (ungraded practice)

Friday, October 28, 11:59 p.m. EDT
Practice Test Deadline for Final Exams

Friday, November 4
Professional Responsibility Final Exams

November 28 – December 9
Final Exams

Info for Graduate (non-Law) Students

Graduate students enrolled in law classes may take exams on their computers, subject to each professor's approval, but only if they comply with the same deadlines and other requirements applicable to law students. Every graduate student who wishes to use his or her computer to take law school exams must complete and submit the Request Form for Graduate Students to Take Exams on Computer no later than the end of the second week of the School of Law's semester.