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  • Edina Public Schools will no longer be accepting credits from Brigham Young University (BYU) Independent Study to fulfill Edina High School graduation requirements.  BYU Independent Study is not a Minnesota state accredited program and is not listed as an approved online provider by the Minnesota Department of Education. Students currently enrolled as well as students who enroll in BYU classes on or before September 9th, 2016 will have their credits honored.  Credits completed with an enrollment date after September 9th, 2016 will not be accepted by Edina Public Schools.  Below is a link to all online providers approved by the Minnesota Department of Education. 

    http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/dse/online/004409

    Students that have registered before September 9, 2016 - Edina High School will not be proctoring BYU tests during the 2016-2017 school year.  You will need to choose another proctor in this area on the BYU website.
    • Your test can be proctored at Normandale Community College. There is a $35 fee to take the test. You must contact Normandale Community College to schedule the test.
    • Your test can be proctored at College, Nannies and Tutors, Edina. There is a $25 fee to take the test.  You must contact them to schedule the test.
    • Student must have photo ID to test.

    You may search for another test site on the Brigham Young website.


    Brigham Young University Test Information

    Final exams will be sent to your BYU Independent Study-approved proctor or testing center only after the following criteria are met:
    • All course assignments and mid course exams have been submitted.
    • You have paid any outstanding fee(s).
    • You have confirmed that your proctor has been approved, and asked his or her permission.
    • Your course has not expired.

    After you have found an approved proctor or testing center and have read the course syllabus, you may request your exam by calling our office at 1-800-914-8931 (toll free) or 801-422-2868 (local).
    You may also request your exam through your course by clicking on "Preparing for the Final Exam" or "Final Exam Information."

    • You will be directed to the Proctor Search page.
    • Select your approved proctor or testing center and preferred shipping method.
    • If applicable, pay the necessary fees and confirm the request.

    Important Things to Know

    • You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your exam is shipped.
    • Exams may not be administered anywhere but the proctor's educational place of employment.
    • Exams cannot be faxed or e-mailed.
    • You should allow two weeks for your proctor or testing center to receive the exam unless Express Mail arrangements have been made.
    • You are responsible to contact your proctor or testing center to find out whether your exam has arrived and to determine an appropriate time to take the exam.
    • Once you request your exam, you have 30 days to take it. Proctors and testing centers are instructed to return exams after 30 days whether they have been taken or not.
    • Exams must be taken without the use of books, notes, or any other outside help (unless otherwise specified in the exam instructions).
    • Your proctor or testing center must return all exam materials directly to us by Standard US Mail or Express Mail.

    Updated September 7, 2016