Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser” is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. 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.
The installation of Respondus LockDown Browser is strictly limited to computers which are permanently located on the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus AND managed/controlled by UNMC. The installation of Respondus LockDown browser on home, student or any other computers which leave the UNMC campus is not permitted.

A campus license and installation instructions for Respondus LockDown browser can be obtained by contacting Melissa Diers at

LockDown Browser Resources:

Locations of Installation:

  • MSC1010
  • MSC1012
  • CON5025
  • CON-Kearney Learning Resource Center
  • CON - Scottsbluff 20 Learning Resource Center computer and 56 UNMC CON Laptops