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Respondus Test Creator

Educator Resources 

Please note that only faculty need to download the full version of Respondus 4.0 while on campus or using the VPN from off campus. This is NOT LOCKDOWN BROWSER.

This link is for FACULTY ONLY. Students WILL NOT need to download Respondus here. If you are a student please refer to the Student Resource page for Lockdown Browser and/or Monitor.


  • Version 4.0 (faculty only and restricted to on campus downloads only, you must VPN from off-campus to download)
    Double-click on the file to unzip it and start the installer. Accept the defaults during installation.
    To be sure you have the most current version, from the menu, select Help > Check for Update.

The license code updates every August. Login to get the latest license code.


Creating a Quiz in Word:

Using a Test Bank through the Test Bank Network:

If you just want to push the questions to the Question Library, do not worry about the settings. In the publish process you will choose to publish to the Question Library only.

If you setup the quiz in Respondus, you can publish the entire quiz with settings, make sure to add the settings and dates or it will publish as an active quiz.

Steps to Publish your Respondus Quiz:

  1. Select the Preview + Publish at the top.
  2. Select Publish to the left
  3. Click Publish Wizard
  4. Choose add new server from the drop-down
  5. Choose Yes, check for preconfigured server settings, click Next
  6. Enter a name to call it (Ex: TTU iLearn) and select Next.  Steps 4-6 are only done once. After that, you will just select iLearn (or whatever you call it) from the list.
  7. It will open the TnTech IDme portal to login.
    1. Make sure to choose the course from the drop-down at the top. If you are not sure which one it is, look for the numbers at the end. These numbers are the CRN Semester Code.
    2. Examples: 12345.202010 - for Spring 2020, or 51234.202050 - for summer 2020, or 81234.202080 - for Fall 2020)
  1. Select whether you want to create a Quiz, Survey or just a Question Library folder.
  2. Give the item a name that corresponds to the appropriate information.
  3. Click Next
  4. Click Finish

Respondus Test Creator Instructor Resources 


The license code updates every August. Login to get the latest license code.

For technical assistance contact:

Additional Assistance 

Please contact the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning at or call 931-372-3675.



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