Scorer uses CAS authentication. When logging in, you will see the
same authencation screen you see when logging into PeopleSoft. Use the
same login credentials you use to access central NAU systems, like
Please Note: Exams (hard copies) which have been left at ITS will
be disposed of six months after the semester in which the exam was scored.
Reports which have been generated by a Scorer run will remain in the
user's directory for 6 months. Reports older than
6 months will be archived. Reports older than 2 years will be purged from
You will need to drop off your completed bubble sheets for scanning at ITS.
You will also need to pick up those bubble sheets after the scan is completed.
Pick up and drop off your bubble sheets across from the ITS main desk, room 102,
in the lobby of the Information Systems Building,
Note: You need an NAU email account to use the scorer.
Faculty who do not have an account should contact the solution center
at 523-1511 (or 888-520-7215 toll free) to obtain one.
Either complete the Scorer Parameter Form in MS Word and then print it
out, or, complete it by hand after printing it out
Hand in this form with your bubble sheets at ITS
Reports are written in PDF format and accessed via the web. All reports are
published (but not printed) by default. An extra report, which lists student
names, points scored, percent scored and ID number is written in an HTML table
to facilitate import into MS Excel. A new report which lists the raw student
answers and the scorer postfile are also written by default in plain text
When your scorer run is executed, email will automatically be generated and
sent to the instructor of record for the given run. Included in that email
will be a URL where you can access the run's reports.
This URL is password protected. Only the instructor of record and any
designated T.A.s or G.A.s can access the site. The instructor of record can
grant and/or remove privileges to users who need access to the report's site.
You can access your reports here.
Scorer needs some information about your test via the "Scanning Request Form"
(see above). Access the form, fill it
out and present it to ITS with the bubbled in scantron test results.
Important heuristics for students
Students cannot enter all 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, or 8s into
the ID field on their test answer sheet. Students should use their
emplid for this field, and not their SSN. Or, just leave the field
blank if they prefer but in these cases, it is important that they
enter their name, otherwise, there will be no way to identify them.
If there is more than 1 test version, students need to bubble in the
correct test version number they are taking on their answer sheet. If
they omit bubbling in a test version number, their test will not be