The Cizik School of Nursing (SON) uses ExamSoft for on campus exams and quizzes. ExamSoft is a computer-based exam suite that allows users to create, administer and grade assessments.

The ExamSoft software is made up of the following components:

  • ExamSoft Portalapplication used to build question pools, create exams, post an exam for students to take, monitor an exam while it is being taken, and process exam results
  • Examplify (installed on desktop or laptop) – the application used by students to take exams

CEIR provides support to both faculty and students in using ExamSoft, including training and troubleshooting.

UTHealth ExamSoft Homepage

Go to to access the UTHealth Nursing's homepage.

How To guides: 

How to Create a Question

How to Create Categories

How to Convert ExamSoft Exams to Canvas

How to Build an Exam

How to Edit an Exam

How to Preview an Exam

How to Post an Exam

How to Export Grades

Student Examplify Information - Student Guide 


How to Edit an ExamSoft Posting

Getting a Snap Shot report for an Exam Taker

Getting an exam from ExamSoft to Canvas (as a quiz) Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

How to move questions in ExamSoft

Respondus 4.0

The SON has a campus-wide license for Respondus 4.0, a Windows-based authoring tool that makes it easy to create and manage exams for off campus testing. Respondus 4.0 allows instructors to import questions from ExamSoft, Word documents, and other formats to create a Canvas quiz. Instructors wanting to use Respondus 4.0 should submit an MSIT ticket requesting the installation of the software on their desktop computers, and contact CEIR.