NCARB Supervisor Update
As an Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®) supervisor, you play an important role in helping your licensure candidates become architects. Here’s the latest test-related information for supervisors to share along.
Architecture Licensing Exam to Launch Online
Architecture Licensing Exam to Launch Online
In mid-December, architecture graduates and other qualified candidates will have the flexibility to take the national licensing exam online or at test centers.
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5 Key Takeaways About Online Proctoring
Best prepare candidates for the ARE by exploring our high-level timeline regarding online proctoring updates and developments, including the replacement of physical scratch paper with a digital whiteboard
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NCARB Live: ARE 5.0 and Online Proctoring
Encourage your candidates to watch our latest webinar to get an overview of all upcoming ARE changes, plus hear our experts answer additional questions from the community.  
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Supplemental Resources
To help candidates further understand and prepare for upcoming ARE appointments—whether online or on-site—NCARB has put together a list of recommended exam resources.
  • Guide to Online Proctoring and ARE 5.0: This user-friendly guide breaks down all online proctoring and exam-related changes to go into effect on December 14, 2020.
  • Updated ARE 5.0 Guidelines: Effective in December 2020, this version of the guidelines reflects changes made for the launch of online proctoring, including requirements for your online testing environment.
  • Updated ARE 5.0 Handbook: Effective in December 2020, this version of the handbook reflects changes made for the launch of online proctoring, including requirements for your online testing environment.
  • Online Proctoring FAQs: Find answers to common questions regarding online proctoring.
  • A Letter to ARE Candidates: NCARB’s Board of Directors issued a letter to ARE candidates about the launch of online delivery, including a list of upcoming related changes and the decision-making process behind such changes.
Keep in mind, NCARB will continue to roll out additional information in the weeks ahead, including an updated demo exam—available in My NCARB—and updated ARE test prep videos.

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