UB Scoring Services

Temporary location of high-speed scanner for summer 2018

Beginning Monday, June 4, the high-speed scanning station, previously located in 5 Norton Hall, is now available in 127 Capen Hall. This is a temporary location while a more permanent location is prepared.

127 Capen Hall is located inside the Silverman Library, near the Academic Resources Center (ARC) and the Digital Composition Lab (DCL).

Throughout the summer, scanning and self-service scoring will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

In-person support for UB Scoring Services is available during the following times:

 • Monday, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
 • Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 • Friday, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Scoring results are normally returned within 2-3 business days.

Getting Started With Scoring Services

1. Plan your test.

  • Identify the type of test you will be administering, including question formats and optional question points.

2. Complete the online Scoring Intake Form.

  • Your scoring request is automatically recorded and submitted to UB Scoring Services. Save the confirmation email for your records.

3. Choose one of our answer sheet templates for your test.

  • Answer sheet templates are in PDF format and should be printed on a laser printer.
  • Properly printing your answer sheets will help ensure that your tests are processed without problems.

5. Create an answer key for your test.

  • The type of test you are administering will determine the type of answer key you will need to create and if you need to create a question maps and/or outcomes map.

6. Scan your answer sheets.

  • Properly scanning your answer sheets will help ensure that your tests are processed without problems.
  • The preferred process is to scan your answer sheets using the high-speed scanner located in 127 Capen Hall. This will ensure the best possible scan of your answer sheets.

7. Upload your scoring job files.

  • We are using UBbox to make it easier to send your scoring job files to us.

Once Your Scoring Job Is Processed

Results are normally returned within 2–3 business days.

  • You will receive, by email, your reports and any additional feedback from the UB Scoring Services support team.