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Rapid Return



Rapid Return utilizes Document Management's high-speed imaging technology to convert graded exams into digital files that are individually labeled and sorted by student ID numbers. In partnership with the Office of Information Technology, our service allows instructors and teaching staff to return hundreds of graded Scantrons and written exams directly into EEE Dropboxes with just a push of a button. We invite faculty and instructors to explore this page for details regarding Rapid Return.


Using Rapid Return

Preparing Exam Materials

Rapid Return service must be requested before exams are administered.

  1. Prior to making exam copies, initiate your Rapid Return request via ServiceNow.
  2. Create a cover sheet by inputting your course, exam, and KFS information.
  3. Print and attached the cover sheet to the top of your exam document. Do not alter the cover sheet - doing so will result in a substantial delay and additional fees.
  4. Make any necessary copies of the exam with the original cover sheet. Use only ONE (1) staple per exam - additional staples will result in extra preparation charges.
  5. At exam time, instruct your students to fill in the cover sheet with their name, student ID number, and date.
  6. Collect and grade the exams.

Digital Imaging

  1. Schedule a pick-up time or drop off exams between Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at:
    • 19182 Jamboree Road
      Irvine, CA 92697-4130
  2. You will be notified via email once all exams have been processed. Please allow three business days for imaging and processing. Additional time may be required during high-impact times (such as midterms and finals).

Distributing Exams

  1. Access all processed exams via EEE Rapid Return Archives.
  2. Select the exam you wish to distribute.
  3. Review any notices or warnings.
  4. When ready, press the "Release to my students" button.
  5. Your students will be notified via email with instructions on how to retrieve their returned files.

Service Rates

Minimum charge: $20 per job
  • Standard Paper Exams $0.08 per one-side page print
  • Scantron Exams $0.10 per one-side page print
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200 Public Services Building
Irvine, CA 92697-4525
Phone: (949) 824-7275      Fax: (949) 824-2387
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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