Testing Center Rules

Once you have entered the Testing Center, be ready for testing. Store all prohibited items in the cubbies within the Testing Center. Have your photo identification ready for checking in.

You must have appointment. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, you may be asked to reschedule.

During testing, students may not open any other browsers—including e-mail or documents/textbooks—prior to, during or after exam has been submitted. Once the exam is submitted, log off. Return any approved scratch paper or items to the proctor and exit the Testing Center.

Any student whose behavior is disruptive will be asked to leave the Testing Center.


Photo ID

A photo ID such as a student ID, valid driver's license or military ID must be presented at every visit to the Testing Center. Have this out and ready for checking in. Only original, hard copy ID's are acceptable. ID's presented on an electronic device are not acceptable.


Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited in the Testing Center:

  • Electronic devices.
  • Books or notes unless otherwise specified by instructor.
  • Backpacks, purses, handbags and/or other items. These must be able to fit in one cubby.
  • Outwear with pockets, including coats, hoodies or sweaters.
  • Hats, caps or hoods.
  • Personal writing utensils. Utensils will be provided by the College.
  • Headphone or ear buds. Ear plugs are available through the Testing Center.
  • Children, outside visitors or pets.
  • Food or beverages.

Additional Information

  • All prohibited items must be placed in the available cubbies.
  • All electronics must be powered down and removed from pockets.
  • Approved scratch paper will be issued by the Testing Center and must be returned when leaving the Testing Center.
  • The Testing Center is not responsible for missing and stolen items.
  • Students found guilty of a violation of academic integrity are subject to disciplinary action. The Academic Integrity policy (SW-25) and procedures may be found in the Academic Integrity section within the Student Handbook.

Student Responsibility

  • Students must schedule all appointments using the online test scheduling system.
  • Students are encouraged to adhere to the appointment cancellation policy.
  • Test scheduling questions should be directed to the Testing Center Coordinator via e-mail or phone at 402.552.3034.
  • Any other questions regarding the test should be directed to the front desk.
  • Accommodations Procedure: For information about testing services available to individuals with disabilities, contact the Accommodations Coordinator, Julie Taylor-Costello, via email or phone at 402.552.2693. Examples of exam accommodations include an exam scribe, exam reader, low-distraction environment, assistive technology aids, wheelchair-accessible computer, and/or extended time to complete your test. If eligible, test arrangements must be made in advance.

Test Proctor Responsibility

The test proctor will:

  • Be a professional staff member of Clarkson College.
  • Ensure the Testing Center is open during hours of operation.
  • Be prepared to administer the exams as scheduled.
  • Maintain a quiet atmosphere while student tests. Disposable earplugs are available.
  • Arrive at the Testing Center on time for scheduled test time.

Proctors may document students who arrive late or miss appointments without proper notification.