Test Center Rules
Please review the Testing Center rules and examinee misconduct information below before arriving to test. Direct questions to testing staff prior to the beginning of scheduled test or contact the Testing Office staff at 912-358-4487 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rules regarding electronic items such as cellphones and other prohibited items/behaviors are strictly enforced. Testing misconduct and/or irregularities will be reported to the instructor/or associated testing agency for further action. Testing rooms and computers are monitored.
- All test registrations should be completed online. Students should bring only items allowed for test.
- Arrive at least 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled reporting time. All tests will begin once all examinees present are checked in.
- All scheduled test times are reporting times, not actual test start times. Please allow an additional 15-25 minutes after reporting time for check-in, general instructions and test launch for each test session.
- Examinees are responsible for knowing all requirements for exams including maximum time allowed, testing aides allowed, test payment (if applicable), etc.
- Photo identifcation (government issued/or current SSU student ID) is required for all tests. Please bring a second photo ID for extra precaution.
- Electronic and communication devices are not allowed in the testing room. This includes cellphones, listening, recording and photographic devices). Personal, prohibited and electronic items brought into the testing room must be turned off completely and put away in a concealed bag and/or placed in area designated by testing staff. NOTE: Any electronic device suspected in an irregularity or misconduct situation may be checked and/or confiscated by the testing staff.
- In addition, students must not use any prohibited items for any test (e.g. papers, pamphlets or books of any kind). Only items designated by the instructor or testing agency will be permitted in the room. Amendments to items allowed must be received in writing directly to the test center staff.
- Restroom breaks are allowed (unless otherwise stated), however, the time out of the room cannot be made up. Excessive or extended breaks are documented and/or reported to instructor/or testing agency as an irregularity.
- No hats or hoods may be worn during testing, unless worn for religious purposes. Personal belongings must be placed under workstation or in designated area.
- Food and drinks must be consumed outside the testing room. Spill-proof drinks will be placed in area designated by testing staff.
- Students requiring special arrangements (time extensions, low distraction room, magnification, etc.) must have prior written permission from the Counseling and Disabilities Resource Center at 912-358-3115.
Engaging in misconduct will result in dismissal from the test center and reporting of incident to the instructor/college of record and/or testing agency. Misconduct may result in voided test/or failing grade, further disciplinary action, and/or suspension.
Examples of misconduct include, but are not limited to the following:
EXAMPLES OF MISCONDUCT
|Giving or receiving unauthorized assistance of any kind||Causing a disturbance of any kind|
|Using any unauthorized aids (electronic devices, books, notes, calculators, computers, websites, etc.)||Removing or attempting to remove questions and/or responses or notes (in any format) from the testing center.|
|Attempting to take a test for someone else||Attempting to remove scratch paper from the testing center.|
|Failure to follow examination regulations or instruction from testing staff||Sharing a calculator with other examinees|
|Talking with other examinees during a test||Sharing of notes with other examinees|