UAH Testing and Certification Services FAQs

What are the UAH Testing and Certification Services office hours?
DayOpenLunchClose
Monday 8:30am 12:00pm-1:00pm 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am 12:00pm-1:00pm 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am 12:00pm-1:00pm 7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am 12:00pm-1:00pm 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am 12:00pm-1:00pm 4:30pm

Additional hours available by request.

Where is UAH Testing and Certification Services located?

The UAH Testing and Certification Services office is located in Wilson Hall, Room 214.
Driving Directions to Wilson Hall are available online or in print friendly PDF download.

Does UAH Testing and Certification Services only offer tests for UAH students?

We are an open Test Center and offer testing services to the surrounding community.  We are continually trying to add to the variety of tests and certification exams we offer. If you don't see the test or certification you need, contact us, and we'll make every effort to get it for you.

Is parking available?

Yes, you may park in any of the parking lots on campus.

If you do not get a visitor parking spot (located by the sidewalk closest to the building), then you will need to pick up a parking permit to avoid receiving a ticket.

  • You may get a permit from the police station located on the first floor of the parking deck.
  • You may pick up a permit from the UAH Testing and Certification Services office in Wilson Hall, Room 214. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled testing time to allow ample time to get a parking permit and to put it on your vehicle. You may also come by the office the day before your appointment to pick up a permit.
How do I contact UAH Testing and Certification Services?

You may contact UAH Testing and Certification Services in any of the following ways:

  • Come by the UAH Testing and Certification Services office in Wilson Hall, Room 214.
  • Call the UAH Testing and Certification Services office at 256-824-6373.
  • Email UAH Testing and Certification Services at TestingAndCertificationServices@uah.edu
How do I find out more information about available tests?

You can find information on each test by visiting the UAH Testing and Certification Services website. Select the test you want from the menu bar located on the left-hand column of the website. You will find a description of the test, what to bring with you on test day, how to register and pay for the test and a link to the test website for more information.

How do I register for a test?

Each test has specific registration requirements. Please visit the UAH Testing and Certification Services website to find details on how to register for your test.

How do I register for ADA accommodations?

Please contact UAH Testing and Certification Services with your specific accommodation request. To ensure accommodations can be met, please contact us several weeks before your desired test date.

How much does each exam cost?

Fees vary depending on the specific test. Please visit the UAH Testing and Certification Services website to find the exact fee requirements for your test.

What is considered an acceptable ID?

Acceptable forms of identification can vary based on the test you are taking. Be sure to check the ID policy for each test.  Most tests require a primary form of identification that contains a photograph and a signature.  All identification must be current.  No expired IDs will be accepted.

Possible acceptable ID may include:

  • A current driver’s license
  • A current state or federal ID card
  • A current passport
  • A military ID card
What should I bring with me on test day?

UAH Testing and Certification Services provides most items that you will need for testing, so please limit what you bring with you on test day. See individual tests for items allowed specifically for your test.

May I bring a calculator or scratch paper with me on test day?
  • Calculator policy varies by test.
    • Many tests have calculators built into their software.
    • Please see each individual test to view calculator-use guidelines.
    • Alabama State Department of Insurance Exam candidates will be provided with a calculator to use for their exam.
  • If scratch paper is permitted on your test, UAH Testing and Certification Services will supply it.
    • No outside scratch paper is allowed.
Can I bring a snack or a drink with me?

No food or drinks are allowed in the testing room.

May I bring my child with me on test day?

For the safety of you and your children and out of consideration for other testers, under NO circumstances are children permitted in the testing room. Children may not be left unattended on the UAH campus during testing, so please make child care arrangements prior to your scheduled test date.