Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What building is Testing Services located in?
A. Our office is located in Room 225 of Wilson Hall.
Q. How do I get to the office?
A. Take Sparkman Drive to Holmes Avenue. The entrance to the parking lot is on Holmes Avenue.
Q. What are Testing Services' hours?
A. We are open for testing from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and some evenings by appointment.
Q. How do I register for a test?
A. This depends on the test. Click on the test name on the menu bar to find out specific registration requirements for the test you are taking.
Q. Will I need to show identification?
A. We require all examinees to present photo identification. Some examinees will need to bring specific documents and forms of identification. Click on the test name on the menu bar to find out specific identification requirements for the test you are taking.
Q. What should I bring to the test center?
A. It is suggested that examinees bring a sweater or jacket. Examinees may also bring any items approved by the test company or testing institution such as calculators, notes, books, etc. ONLY those items which are approved will be allowed in the testing room. Our office provides pens, pencils and scratch paper if needed.
Q. What items should NOT be brought to the test center?
A. Examinees will not be permitted to bring food, drinks, unauthorized testing aids, cell phones, pagers, or any other electronic device into the examination room. Lockers are available at no charge for examinees that need to store these items while testing.
Q. Are my children allowed in the testing room with me?
A. In order to maintain a distraction-free environment and to uphold testing standards, no children are allowed to accompany examinees into the testing room. We also do not permit unattended children to wait in our lobby. Please make arrangements as necessary.
Q. Is your office wheelchair accessible?
A. Yes, our building complies with ADA standards and our lab can accommodate special needs upon request.
Q. How do I request testing accommodations such as extended time or a reader?
A. If you are a UAH student taking a UAH placement exam or a deferred final, you must contact Student Development Services to authorize permission. If you are a GED applicant, you must see the Director of Testing Services in Wilson Hall 225. All other examinees must apply for accommodations directly with the Test Company. Testing Services will arrange a private test session with the examinee once authorization has been granted.
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