Testing Information for Students and Instructors

Testing Procedures

  • Testing will be scheduled by student with the SCC Testing Center at least 2 days prior to testing date.
  • Upon arrival for testing, student will sign in and show identification.
  • If student chooses to bring non-testing materials, they will be asked to store them away under their chair until the test is completed.
  • If a student misses a test or an exam for any reason, it is his/her responsibility to notify the instructor to determine if a retest can be arranged.
  • Once the student enters the testing space, he/she will not be able to leave the area until the test is completed.
  • Students are expected to take care of all personal needs (such as using the restroom, eating, etc.) before testing.
  • Failure to comply with testing rules and standards (ex: cheating) will result in punishment as per documented in the Code of Conduct

Instructor Role

  • Student will meet with his/her instructor(s) at the beginning of each semester to discuss individual testing accommodations and make appropriate arrangements for testing.
  • Instructors will be asked to send tests or exams to the Director of Counseling and Special Services at least 2 days prior to testing in order to appropriately modify exam to satisfy accommodation. Student is responsible for scheduling testing.
  • Instructors will be asked to complete a Faculty Testing Request Form for each test. Information on the Faculty Testing Request Form includes:
    • Student’s name
    • Class/Test number
    • Class time allotted/time limit
    • Last date to take the test
    • Materials allowed (ex: calculator, note card, etc.)
    • Comments/Special Instructions
    • Instructor’s signature.
  • Director of Counseling and Special Services will deliver test to instructor after completion by student

Note for Instructors

  • Instructors and/or departments/divisions determine policies regarding attendance, make-up work and missed quizzes, tests, and exams.
  • Instructors are not required to lower academic standards or fundamentally alter their course for accommodation purposes.

Additional Information:
Faculty Testing Request Form