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Distance Education Testing Services

The Academic Testing Center at the University of California, Irvine serves as a testing center to the general public. Individuals who are enrolled in a distance learning course, applying for certification or license renewal, or taking an aptitude test as part of a job application can use the center's testing services for a moderate fee.

The Academic Testing Center is a member of the Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC). The purpose of the CCTC is to make test administration services available to students at educational institutions away from their campuses.

Fees

Fees vary depending on the type and length of the exam and the services required. The general guidelines for our fees are as follows:

Proctoring Services Fee

$15.00 per hour*

Processing Fee

$ 5.00 per exam

FedExpress

$20.00 per exam (Domestic shipments)

International Mail $25.00 per exam
One Day - General Parking $10.00 per day

Reserved Parking (optional)

$14.00 per day

Fee for same day cancellation or missed appointments

$10.00

*If you go beyond 10 minutes in the second hour, you will be charged the full $15 for the second hour.

You are required to pay the fee(s) immediately after the exam is administered. You may pay by cash, money order or check payable to UC Regents. No credit or debit cards are accepted at this time. Please note that all fees are subject to change.

Appointments

It is your responsibility to contact your school or program and arrange for your exam materials and proctoring instructions to be sent to the Testing Center. You should then call the Testing Center to confirm receipt of the test materials and schedule an appointment. Appointments are required for all tests and must be made at least 48 hours in advance of test administration. Please be advised that you will not be given an appointment until the Testing Center receives the test materials. The Testing Office will make every attempt to accommodate your scheduling needs; however, the final decision regarding the date and time of the exam is made by the Testing Center.

Rescheduling Appointments and Cancellations

Due to limited seating, your testing time is reserved for you. Please call the Testing Center as soon as you realize you will not be able to make your appointment: calling us at least 24 hours in advance of your appointment is required.

Photo I.D.

You must present a valid photo I.D. to the Testing Center staff before the administration of the test. Acceptable forms of photo I.D. include:

A valid photo-bearing driver's license

A photo-bearing DMV-issued identification card

A photo-bearing military identification card

A valid passport featuring a current photograph

A valid Resident Alien Card (commonly known as a Green Card) featuring a current photograph

Academic Integrity

Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated under any circumstances. Any breach of academic integrity during testing will be documented, an incident report will be filled out, attached to the exam and sent to your home institution and/or instructor.

Hours

Test administration hours are from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday. However, you must call in advance to reserve your desired testing day and time.

Contact Us

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For additional and detailed information, please contact us at (949) 824-6207 or e-mail us at testcenter@uci.edu .

Location

The Academic Testing Center is located at 3040 Anteater Instruction and Research Building.

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