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The Learning Centers

Please note:

We will be conducting Pearson Vue testing, GED, CLEP, HESI  at the Signal Peak Campus.

Academic Testing continues to be suspended due to the COVID-19 school closures. Please continue to monitor the website and check Blackboard regularly for updates about specific classes.

Central Arizona College Testing Centers highly encourage you to be mindful of the following recommendations:

  • If you are ill, exposed, or at risk of exposing others, please reschedule your test.
  • Wear face covering in public settings; for example, the CAC Testing Center
  • Use the hand sanitizing station upon entering the Testing Center.
  • We sanitize each workstation prior to and following each use.
  • We encourage and enforce the CDC recommendation of Physical Distancing

The CAC Testing Center is operating under strict protocols. Therefore, it is imperative that you are on time for your scheduled test. You will be required to wait outside the testing center if you arrive more than 5-minutes early.  Late arrivals may lose their appointments. If you know you will be late, please call the Testing Center at 520-494-5405. Our office phone is staffed only during scheduled testing days.

You are required to check in with campus police prior to being permitted on campus. They will ask you questions relating to health, travel, and COVID exposure as part of their screening process. Please allow yourself sufficient time to process through the CAC police checkpoint at our Signal Peak Campus prior to your scheduled test.

HESI Placement Testers

Please note that due to our COVID-19 protocol, we can no longer offer our HESI Placement testing in the usual manner. Therefore, if you wish to take the HESI Placement Exam, we ask that you email us at so that we may provide you with the necessary information in order to schedule your HESI Placement Exam.

Please note that the HESI exam will be administered at our Signal Peak Campus (SPC) in groups of 10 students at any one time and all efforts will be made to stay in compliance with the CDC’s guidelines such as practicing social distancing and conducting frequent and proper sanitizing of personnel and equipment, etc., along with the installation of additional safety protocol to accommodate staff and students safety.

What is a proctored exam, and why do I need one?

A proctored exam is a test that is required for your course, but it is not given during class time. You may need one if your Online, Face-to-Face, or Hybrid class at Central Arizona College requires you to take a proctored exam at an Academic Testing location. If your instructor is using Examity, click here. Your instructor will indicate this requirement via your syllabus or Blackboard. In addition, the Learning Center partners with many outside agencies to proctor exams like the GED, HESI, Pearson Certifications, CLEP, and many more.

A proctor is a person that will supervise you when you are taking an exam with Academic Testing. Proctors are used to ensure academic integrity during the exam. Remember, YOU are responsible for scheduling your own exams. Please make your appointment one week in advance. You can either call or come by any Academic Testing Center to schedule an appointment.

Click here to be redirected to the Placement Testing Information.


Signal Peak Campus

M Building at Signal Peak CampusHours:
Monday – Thursday 9 am to 7 pm
Friday through Sunday and National Holidays – Closed

8470 N. Overfield Rd.
Coolidge, AZ 85128


Corporate Center Campus

Tuesday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m
Saturday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday – Monday, and National Holidays — Closed

540 N. Camino Mercado Suite 1
Casa Grande, AZ 85122


San Tan Campus

san tan campus

Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

3736 E. Bella Vista Rd.
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143


Superstition Mountain Campus

Superstition Mountain CampusHours:
Monday – Thursday 9 am – 9 pm.
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

805 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119


Aravaipa Campus

aravaipa campus

Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday-Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

80440 E. Aravaipa Rd.
Winkelman, AZ 85192


Maricopa Campus

maricopa campus

Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

17945 N. Regent Dr.
Maricopa, AZ 85138



What do I need to bring to my exam?

Be sure to bring a picture ID to your exam appointment. The Central Arizona College ID is preferred, but a valid driver’s license or passport is acceptable.

Math exams: Your instructor will provide information on whether you can use a calculator, index cards, formula sheets, and scratch paper. Lockers are provided so that items that are not allowed may be secured by the tester.

Partnered exams may require your receipt from the cashier’s window or other materials.

Can I walk-in and take an exam?

Student walk-ins will be accommodated based on time and space availability.

Walk-ins should anticipate longer waits during peak testing periods.

Calling at least one week in advance can help to ensure that you receive your preferred time and date.

Can I bring my family to the testing center?

The testing center observes College Policy 508 – Minor Children on Campus.

“No employee, student, or visitor to the College shall leave a child under the age of 16 unattended on campus, nor may such person leave a child with a College employee or student, unless the child is enrolled in and attending an authorized program of the College.”

What are the rules at the testing center?

All tests end five minutes to close. Example 6:55 p.m. This is true even if your test indicates that you have more time.

You must stay in the testing room until your test is complete. Leaving the room for any reason will result in the submission of the test, and possible notification for academic dishonesty. *

Cell Phones, wallets, purses, etc. should be in a locker. Possession of these items in the testing room will result in a notification of academic dishonesty. *

Scratch paper and notecards will be collected at the end of your test. Please turn them in.

*See the Code of Conduct in the Student Handbook.

How do I pay for my GED?

Pay for your GED test here.

How do I pay for a different partnered exam?

To purchase a partnered exam that may require a fee, testers need to go to the cashier’s window and purchase the exam. The cashier should have a fee schedule.

Remember to bring your receipt to the testing center.

No monies are exchanged at the testing center.

I missed my exam, what do I do?

Proctors cannot adjust end dates on exams. If you miss the last testing date, you must contact the instructor for an extension. S/he will notify the testing center if the date is extended.

Most partnered exams must be taken on the same day that they are purchased. Be prepared by scheduling early and bringing the required items to the testing center.

Please call the testing center if you cannot make your appointment. Staff would be happy to find a different date that will work for you.

Faculty Forms and Resources

Test Request Form

Remote Proctor Agreement Form

Remote Proctoring Overview

Instructions for remote proctors


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