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The Learning Centers

Academic and Proctored Testing

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. Click here for more information.

A proctor is the 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.

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Locations

Signal Peak Campus

signal-peak campusWinter Break: December 10 – 20; January 7-10

Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday through Sunday and National Holidays – Closed

Address:
O-Building
8470 N. Overfield Rd.
Coolidge, AZ 85128

Phone:
520.494.5042

Corporate Center Campus
CAC Casa Grande Center

CAC Casa Grande Center

Winter Break: December 10 – 20; January 7-10

Call for availability

Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday
Friday through Monday, and National Holidays — Closed

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

Phone:
520.494.6600

San Tan Campus

san tan campus

Winter Break: December 10 – 20; January 7-10

Call for availability

Hours:
Monday – Thursday
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

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

Phone:
480.677.7861

Superstition Mountain Campus

Superstition Mountain

Winter Break: December 10 – 20; January 7-10

Call for availability

Hours:

Monday – Thursday
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

Address:
805 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119

Phone:
480.677.7761

Aravaipa Campus

aravaipa campus

Winter Break: December 10 – 20; January 7-10

Call for availability

Hours:
Monday-Thursday
Friday-Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

Location:
80440 E. Aravaipa Rd.
Winkelman, AZ 85192

Phone:
520.357.2821

Maricopa Campus

maricopa campus

Winter Break: December 10 – 20; January 7-10

Call for availability

Hours:
Monday – Thursday
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

Location:
B-Building
17945 N. Regent Dr.
Maricopa, AZ 85138

Phone:
520.494.6432

FAQs

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.