Failure to comply with these regulations gives the test administrator the right to collect test materials and return them to the instructor.

Before Entering the Testing Center

  • Students must have their Valencia ID card for testing purposes.
  • No tests are distributed the last hour before closing under any circumstances.
  • Finish food and drinks before entering the testing room.

Technology Policy

  • No electronic devices allowed. Cell phones and all other electronic devices must be turned off.
  • If you are taking an online test, you will be required to use the Testing Center computers and will not be allowed to use your own laptop computer.

During the Test

  • Read instructions carefully before you begin your test. If you are not sure of directions, check with a testing staff at the counter.
  • You are responsible for monitoring your own time for an exam.
  • Talking to other students in the Testing Center is cause for an accusation of cheating.
  • All students are expected to comply with the Valencia Academic Honesty policy.

Notes and Scratch Paper

  • Any resources to be used during the exam must be arranged by your instructor with the Testing Center Staff.
  • Any test(s) which permits the use of notes, the notes must be hard copies - you may not use notes stored on an electronic device.
  • All scratch paper must be turned in with the exam.
  • You may not write down any information from the test and take it out of the Testing Center.

Leaving the Testing Center

  • Once you receive your test, you will not be allowed to leave the Testing Center.
  • Once a test is handed in, it cannot be returned to you for any reason.
  • If you leave the room without permission of the test proctor, your exam will be considered complete and must be turned in.
  • Restroom breaks are not permitted during a test. Please make a restroom stop before you come to the Testing Center.
  • Tests will be collected five minutes before closing time.