Testing Center

Providing services for students and community members.

Advisement and Counseling

Our Testing Center provides current students, future students and surrounding community members with a variety of services in testing and assessment that are required for admission, placement, certification and licensure.

Testing Center Mission

The primary mission of the Testing Center is to assess each students' abilities so they have the opportunity to achieve academic success, personal growth, or career development.

The Testing Center supports the college’s mission statement by offering a high quality, secure, confidential, and friendly testing environment to meet the needs of students and the region it serves. Our focus is to provide meaningful services to our customers while also promoting their academic, career, and personal goals of the individuals we serve.

Location

The Testing Center is located on the Norfolk Campus in the College Welcome Center. You can enter Door #3 labeled “Testing and Disability Services” and proceed to Room 1252 or 1256.

We offer the following tests:

Testing Center Hours

Monday 7 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 7 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 7 am - 5 pm
Thursday7 am - 7 pm
Friday 7 am - 5 pm

*Available hours subject to change without notice

The Testing Center strives to provide secure, accurate testing and assessment services in an efficient and consistent manner. To fulfill this goal, we ask the following for each test:

ACT: Students requesting an ACT exam must register online at www.act.org.

ASE: Candidates requesting an ASE test must call the Testing Center to schedule an appointment prior to testing. The ASE test fee is paid directly to ASE through its official website. Candidates must provide the following to the Testing Center when scheduling an appointment: ASE Eligibility Number, Primary Phone Number, Alternate Phone Number, Email Address, and Test(s) to be taken.

ACCUPLACER: Students requesting an ACCUPLACER test should contact the Testing Center in order to schedule an appointment prior to testing. Students must have a valid government-issued or current school-issued photo ID.

ACCUPLACER ESL: If English is not the students' primary language, they must call the Testing Center to schedule an ACCUPLACER ESL appointment before testing.

REMOTE ACCUPLACER: Students seeking to enroll at Northeast, but cannot test at the main or extended campuses, may take the ACCUPLACER assessment at another location. Please contact the Testing Center to arrange a Remote ACCUPLACER test at the preferred site. Once students are registered for the ACCUPLACER assessment, contact the chosen location to schedule a testing appointment. Students seeking to take the ACCUPLACER assessment at The testing Center need to contact the other institution to register for a Remote ACCUPLACER assessment. Once student registration is complete with the other institution, students need to schedule a testing appointment with the Testing Center.

ATI TEAS Assessment: Students requesting an ATI TEAS test must contact the Testing Center to schedule an appointment prior to testing. The testing fee is paid to ATI testing with a valid credit or debit card on the day of the test. Students must also a have current government-issued ID with a photo and signature.

Critical Thinking Assessment Nursing Entrance Exam: Students requesting a Critical Thinking Assessment must contact the Testing Center to schedule an appointment prior to testing. The testing fee is paid to ATI testing with a valid credit or debit card on the day of the test. Students must also a have current government-issued ID with a photo and signature.

CLEP: Students requesting a CLEP test must contact the Testing Center to schedule an appointment prior to testing. The CLEP $80.00 test fee is paid directly to CLEP through its official website before the day of the test. Students must create an account and pre-pay the $85.00 with a valid credit or debit card for the exam. After the students complete their account, they must print a non-refundable testing voucher, which is valid for 6 months. Students must bring the printed CLEP Voucher Ticket to the Testing Center in order to test. Students must have a current government-issued identification with photo and signature, and pay a non-refundable administration fee of $20.00 to Northeast.

Distance Learning Exams: Prior to scheduling a testing appointment at Northeast, students must contact the institution responsible for the exam and request approval for the Testing Center to proctor the course exam and other testing specifics. Students requesting a distance learning test must schedule an appointment with the Testing Center prior to testing.

DSST: Students requesting a DSST test must contact the Testing Center to schedule an appointment prior to testing. The test fee is paid to DSST with a valid credit or debit card on the day of the test. Students must also have a current government-issued identification with photo and signature, as well as pay a non-refundable administration fee of $20.00 to Northeast.

Make-up Tests: Students requesting a make-up exam must have their instructor's permission and contact the Testing Center to schedule an appointment.

Pearson VUE Tests: Students requesting a Pearson VUE exam must register with Pearson VUE at www.pearsonvue.com .

Pearson VUE GED: Students requesting a Pearson VUE GED exam must register online at www, gedtestingservice.com or can call 1-877-EXAM GED (1-877-392-6433).

Praxis I and Praxis II: Students requesting a Praxis I, Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE), or a Praxis II exam must register with the Educational Testing Services at www.ets.org/praxis.

Testing Center Guidelines

Mandatory Placement

Northeast is committed to our mission of educating students to meet the requirements of today's workforce. In line with this mission, we have a Mandatory Placement policy that requires students who score below minimum levels in reading, writing, and/or math to take transitional coursework prior to enrollment into certain courses in order to develop their academic skills.

Mandatory Placement Information

Need Disability Services before you test?

Students with disabilities who are taking a test and/or plan to attend Northeast may need reasonable accommodations, modifications, or auxiliary aids/assistive technology in order to have equal access to offered programs and services. If accommodations are needed, please contact the Director of Disability Services at (402) 844-7343 or mary@northeast.edu. Documentation regarding a student's disability is required.

For more information, please contact

Kathy Schwartzer, Director of Testing Services

Phone: (402) 844-7281
College Welcome Center, Room 1252