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Welcome to the Professional Test Center

Testing Services' Professional Test Center administers campus specific exams, CSU system-wide tests and national standardized tests to current and prospective students. Testing accommodations are provided for students with special needs and proctoring services are offered for distance learning students. Tests are administered in controlled classrooms and private rooms.

 Scheduling/Payment Procedure

               

ALL scheduling is done ONLINE. Please check the exam info below for your specific exam instructions.
**NOTE  You cannot reschedule or cancel appointments. Please be sure to verify all testing information before finalizing. ALL missed appointments will result in the forfeiture of your payment.

 

Testing Services Notices:

  • Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make other arrangements for children before coming in to take your test.
  • Testing Services can no longer offer rescheduling. Once payment has been made there will be no refunds or reschedules.
  • Please be sure to arrive to your test 15 minutes prior to your appointment. Any test taker who arrives 10 minutes late may not be permitted into the testing room. 

California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST)

Not held on Fresno State's campus

CBEST Testing Calendar: see the 2015-2016 CBEST Registration Information Flyer

Additional test fees, practice test, and Internet registration is available at www.ctcexams.nesinc.com.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Depending on your college's CLEP policy, satisfactory scores on CLEP exams may earn you college credits.

California State University, Fresno awards up to 6 units of credit for successfully completed CLEP examinations. Such credit is applied to the total units required for the baccalaureate degree, but it is not applied to the General Education requirement. It is the responsibility of the student to check with the appropriate department to determine whether it accepts CLEP credit. This should be done prior to taking the CLEP exam.

CLEP exams are offered only as computer-based tests by appointment only.

Wednesdays & Thursdays Starting Times at 9:30am
 Sitting Fee  $40 + $3.50 Service Fee

 How to Register

 

Step 1

Test Fee: You must go to www.collegeboard.com to register and pay for the CLEP exam. They will issue you a voucher that you bring with you on the day you set up to take the exam. Effective July 1, 2017 the exam fee will be $85.00.

Access the CLEP Exam Registration Tutorial at:

https://clep.collegeboard.org/exams

 Step 2

 Schedule your appointment at https://www.registerblast.com/csufresno/Exam/List

California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET)

Not held on Fresno State's campus

CSET Testing Calendar: see the 2015-2016 CSET Registration Information Flyer

Additional test fees, practice test, and Internet registration is available at www.ctcexams.nesinc.com.

English Placement Test & Entry Level Math (EPT/ELM)

The Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam and English Placement Test (EPT) determine which math and/or English classes you will be required to take in connection with your admission to Fresno State. You may take the tests here or at another CSU campus closer to you. These tests MUST be completed prior to your orientation date or you will not be allowed to register for classes at orientation. There are many testing dates to choose from, although if you want to test at Fresno State you should register for the earliest test date possible to ensure space. Testing dates after April 1st may affect your ability to register for classes and/or meet early start declaration requirements if your score requires it AND you do not meet other exemption criteria. 

The EPT contains the following three sections:

  • Essay: 45 minutes-one assigned topic;
  • Reading Skills: 30 minutes - 45 multiple choice questions
  • Composing Skills: 30 minutes - 45 multiple choice questions

The ELM consists of one section:

  • 50 multiple choice questions to be completed in 90 minutes.

The ELM and EPT are required for all freshmen entering Fresno State. There are exemptions for students who qualify.

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Exemption Criteria:

Up-to-date information about exemption criteria is available on the CSU EPT/ELM web page at: https://ept-elm.ets.org/CSU/

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Cost:

The EPT fee is $20; the ELM fee is $20. Payment is due when you register for the test(s).

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Test Prep Information:

The links below are testing resources available for the English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Math (ELM) exam. In addition, the CSU Chancellor's Office hosts a website (www.csusuccess.org) where students can take online practice tests and get information on the Early Assessment Program (EAP).

 

Testing Date Reg. Opens Reg. Closes Test Fees Registration Information
      $20.00 per exam

The CSU system requires all students who do not meet exemption criteria to take the EPT and/or ELM exam prior to enrollment, and begin any required remediation, if necessary.

Register at: https://ept-elm.ets.org/CSU/

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The EPT is $20.00, nonrefundable, and can only be taken once

The ELM is $20.00, nonrefundable, and can be taken twice.

Both exams are administered in accordance with the Chancellor's Office system-wide schedule of examinations

 

 

 

     
01/21/2017  12/01 01/06
02/11/2017  01/07 01/27
03/04/2017  RESERVED RESERVED
03/18/2017  01/28 03/03
04/29/2017  04/03  04/14
05/06/2017  03/04 04/21
     
     

 

General Records Examination (GRE)

GRE - CBT

The GRE (general) is a fully computer-based test (CBT). Testing Services' Professional Test Center at the California State University, Fresno campus is an Educational Testing Services (ETS) testing site.

Appointments are available:

  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Thursdays
  • Fridays
  • Some Saturdays

You can schedule an appointment online at www.gre.org using your credit or debit card.

Test dates are ONLY available with our center on a month to month basis.

All test fees are paid at the time you schedule your appointment. The fees are as follows:

GRE - $205.00 (check website, www.gre.org, for any updates on test fees).

The appointment time for the exam is 4.5 hours.

Test candidates are responsible for knowing all the information in the information bulletins prior to scheduling their test appointments and taking their test. Information bulletins are available at the web sites listed below. For more information, contact the Test Office at 559-278-2457 or the test company Phone: 1-800-GRE-CALL (1-800-473-2255) Web Address: www.gre.org

 

GRE - Subject Tests

The Subject Tests are paper-based tests in the following 8 subject areas:

  • Biochemistry, Cell, & Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Testing time is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

GRE Subject Test Testing Calendar

Testing Date Fee Information Registration Information
  $205.00 Register at: www.ets.org/gre/subject/
     
     

Professional Assessment for Beginning Teachers (PRAXIS)

PRAXIS Series Testing Calendar

Fee Information Registration Information
Registration Fee: $50.00 - $170.00 (depends on specific tests taken)

Test fees vary. See website for details.

Paper Based/Computer

Register at: www.ets.org/praxis

Registration/Information Bulletins are available in the Testing Office (FFS 110).

 

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

The ibt TOEFL is a fully computer-based test (CBT). Testing Services' Professional Test Center at the California State University, Fresno campus is an Educational Testing Services (ETS) testing site.

ibt TOEFL

The Professional Test Center has a 6 seat computer lab that administers the ibt TOEFL. To schedule an appointment for the ibt TOEFL, you must go to www.toefl.org.

All test fees are paid at the time you schedule your appointment.

The ibt TOEFL is $190.00 (check website: www.toefl.org for any updates on test fees).

There is a rescheduling fee for the ibt TOEFL. For the ibt TOEFL, the rescheduling and cancellation policy is that you must call ETS (1-800-967-1100) no later than ten business days prior to your scheduled appointment or the entire test fee is forfeited. To reschedule an appointment for any of the computer-based tests, call ETS (1-800-967-1100). To cancel an appointment, call 1-800-GO-TOEFL (1-800-468-6335) or go online to www.toefl.org for more details.

The appointment time for the exam is 4.5 hours.

Test candidates are responsible for knowing all the information in the information bulletins prior to scheduling their test appointments and taking their test. Information bulletins are available at the web sites listed below. For more information, contact the Professional Test Center at 559-278-2457 or the test company.

American English Institutional TOEFL

No fee is collected by the Test Office for American English Institutional students. Non-AEI students are not permitted to take this test.

American English Institutional TOEFL Testing Calendar

Testing Date A.E.I. Student Registration Registration Information
  Contact your program for the registration deadline for each exam. Professional Test Center

Family/Food Sciences Bldg, Room 110
12/03/2016
02/25/2017
05/06/2017

 

 

 

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

 Visit https://www.atitesting.com/home.aspx to set up your ATI account.

Once your account is set up visit the link below to schedule your exam https://www.registerblast.com/csufresno/Exam/List

 

Exams are scheduled online ONLY.  

 

TEAS is a computer-based multiple-choice exam that covers the following material:

  • Reading
  • Math
  • Science
  • English

How can I prepare for the TEAS?

  • Visit the Henry Madden Library (on campus) and check out the Study Manualfor the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) on hold at the 1st floor main circulation desk. It can be checked out 1 day at a time only. 
  • You can purchase a book of practice tests in the Reference section in the Kennel Bookstore                        (on campus). 
  • TEAS Prep products are also available for purchase at:  ATI Test Prep.

Schedule a Test for Proctoring

Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please contact the test company to schedule and pay for your exam.

Tests are proctored by appointment only. The center is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

On Your Scheduled Test Date

Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

  • Arrive early.
  • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
  • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

ISO Quality

ISO Quality Testing is a testing company that caters to occupational-related testing candidates who are seeking licensure or certification in PROFESSIONAL fields such as medical-related, nursing-related, IT-related, and other professional roles. To register for an exam please visit their website at http://www.isoqualitytesting.com/takeatest.aspx

Schedule a Test for Proctoring

Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please contact the test company to schedule and pay for your exam.

Tests are proctored by appointment only. The center is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

On Your Scheduled Test Date

Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

  • Arrive early.
  • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
  • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

 

Castle

Castle is a full-services certification and licensure testing company that allows stakeholders to excel in their profession through the development of competency-based testing, training, and high-stakes certification programs. To register for an exam please visit their website at https://www.castleworldwide.com/cww/take-a-test

Schedule a Test for Proctoring

Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please contact the test company to schedule and pay for your exam.

Tests are proctored by appointment only. The center is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

On Your Scheduled Test Date

Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

  • Arrive early.
  • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
  • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

Kryterion

Kryterion is a full-service test development and delivery company providing secure testing solutions. Kryterion serves the association, technology and distance education markets. To register for an exam please contact Kryterion.

  • Schedule a Test for Proctoring

    Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please contact the test company to schedule and pay for your exam.

    Tests are proctored by appointment only. The center is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

    Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

    On Your Scheduled Test Date

    Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

    • Arrive early.
    • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
    • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

 

Schedule your exam here: https://www.registerblast.com/csufresno/Exam/List

Exams are scheduled online ONLY.  

The Testing Services Office is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

Schedule a Test for Proctoring

Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please visit https://www.registerblast.com/csufresno/Exam/List

Cost

Students needing proctoring services for another college or institution are responsible for paying $40.00, per exam. Payments can only be made online via the link above. Payments on the day of the exam will not be accepted.

On Your Scheduled Test Date

Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

  • Arrive early.
  • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
  • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

Comira

Comira is a full service testing company for licensure, certification, assessment and educational testing programs. To register for an exam please visit their website at http://www.comiratesting.com/

Schedule a Test for Proctoring

Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please contact the test company to schedule and pay for your exam.

Tests are proctored by appointment only. The center is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

On Your Scheduled Test Date

Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

  • Arrive early.
  • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
  • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

Proctoring Services for Computer Based Exams

Schedule your exam here: https://www.registerblast.com/csufresno/Exam/List

Scheduling AND payment for exams must be made ONLINE.

Proctoring services are offered ONLY for computer-based tests. Local students taking classes or training through other colleges and institutions by correspondence or other long-distance methods often are required to take exams. Testing Services' Professional Test Center agrees to provide supervision and a secure testing environment for those  computer based exams.

Usually this involves a correspondence or online class through a university, but various types of organizations make use of this service. The Professional Test Center has proctored exams for institutions around the country, and welcomes international organizations as well.

Tests are proctored by appointment only. The center is located in the Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 110. A daily parking permit is required during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

Children are not allowed in the testing rooms and cannot be left unsupervised while on campus. Please make arrangements for your children before you come for your test session.

Schedule a Test for Proctoring

Proctoring services are by appointment only. To schedule a test for proctoring, please visit https://www.registerblast.com/csufresno/Exam/List

Cost

Students needing proctoring services for another college or institution are responsible for paying $40.00, per exam. Payments can only be made online via the link above. Payments on the day of the exam will not be accepted.

On Your Scheduled Test Date

Come prepared to your test, both in terms of allotting enough time and bringing the necessary items:

  • Arrive early.
  • Bring a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID that includes your signature (must include a listed expiration date).
  • Bring $3.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park), as all cars parked at Fresno State must display a parking permit. You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot.

Special Testing Accommodations

Some services are available to students with disabilities and those who request non-Saturday testing due to religious reasons. Students must request special accommodations and submit required written verification by the test registration deadline.

Students with disabilities who need to take the ELM, EPT, or UDWE tests must do the following:

  • Register and pay online for the appropriate test using the links on Testing Services' website: www.fresnostate.edu/testing. You must do so before the test registration deadline.
  • Inform Test Office staff of your request for special accommodations at time of registration.
  • Visit the Services for Students with Disabilities Office (Madden Library - room 1202) or call 559-278-2811 and request a written notice of the accommodations to be prepared for the Test Office.

A Testing Services or SSD staff person will contact you to arrange for a date/time allowable to test. NOTE: This date may be different from the campus-wide testing date.

SPECIAL NOTE: For special accommodations for other tests, follow the instructions in that test's information/registration packet.