NCMC Testing Center Rules for Students

***Earplugs are recommended at this testing site***

  1. Student’s identity will be verified by valid photo ID: driver’s license, school ID, military ID. STUDENT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TEST WITHOUT A VALID PHOTO ID.
  2. Student will read Testing Center Rules for Students. By accessing test and/or signing in, student agrees to testing rules.
  3. Only items allowed by instructor will be permitted in the testing room.
  4. The following items are NOT allowed in the testing room: CELL PHONES, backpacks, coats, hats (can be worn if hat stays on throughout test; ball caps need to be turned with bill to the back) purses, electronic devices like headsets, laptops, and smart watches – unless designated by instructor.
  5. Students may not inspect the test prior to taking it.
  6. Students may not leave testing room before test is complete, unless instructor previously agrees to this accommodation on his/her request form.
  8. Children are not allowed in the testing room.
  9. Earplugs are available in testing room.
  10. A clear, non-colored water bottle with label removed can be taken into the testing room.
  11. Students should come prepared and allow enough time to complete testing prior to the Testing Center closing. Tests will be collected at closing time, regardless of time on the test that is remaining.
  12. If student is taking a paper test, student is responsible for keeping track of how much time remains. If possible, proctor will give a 5 – 10 minute warning before testing time expires.
  13. If any issues or problems occur during a test, the proctor will contact the instructor immediately.
  14. If a student is suspected of CHEATING, library staff will follow instructor’s instructions on proctor request.
  15. VIDEO and AUDIO SURVEILLANCE is ACTIVE in the testing room and RECORDING IS IN PROGRESS. Instructors will review video as needed.
  16. When test is complete, return test (along with scrap paper and any additional materials given to you by proctor) and turn in padlock and keys.

Testing Room Early Closing Policy

Definition of closing early: open during college office hours of 8:00 to 4:30

The Learning Commons will close early on the following dates:

  • Thursday before fall break
  • Tuesday before Thanksgiving
  • Thursday before spring holiday
  • Week of Spring Break
  • The library will not be open on Sunday if the break/holiday is on a Monday or a Friday.
  • ***The testing center will not be open on Fridays except for midterms

Revised 8/15/2018