The mission of the Temple College Testing Center is to provide high-quality testing services that observe and adhere to the National College Testing Association’s Professional Standards and Guidelines. The Testing Center is committed to creating a positive atmosphere where students, faculty, and staff feel comfortable and confident that they will receive services in a professional manner and in a relaxed environment.
The Testing Center offers a comprehensive testing program to assist students with assessing occupational interests and educational achievements. Available tests include college entrance (ACT), course placement (TSI Assessment), program admission (ACCUPLACER), Credit by Examination (CLEP, DSST) and Temple College Institutional Exams. Also administered are the nursing pre-test (HESI A2) for the ADN and the VN programs and the TEAS test for other allied health programs. Tests are proctored for distance learning courses, internet/online courses, make-up exams, and correspondence courses. Students may contact the Testing Center for more specific information on testing. Students should review the Testing Center guidelines, available online and in the Testing Center office, prior to testing.
Temple Main Campus Testing Center
2600 S First St
Temple, Texas 76502
Student Success Center, RM 3613
(254) 298-8586, (254) 298-8589, (254) 298-8585
Fax (254) 298-8228
Edgar Juarez – Testing Specialist
Angelita (Angie) Ybarra- Testing Coordinator
Shiela Anderson- Testing Coordinator
Stephanie Perkins- Director of Testing
Testing Center Payment
Exams that require payment must be paid in advance of testing services. We recommend paying the day of testing. Payment is recommended to be made at the Cashier’s Office at both locations. In the event a payment is taken in the Testing Center, we can only accept cash (exact change preferred), check, or money order. Credit/debit card payments must be made at the Cashier’s Office, or by calling 254-298-8610/8611 for Main Campus, or 512-759-5920 for EWCHEC-Hutto. Please let the cashier know what test you are paying for and to email the testing center a receipt. If you are testing during extended-hours, credit/debit card payments cannot be processed. Please bring an alternative form of payment.
Testing Center Hours
Examinees must arrive at the Testing Center early enough to complete their tests by the Testing Center’s posted closing time. Tests will be collected at closing time even if the student has not finished. Examinees must arrive [at least] 45 minutes [in advance] of the posted closing time to be admitted to test. Testing Center hours are posted below and in the office.
*PLEASE NOTE FOR ALL TESTING CENTERS: ALL tests must be completed by the posted closing time. ALL tests will be collected at closing time whether completed or not. The TSI Assessment, ACCUPLACER, TEAS, FISDAP, and HESI A2 exam will not be administered on Fridays.
Below are the hours for the Main Campus office and the EWCHEC-Hutto office.
|Fall & Spring Semester Hours *Main Campus*|
|Monday||8 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. – Noon|
|Testing Center is closed on most Saturdays and Sunday|
Saturday Schedule for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017
Open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 1, July 15, August 5, August 19, September 9, September 23, October 14, October 21, November 4, November 18, and December 2.
|Summer Semester Hours *Main Campus*|
|Monday||7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Tuesday||7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Wednesday||7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Thursday||7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Testing Center is closed Friday through Sunday|
|*EWCHEC-Hutto* Testing Center Hours|
Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Monday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – Noon
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Summer Semester Hours
Monday 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Friday through Sunday
By appointment only. Closed 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch Monday – Thursday. ***If you wish to test on Wednesdays during our extended hours ( 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.), you must schedule your appointment the Monday of that week during regular business hours.*** NO EXCEPTIONS. Please call 512-759-5925, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.