Frequently Asked Questions about the Certified Testing Center
Can I take a proctored exam from another school at the Testing Center?
Yes – online or paper/pencil is available. There is a $30.00 fee per exam for non-CMU students.
How can I schedule an SDS exam at the Testing Center?
Prior approval/testing accommodations are required prior to scheduling an appointment. Exams must be scheduled at least four days in advance. Contact us through email or call 989-774-1092 to schedule your appointment
How can I schedule a make-up exam at the Testing Center?
First, contact your instructor regarding a make-up exam. If your instructor approves the make-up exam, they can contact the testing center to grant permission and provide the exam. The Testing Center will contact you to schedule once the exam has been received.
How do I schedule a CLEP test?
First, register for a CLEP test through College Board.
Then, use or our online scheduler or call 989-774-1092 to pick your test date and time.
Can I schedule a national certification test at the Testing Center?
No, all national testing is scheduled through the respective testing company.
What types of ID do I need to bring?
A photo ID is required for all testing; however, some national testing companies have specific ID guidelines. Check the vendor’s requirements for details.
A primary ID must be government-issued, valid (not expired), and contain both a photo and a signature.
When required, a secondary ID must have the tester's official name and a signature. Examples of secondary IDs are a social security card, or a signed debit or credit card.
What items are prohibited in the testing room?
Personal items are prohibited in the testing room including:
• Cell phones
• Fitness trackers
• Hand-held computers/personal digital assistants (PDAs) or other electronic devices
• Wallets or purses
• Hats or caps
• Books or notes
• Food or drink, including gum or candy
• All tobacco products.
Lockers are available to store personal items. Scratch paper and writing utensils will be provided when permitted.