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Pittsburg State University Testing Center
301 East Lindburg, 206B Whitesitt Hall
620-235-4267
testing@pittstate.edu
Director: Dr. Gwen Murdock

Directions:

  • From Broadway turn East onto Ford Street (before the University).
  • Continue East to first stop sign on Joplin Street and turn left (North).
  • Continue North to stop sign on Lindburg Street (Stadium will be on the right).
  • Turn left (West) on Lindburg Street and Whitesitt Hall is the 3rd building on the right.  The building is very large and is clearly labeled.

Parking:

  • Testing candidates can park anywhere that is labeled BLUE, BROWN, or ORANGE parking. Please give license plate number to staff so that we can inform campus police of where vehicle is parked so as to not get a ticket.

Hours:

  • Spring 2014, Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Scheduling and Payment of Prometric/Pearson Vue Exams:

  • Scheduling AND payment for ALL Prometric/Pearson Vue exams are done ONLINE. We do not schedule or take payment for any of these exams. Refer to testing company’s website for registration and payment.
  • Prometric:  www.prometric.com
  • Pearson Vue:  www.pearsonvue.com

Tests Offered:

  • Tests Offered by Prometric and Pearson Vue include but are not limited to:
  • Other exams include:
    • Please contact the University Testing Center to schedule and pay for the following tests as noted.  Other Tests Offered by the University Testing Center include but are not limited to:

        • DSST
          • $90 total- $80 will be paid with credit card to DSST, $10 proctoring fee paid with cash/check to PSU.
            • Available Wednesdays Only.
        • CLEP (www.clep.collegeboard.org)
          • $95 total- $80 will be paid with credit card BEFORE candidate comes in to test, and $15 proctoring fee paid with cash/check to PSU.
            • Available Wednesdays Only.
        • Miller’s Analogies Test
          • $67- Registration and payment are completed when candidate comes in to test.
            • Available Wednesdays Only.
        • CASTLE exams (www.castleworldwide.com)
          • Registration and payment are done online before candidate comes in.
            • Available on Mondays Only.
        • C-BASE
          • Registration and payment are done through the University Testing Center.
          • Registration begins 2-3 weeks before test date.
          • Cost:
            • Combined- $55
            • Math Only- $39
            • English (Reading/Writing)- $48
            • Payment is with cash/check to PSU.
        • R-ACT
          • Registration and payment are done through the University Testing Center.
          • Cost is $60 cash ONLY.
          • Available on Tuesdays ONLY.
        • Major Fields Test-Biology
          • Registration is done through the University Testing Center.
          • Student does not pay for this exam.
          • Offered twice during each semester.

Proctoring Services:

  • The University Testing Center will proctor exams for students as facilities allow. This can include students taking online courses or courses through other universities. We cannot accommodate entire classes at once.
    • Fee for proctoring exam is $20 for time of 2 hours or less, $30 for more than 2 hours.
    • Cash or checks payable to PSU.
  • Test takers will call or email the University Testing Center requesting to have an exam proctored. Test taker must have instructor send testing materials, usernames/passwords, requirements of the test, allowed materials, time allowed, and any other instructions to us through regular mail or email.
  • Appointments are scheduled as space is available on WEDNESDAYS only.
  • If professor wants us to mail the completed exam, a postage paid return envelope is required. We can also fax the completed exam to the professor.
  • We do NOT proctor make-up exams for on or off-campus PSU courses.

Saturday Test Days - Spring/Early Summer 2014:

  • January:
    • 25th- SAT
  • February:
    • 8th- ACT
    • 15th- CBASE
    • 22nd- MFT Biology
  • March:
    • 1st- MFT Biology
    • 8th- SAT
    • 8th- Praxis
  • April:
    • 5th- GRE Subject
    • 12th- ACT
    • 19th- CBASE
  • May:
    • 3rd- SAT
  • June:
    • 7th- SAT
    • 7th- Praxis
    • 14th- ACT
    • 21st- CBASE

FAQ's:

  • Do you give the “_____” test?
    • If it is a Prometric or Pearson Vue exam, or listed on the “other exams” list, we most likely offer that exam.
  • When can I take this test?
    • Prometric exams are available Mondays through Fridays, though the spots fill up quickly. Registration is done online.
    • Pearson Vue exams are available on Thursdays and Fridays. Registration and payment is completed online.
  • Can I come in and take the “____” today?
    • WALK INS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
  • If the weather is bad, will the University Testing Center be closed?
    • The decision for the University Testing Center to be closed the following day will be made by 12:00 PM the day before. If we decide to close, Prometric will contact the candidate to reschedule the exam.
  • “I’m not able to come in to take my test, how do I reschedule and will I get my money back?”
    • Candidates will reschedule their exam the same way they originally scheduled the exam. Reimbursement is NOT promised, and is NOT the responsibility of the University Testing Center.