Instructional Testing Center

Instructor Guidelines and Procedures

Instructional Testing Center

Located in Estrella Hall North Computer Commons

The Instructional Testing Center assists faculty with the administration of:

  • Make-up exams are ONLY for those students who have missed an in-class test date. No re-testing or additional testing will be accepted.
  • Proctored exams for online and hybrid courses. No re-testing or additional testing will be accepted.

Exams are not administered one hour prior to the closing hour of operation (e.g., no exams start later than 6:00 p.m. M-Th or 3:00 p.m. Fridays).

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Faculty Procedures:

Make-Up Exams

To submit a make-up exam, faculty will need to:

  1. Download the Proctored Testing Form and open in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for fillable method.
  2. Complete the form and Identify what materials are needed for the exam (only items identified by the instructor are allowed into the testing area – e.g., calculator, notes, etc.)
  3. Include a class roster with the form identifying which students are expected to take the exam only  if more than 4 students are testing.
  4. Submit the Proctored form, class roster, and exam via email to learningsupporttesting@estrellamountain.edu or in person at the Computer Commons to the testing technician.
  5. All documents must be submitted at least 24 hours prior to the testing dates
  6. Remind student(s) to complete the Make-Up Test Request Form, located on the tab to the left under "STUDENT" to request an appointment to take their exams with a 24- 48 hour advance notice.   WARNING: IF STUDENTS DO NOT CONTACT THE TESTING CENTER FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITHIN THE ALLOWED TIME, THE EXAM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE ADMINISTERED.
  7. Pick up the completed exams from the testing center during normal hours of operation.

Notes:

  • It is the student’s responsibility to request an appointment with the testing center to take exams and bring in the necessary testing materials.

Proctored Exams

To submit a proctored exam, faculty must:

  1. Arrange all course testing dates for the semester with the testing center no later than the week of accountability. Testing occurs on Mondays or Fridays only.

  2. Download the "Proctored Testing Form" and open in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for fillable method.

  3. Complete the form and Identify what materials are needed for the exam (only items identified by the instructor are allowed into the testing area – e.g., calculator, notes, etc.)

  4. Submit the Proctored form, class roster, and exam via email to learningsupporttesting@estrellamountain.edu or in person at the Computer Commons to the testing technician.

  5. Instruct the students(s) that the exam will be proctored on an availability basis on the dates of the exam. (The exam can betaken throughout the day, but is limited by the number of spaces available. If all spaces are occupied, a student will be take the exam as soon as space becomes available).

     (The exam can be taken throughout the day, but is limited by number of spaces available. If all spaces are occupied, a student will be able to take the exam as soon as a space becomes available.)

  6. Pick up the completed exams from the testing center during normal hours of operation.

If you have any questions please contact Belinda Trevino at (623) 935-8186 or Martina Meraz at (623) 935-8436