690.1 Testing Services' Mission
The mission of Testing Services is to provide fair, courteous, professional testing services in a controlled, proctored environment, promoting high-quality operations and ethical practices as outlined in the Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education and the National College Testing Association’s Professional Standards and Guidelines for Post-Secondary Test Centers.
690.2 Testing Services
Testing Services administers a variety of paper-based and computer-based standardized testing programs for admission, placement, and certification. Information and test registration is distributed through Testing Services’ Web site and participation in campus events such as Graduate and Professional School Day, Week of Welcome, and Open House.
690.2.1 Computer-based Testing
Testing Services is committed to delivering tests through a secure network, managed by Educational Testing Service, by providing updated computer hardware and maintaining certification for its administrators.
690.2.2 Paper-based Testing
Testing Services provides registration, scheduling, proctoring, and test administration support for standardized testing programs such as the CSU English Placement and Entry Level Math Tests (EPT/ELM), the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), and others.
690.2.3 Proctoring Services
Testing Services provides proctoring services for students participating in distance learning programs or correspondence degree programs, and professionals needing to be tested in order to receive certification in their field. Testing Services maintains membership in the Consortium of College Testing Centers, a national referral source for distance learning.
690.2.4 Accommodated Testing
All testing services described above can be adapted to accommodate the needs of appropriately verified persons with disabilities. Arrangements to receive such services must be made in a timely manner.