Proctoring Services for GTCC and Non-GTCC Students

The Assessment Center offers GTCC faculty a mechanism to proctor tests for GTCC’s online students, and/or GTCC students unable to attend class on a scheduled test date.

Through its proctors the Assessment Center offers correspondence testing for students of other schools and universities this service includes both paper and online exams. A proctoring fee of $10.00 per hour is assessed for non-GTCC students.

In addition to faculty testing both GTCC and non-GTCC students the Assessment Center also proctors TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills), TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education), CLEP (College Level Examination Program), and WorkKeys.

Effective July 1, 2018 price increase announced for GTCC students taking TEAS test. More information can be found in frequently asked questions – TEAS.

Frequently Asked Questions – Correspondence Testing

In most cases yes, GTCC will be able to accommodate proctor requests. You must first contact your instructor and/or testing facility and ascertain if an external proctor is acceptable. IF the date and time you select for your test is already booked you will be directed to choose another date or time. There are black-out periods when no outside test proctoring is offered.

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That is a decision reached by various departments within GTCC not by the Assessment Center. As an online student, this link may help: Online Learning. Scroll down to the FAQ for information on proctored exams.

Correspondence testing is only available at GTCC’s Jamestown Assessment Center and only Monday-Thursday between 9 am-2 pm. Please contact us at 336-334-4822 x 50017 at least 24 hours in advance of the desired test date and time. There are blackout periods when no outside testing is performed by Assessment Center staff. See the list below for upcoming blackout dates.

Testing Dates

January 16 – February  28

Monday – Thursday 9 am - 2 pm

March 1 – 9

No correspondence testing offered

March 12 – March 29

Monday – Thursday 9 am - 2 pm

March 30

GTCC CLOSED

April 2 – 27

Monday – Thursday 9 am - 2 pm

April 28 – May 9

No correspondence testing offered

May 10 – 25

Monday – Thursday 9 am - 2 pm

May 28

GTCC CLOSED

May 29 – July 3

Monday – Thursday 9 am - 2 pm

July 4

GTCC CLOSED

 

Due to staffing at other locations, correspondence testing is only available at the GTCC Jamestown Assessment Center. Located at 601 E. Main St Jamestown, NC 27282. 336-334-4822 x 50574. Correspondence testing does require a 24 hour advance notification. Beginning April 2, 2018 individuals will be able to use www.registerblast.com/gtcc/exam to schedule tests. Correspondence testing is available Monday – Thursday, 9am-2pm during the following timeframes https://supportservices.gtcc.edu/correspondence-testing/

Frequently Asked Questions – TEAS

Yes. Effective July 1, 2018 GTCC students will pay $65.00 and non-GTCC students will pay $90.00.

The price increase that took effect July 1, 2018 does not distinguish between an initial test and a retake.

The TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) test is one part of the criteria for admittance into one of GTCC’s limited enrollment programs associated with health careers. The TEAS test is a high demand test. The number of students desiring to take the TEAS test increases substantially prior to semester breaks, end of terms, during registration periods, and as program deadlines approach.  Plan accordingly to avoid testing delays. 

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) is a three hour and twenty-nine minute test that is broken into four parts and consists of multiple-choice questions covering the following:

  • Reading (64 minutes / 53 items)
  • Math (54 minutes / 36 items)
  • Science (63 minutes / 53 items)
  • English (28 minutes / 28 items)

*This version of TEAS does permit the use of a calculator during the math section. However, the calculator is embedded within the test itself you do not need to bring a calculator with you.

Due to staffing at other locations, TEAS testing is only available at the GTCC Jamestown Assessment Center. Located at 601 E. Main St Jamestown, NC 27282. 336-334-4822 x 50574. Beginning April 2, 2018 individuals will be able to use www.registerblast.com/gtcc/exam to schedule TEAS tests. TEAS testing is available Monday – Thursday, 9am-2pm during the following timeframes:

TEAS Test Dates:

  • January 2 – 12, 2018 No TEAS testing          
  • January 15 GTCC Closed
  • January 18 – February 28 TEAS testing
  • March 1-9 No TEAS testing
  • March 12-29 TEAS testing
  • April 2-25 TEAS testing
  • April 26 – May 17 No TEAS testing
  • May 21 – May 24 TEAS testing
  • May 28 GTCC Closed
  • May 29 – July 3 TEAS testing
  • July 4 GTCC Closed
  • July 5 – 19 TEAS testing
  • July 23 – July 26 No TEAS testing
  • July 30 – 31 TEAS testing
  • August 1 – 10 No TEAS testing
  • August 13 – 29 TEAS testing
  • September 3 GTCC Closed
  • September 4 – October 4 TEAS testing
  • October 8 – 9 GTCC Closed
  • October 10 – November 20 TEAS testing
  • November 21 No TEAS testing
  • November 22 – 23 GTCC Closed
  • November 26 – 30 TEAS testing
  • December 3 – 14 No TEAS testing
  • December 17 TEAS testing

What you need to bring on test day

  • A photo ID which includes your address
  • Blue TEAS® Pass from the Enrollment Services (not needed for Non-GTCC applicants)
  • Receipt, from GTCC cashier’s office, confirming payment
  • Your ATI userID and password

  • Reading – paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions
  • Math – whole numbers, metric conversion, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion
  • Science – science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles, and general science
  • English and Language Usage – punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling

An individual may take the TEAS test twice in a six month period.

GTCC students are charged a fee of $65.00 for TEAS testing. Non-GTCC students will be charged $90.00.

If you are looking for study material the ATI website suggests the use of the TEAS Study Manual, sixth edition. Do not use the outdated TEAS V study material to prepare yourself for this test. Study material can be purchased from GTCC’s Jamestown Book Store or from the ATI website www.atitesting.com.

Frequently Asked Questions – TABE

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE®) is used for admission to our BLET, Math Success, and College Transitions programs. This test is only available for entrance into GTCC coursework. The test takes approximately an hour and a half per part, so please accommodate your testing time accordingly.

TABE® testing is offered during regular assessment hours at the Jamestown campus. TABE® testing is available at other campuses according to the schedule shown on that campus.

Individuals entering one of the public safety programs such as BLET (Basic Law Enforcement Tract), EMT basic or intermediate and/or surrounding Fire Departments may be required to complete an entrance test before entering their desired program. GTCC’s Jamestown Assessment Center is able to proctor such tests through in-house agreements.

Please contact the agency for which you are testing to confirm dates during which testing may occur.

Frequently Asked Questions – CLEP

The College Level Examination Program allows students to save money, save time, and achieve their college goals. Developed by the College Board, students who earn passing scores on CLEP® exams can earn college credit and accelerate their education by allowing them to move into more advanced classes sooner. 

Currently each CLEP® exam costs $100 ($80 CLEP® test fee + $20 admin (fee). **Beginning July 1, 2018, CLEP® will be charge $87 for test fee.

GTCC accepts 25 of the 33 CLEP® exams available for course credit (see list). [NEED TO DOWNLOAD PDF FOR TRANSFER] To earn course credit through CLEP®, you must request that your scores be sent to GTCC. The Registrar will review the scores and recommend courses for credit on an Advanced Standing Certificate, which is sent to the department chair in your program of study for approval.

Go to the CLEP® website at https://clep.collegeboard.org/ and click on the link “Get Started with CLEP®.” Follow the steps to identify Guilford Technical Community College as your testing center, decide which exam(s) to take, register, pay, and prepare/study for your exams. The next step is to make an appointment with the GTCC Assessment Center office and pay the $20 administrative fee at the GTCC Cashier’s office. Be sure to keep your receipt – you must bring it with you to your testing appointment.

Beginning April 2, 2018 individuals will be able to use www.registerblast.com/gtcc/exam to schedule CLEP tests.

CLEP® is also available by calling 336-334-4822 x 50574 for an appointment.

CLEP testing is available Monday – Thursday, 9am-2pm during the following timeframes:

Dates for CLEP Testing

  • March 1-March 9 No CLEP testing
  • March 12-March 29 CLEP testing
  • April 2-April 25 CLEP testing
  • April 26-May 17 No CLEP testing
  • May 21-May 24 CLEP testing
  • May 28 GTCC Closed
  • May 29- July 3 CLEP testing
  • July 4 GTCC Closed
  • July 5-July 19 CLEP testing
  • July 23-July 26 No CLEP testing
  • July 30-July 31 CLEP testing
  • August 1-August 10 No CLEP testing
  • August 13-August 29 CLEP testing
  • September 3 GTCC Closed

Due to staffing at other locations, CLEP testing is only available at the GTCC Jamestown Assessment Center, located at 601 E. Main St Jamestown, NC 27282. 336-334-4822 x 50574.

The next step is to make an appointment with the GTCC Assessment Center office and pay the $20 administrative fee at the GTCC Cashier’s office. Be sure to keep your receipt – you must bring it with you to your testing appointment.

Beginning April 2, 2018 individuals will be able to use www.registerblast.com/gtcc/exam to schedule CLEP tests.

You can also call 336-334-4822 x 50574 to schedule an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions – WorkKeys

WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system measuring “real world” skills employers believe are critical to job success. These skills are valuable for any occupation – skills or professional – and at any level of education.

  • A Photo ID
  • Receipt confirming payment (fees may be waived for companies who are contracting through GTCC Business & Industry Office)
  • Letter on company letterhead, if provided by the employer, identifying which tests you will be taking. If this letter is not provided by the employer, then it becomes the responsibility of the test taker to know which tests are needed.

GTCC Greensboro Campus (3505 East Wendover Avenue)
Continuing Education Center Building (CEC) – Room 242

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays:  8: 30am – 12:30 pm 
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

GTCC Jamestown Campus (601 E. Main St. Jamestown, NC)

Location: Assessment Center Medlin Building – Room 217

No advance notification is necessary for WorkKeys testing. WorkKeys testing can be accomplished Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 2 pm during the following timeframes:

  • January 2, 2018 – December 18, 2018

(There are blackout periods when WorkKeys testing is not available. Call 336-334-4822 x 50574 for availability.)

GTCC- High Point Campus, 901 South Main Street, H4 Bldg., Room 117

  • Thursday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

For more information about the WorkKeys, please contact Gwendolyn Roy at ext. 53087 or gdroy@gtcc.edu.

WorkKeys® Testing Fees

Applied Mathematics

$10.00

Applied Technology

$10.00

Locating Information

$10.00

Reading for Information

$10.00

Business Writing

$15.00

Fit Assessment

$15.00

Performance Assessment

$15.00

Talent Assessment

$15.00

Workplace Observation

$17.00

Your potential employer should identify which test or tests you should be taking. If this information is not provided by the employer via letter or email, it then becomes the responsibility of the test taker to know which test or tests are needed. Assessment Center staff are unable to provide this information for you. 

Appointments are not necessary for placement tests or instructor tests on the Jamestown Campus.  However, it is best to call ahead to the other campuses to arrange a specific time to take your test, this way you can be sure that accommodations will be in place for you.
All other tests are administered by appointment or during certain blocks to time during the year.

Click here to view our Testing Matrix. [LINK TO TESTING MATRIX SUB-PAGE TO BE ADDED LATER]

 

Yes. There is a testing center on each campus. This link provides info on location and hours.   Testing Center Locations [LINK TO TESTING CENTER LOCATIONS SUB-PAGE TO BE ADDED LATER]