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Testing Center

The Testing Center is committed to providing excellent customer service to our students, faculty and community, while ensuring the integrity of testing in a secure environment. Whether you’re aiming to further your education, enter the workforce, or advance your present career, the Testing Center offers a broad array of services to meet your needs.
A TCC photo ID or valid government-issued ID (driver's license or state identification card) is required for all testing – No Exceptions.

 Distance Learning Course Testing


Self-Paced Instruction Course Exams  

Self-paced instruction (SPI) courses are independent study courses that allow a student to work at their own pace and complete the course within twenty weeks. A SPI contract is required when registering for these courses and taking exams. Please contact the TCC Virtual Advisor for SPI contract details.  
Students enrolled in SPI courses come to the Testing Center to take their exams. Please bring a copy of your SPI contract with you to check-in on exam day. All exams are administered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is necessary! Students must arrive at least one hour prior to closing to allow sufficient time to complete an exam. Please see the Testing Center Hours of Operation for available exam times.

WEB-Based Instruction Course Exams 

WEB courses are taken online, however course exams may be administered at the TCC Testing Center located on the main campus. Please check with faculty or your advisor prior to registering to determine if your exam(s) must be taken at a proctored site. There is an additional cost for taking exams at a proctored site.
All tests are administered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is necessary. Students must arrive at least one hour prior to closing to allow sufficient time to complete an exam.   
Please see the Testing Center Hours of Operation for available testing times. 
Students who do not reside in Tallahassee may be approved to take their exams off-campus. Please refer to Distance Learning's Proctored Testing webpage for details. 
Testing begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Students will not be admitted to begin testing beyond one hour prior to closing.
For more information about proctored testing, please click the link below:

 Testing for Course Advisement


ACCUPLACER - Computer Placement Test (CPT)

Bright Futures Scholarship Students

A student needing to take a placement test to qualify for a Bright Futures Scholarship may take the ACCUPLACER for English, Reading and/or Math.  Students must bring a referral letter from their school requesting to take ACCUPLACER for the purpose of receiving a Bright Futures Scholarship. Students must schedule an appointment by calling (850) 201-8282

Download a copy of the CPT Study Guide (.pdf).

Post-Secondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

The Post-Secondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) is a computerized adaptive exam that is used to determine the mastery level of students in the academic areas of reading, writing and mathematics.

The PERT is administered on a walk-in basis, Monday through Friday. PERT is untimed, but please allow a minimum of three hours for testing in all subjects: English, Reading and Math. Please see the Testing Center Hours of Operation for available testing times. 



Contact Information

For more information contact the Testing Center by phone (850) 201-8282, fax (850) 201-8676 or e-mail

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Mon - Thu
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fri
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 2nd Sat

FPAC Room 208

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