TEST CENTER GUIDELINES

Things to Know Before you Arrive

Valid Photo ID.

Piece of paper with your Harford Community College ID number.

One Writing Utensil.

Check in at the front desk.

Sign a Statement of Understanding indicating that you understand the penalty for academic dishonesty in the Center.

Show your valid photo ID.

The following items are NOT allowed in the Test Center:

  • Cellphones, smart watches and other electronic devices
  • Electronics that have the capability to record and/or capture pictures
  • Food and drinks
  • Purses, keys, books, backpacks and all other personal belongings.

Lockers are available for use during testing.

Scrap paper will be supplied to you. Upon completion of your test, you will be asked to show all scrap paper (used or unused) and place them in a shredder before leaving the Test Center.

Restroom breaks are not allowed during testing unless you have an approved accommodations.

Be Your Own Advocate!

Know what test you are coming to take and make sure it is the one you receive.

Accomodations

Harford Community College provides reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Prior to coming to the Test Center, review all accomodation requirements and if required, submit necessary documentation so we can have the proper services available to you.

Accomodations FOR HARFORD STUDENTS

Contact Disability and Student Intervention Services to obtain an accommodation memo. Discuss the memo with your instructor and coordinate with them the dates and exams you need to take. If you have been approved for a reader, scribe, use of Kurzweil, or use of private testing room, email the Test Center to schedule the space.

Accomodations FOR STUDENTS FROM OTHER INSTITUTIONS

A letter from your home institution must be emailed to the Test Center. It must be on your college's letterhead, be signed by a qualified representative from the Disability Services Office, and indicate that you qualify to receive accommodations. It must also list the accommodations you are requesting.

Email the Test Center two weeks prior to your intended test date to confirm.

Accomodations FOR STUDENTS WITH NO HOME INSTITUTION

Secure current documentation of disability from a qualified professional.

Contact Disability and Student Intervention Services at 443-412-2402 to submit the current documentation and schedule an appointment for orientation.

Allow two weeks to process the request and obtain an accommodation memo. Once you have received the memo, email the Test Center to schedule testing.

For more information, refer to Disability and Student Intervention.