DSPS Proctored Testing Center

As a DSPS student, you have access to the proctored testing center, where you can take exams and quizzes in a secure environment using any testing accommodations you may need.

How to Use the Proctored Testing Center

If this is your first time requesting services through DSPS, you will need to:

  1. Complete the intake process
  2. Submit a request for an instructor notification
  3. Meet with your instructor to talk about the accommodations 
  4. Set up your test date and time by calling (916) 558-2545, or stop by the DSPS office in Student Services Building, STS-139
    1. Three business days in advance for most exams or quizzes 
    2. Five business days in advance if you need a scribe, computer or private room) 
    3. Seven business days in advance for a test in an alternate format

If You Need an Adaptive Computer

  1. Get approval in advance from your DSPS counselor
  2. Complete computer training at the High-Tech Center
  3. Schedule computer time when you schedule your test

Make Your Test a Success

  • Arrive early to allow for unexpected delays
  • Check-in at Student Center Building, STS-139 and let the staff member know you have a testing appointment
  • Show a picture ID to the proctor at exam time (an ID is required for the testing to occur)
  • Earplugs or hearing protection are recommended
  • Enter and leave quietly; other students are testing
  • Notify the proctor if you need a break
    • You will be required to leave testing materials and personal items in the proctoring area
    • Yur break will be timed and test time will be extended accordingly
  • You can bring water into the testing center to stay hydrated, but please no food or other beverages without a doctor’s note

Cancellations

  • Cancellations are the responsibility of the student and must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the test
  • Materials from canceled tests will be returned directly to the instructor
  • Students are responsible for rescheduling their test with instructor approval

DSPS Proctored Testing Center Location

Student Services Building, STS 139
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822