Some tests have minimum time requirements. You will not be allowed to begin a test if you do not arrive in sufficient time before the office closes. Please check the sample test / instructions for time limits.
Photo ID and your Student ID number are mandatory. Acceptable forms of ID include: driver's license, student ID card, passport, greencard, etc.
The following items are not allowed in the testing rooms:
food or drinks, purses or bookbags, cell phones, pagers, personal computers and PDAs.
These items can only be used with specific authorization:
Web resources, books, notes, calculators and software.
- Children cannot be accommodated in the testing center.
- You may be electronically monitored while testing.
- Documentation of cheating will be submitted to the instructor.
|Type of Test||Sample Test / Instructions||Minimum Time Required|
|Placement Tests||English/Math/ESL||2 hours: English
2 hours: Math
3 hours: ESL
|On-Campus Courses||Makeup testing, ADA testing, Semi-independent course testing.||90 minutes
|Extended Learning Institute (ELI) (Not offered at Reston)||NOVA Distance Learning Exams - Please note that ELI exams are not offered at the Reston Center.||90 minutes|
|SDV 100 ABLE (to test out of the course)||SDV 100 ABLE||90 minutes (timed test)
||For other Virginia Community Colleges, out of state schools, CLEP exams (credit by examination)||90 minutes