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Assessment Centers

The Assessment (Testing) Centers of Indian River State College are dedicated to providing professional, secure testing services that promote equal opportunity for academic success, personal growth and career development in a welcoming and pleasant testing environment.

Hours of Operation

All exams will be administered by appointment. Assessment center appointment time vary by campus each week depending on demand and staffing.

Important Information for Online Classes

All IRSC online classes require verification of your identification per the instructor’s syllabus. A desktop computer or laptop with a working webcam and microphone is required in all online classes.

Classes requiring proctored exams will be proctored online by Honorlock, which is a remote proctoring service. Honorlock is a recognized leader in remote test proctoring that offers students a secure and convenient way to take proctored exams online 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. A desktop computer or laptop with a working webcam and microphone is required to take the proctored exam in each class. Review the Honorlock Information for Students page to ensure your equipment is compatible, and for additional Honorlock details.

Exams Offered

The Assessment Centers administer standardized tests, individual makeup exams for students in face-to-face and hybrid classes, exams approved for special accommodations through Student Accessibility Services, Pearson Vue Certification Examinations and exams for distance learners from other schools and organizations.

IRSC administers the following standardized exams and academic tests through its Assessment Centers:

*GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service LLC under license.

Make-up Exams

Make an appointment to schedule in-person testing to make up a missed paper and pencil exam from either an on-campus face-to-face or hybrid class.

Course Placement Information

Find out more about the P.E.R.T. and course (scores, placement) information.

Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Current driver license with photo
  • Current federal-, state-, county- or municipality-issued ID with photo (includes U.S. Military ID)
  • Current Alien Registration Card (Green Card) with photo
  • Current passport with recent photo
  • Current U.S. Passport Card
  • Current high school ID
  • Current Indian River State College Student ID card

A valid photo ID is required for all exams taken at Indian River State College. If an ID has an expiration date, it is no longer valid after that date. Also, once an ID is broken into more than one piece or has been cut, it is no longer valid. An ID printed on paper, photo paper or cardboard cannot be accepted for testing purposes.

If you are taking an exam for an online or on-campus course, know your instructor’s name and the name of the course.

Bring all required testing materials, such as Gordon Rule book, Scantron, textbooks, calculator, pencils, etc. with you. Check with your instructor to see which aids are permitted.

  • Cell phones and all electronic devices  must be turned completely off in the testing room and waiting area. During testing, cell phones and all other electronic devices must not be visible. We strongly recommend that you not bring cell phones or any other unapproved electronic devices to the Assessment Centers.
  • Comply with requests from proctors in a respectful manner.
  • Provide a valid and current photo ID—preferably a driver license or an IRSC Student ID.
  • Exams must be completed in one sitting by closing time. Breaks are not permitted.
  • Note the campus location of your appointment as testing center hours vary.
  • Know your appointment time. If you are late to your appointment, you must reschedule.
  • Leave your children with a caretaker. No children are permitted in the testing room or waiting area.
  • Hand the completed test and all scrap paper to the testing personnel.
  • Place books and other materials in the designated area.
  • Hats and sunglasses must be removed while in the testing room.
  • Testing computers are only to be used for taking exams. Do not visit other websites, check your email or use non-testing programs.
  • Sit in the seat that you are assigned by the proctor.
  • Refrain from talking to anyone other than the proctor once you are seated.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the Assessment Center or check-in area.

Academic dishonesty is unacceptable conduct and may result in disciplinary actions that may include, but are not limited to:
  • For standardized exams (e.g., GED®, P.E.R.T., TABE, CLEP®, HESI A2) additional disciplinary and/or criminal actions may be taken by the statewide or nationwide organization responsible for creating the exam
  • Failing an exam and/or course
  • Suspension or expulsion from a specific program or from Indian River State College
  • The privilege to complete an exam or retest may be delayed or forfeited

Academic dishonesty is a broad category including, but not limited to:

  • Plagiarism: copying another person’s words, written or verbal, and representing them as one’s own
  • Cheating: intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, electronic devices (including cell phones), information, people, websites, software or study aids, or extending to or receiving any kind of unauthorized assistance to or from another person on any examination
  • Stealing: the unethical use of or distribution of secured exam questions (with or without answers)
  • Time Limit Violations: continuing an exam after the allotted time has expired

Contact the Assessment Centers

Assessment Centers are available at each of the five IRSC campuses.

The Centers and staff are affiliated with the National College Testing Association and the Florida Association of College Test Administrators.

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