Academic Testing

Bismarck State College Testing Center provides high quality, accessible, and affordable testing in a secure, comfortable environment.

The Testing center offers a variety of tests including placement, CLEP/DSST, ACT WorkKeys, and make-up testing. We also provide computerized and paper/pencil proctoring services for students and community members.

Location and Directions

The testing center is located on the second floor of Schafer Hall in room 205.
Please use Directions to Campus for assistance and to obtain a printable PDF map.

Testing Center Hours

Monday - Friday - 8:00. - 4:00 p.m.
*Exams must be completed by 4:00 p.m.

Schedule your appointment online HERE

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Testing Policies*

  • Exams are administered by appointment only and must be made during business hours and at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Test takers running more than 15 minutes late are asked to reschedule.
  • Photo ID is required upon check-in.
  • All cell phones and electronic devices MUST be turned off while in the Testing Center.
  • No food or beverages are allowed in the Testing Center.
  • Children are not permitted in the Testing Center.
  • Books, backpacks, and other materials must be placed away from test taker.
  • Only items designated by the instructor or Testing Center may be used on exams.
  • Unless specified by instructor, exam must be completed in one sitting.
  • Talking with other test takers is prohibited during testing.
  • Cheating is subject to disciplinary action.
  • All testing materials and scratch paper must be turned in to the Testing Center upon completion of exam.
  • All make up exams will be graded by the classroom instructor.
*Violation of these policies may result in forfeit of test or additional disciplinary actions.
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