Testing Center

Location & Hours of Operation

The Testing Center is located at Martinez Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 125.

The Testing Center is open during the following times:
Monday – Thursday 8:30AM to 4:00PM, (Testing Must End By 5:00PM)

Contact information

Student Success & Testing Center phone: 505-287-6691
Email: sscgrants@nmsu.edu

 

Testing Services Offered

Accuplacer Test Information
Who takes the Accuplacer Test?
All entering freshman, are required to take the Exam, an English/math placement test. This test will determine at what class level you will be placed in. To avoid having to be placed in developmental pre-college classes, you are encouraged to study prior to taking the test. The following links below will guide you to online study guides and preparatory material. Please see an academic advisor to register for a test ticket. When you arrive at the Testing Center, please provide your current valid State ID or Aggie ID and your test ticket.
ACCUPLACER FREE PRACTICE INFORMATION
CollegeBoard Accuplacer Sample Test Questions
Mometrix Accuplacer Teaching Videos and Test Question
CollegeBoard Accuplacer Free Study App

ACT Test Information

ACT exams are available twice a year at NMSU Grants Campus.
To register for the ACT exam go to the website act.org Please read all requirements when you schedule your exam.

The day of the exam at the NMSU Grants campus registration will begin at 8:00 am. Door open at 7:30 am and lock at 8:15 am.

When you arrive at the Testing Center, please provide your current valid State ID, high school ID, or an ACT exception, talent search, identification form and your ACT Test Center TICKET. Your name on the ID must exactly match the name you registered with when you scheduled and paid for your tests. NO EXCEPTIONS!



Preparing for the ACT Guide

ASE Internet Based Test Information



To take the ASE exam go to ase.com and set up an account. Then register for the test with payment on the ase.com site.

To proctor a test at the NMSU Grants Testing Center. You must have your purchased ticket information for all proctoring requests. Seats are limited and appointments must be scheduled 2 weeks in advance.

ASE testing with be every Monday 10 am – 4 pm, test must end at 4:30 pm, so please plan accordingly.

Arrive 30 minutes early, with a valid ID, Your name on the ID must exactly match the name you registered with when you scheduled and paid for your tests. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Request for Proctored Exam
• Complete and submit the online request form below,
• or download, complete, and submit the paper form to the Testing Center, Martinez Hall – room 125,
• or call the Testing Center (505) 287-6640 or (505) 287-6691 to submit your information on the phone for a request for proctoring.



Complete the ASE Proctor Exam Request Form.
High School Equivalency (HSE) Test Information
The High School Equivalency tests can be administered only to persons who have not graduated from an accredited high school or received a high school equivalency certificate or diploma; and who are not currently enrolled in a regular high school; and who meet the state's minimum age requirement. The NM state's minimum age requirement is 16. Individuals under the age of 18 are required to obtain and submit two completed Underage Permission Forms indicating parental consent and local school district approval. To obtain these forms, a parent or legal guardian must accompany an underage student to sign-up for enrollment and complete the underage agreement forms.

The GED® and EST-HiSET® Internet Based Test
Registration and Scheduling

Before you can register and schedule a test, you must create an email account. Then decide which HSE test you will take. The GED® and EST-HiSET® scores cannot be combined.

The GED® Create your MyGED account at www.ged.com. You will get access to test availability, scheduling, preparation (practice tests), scoring and college and career opportunities. Then register for the test with payment online at the site. We recommend NOT scheduling all four tests in one day. Cancellations and rescheduling are done through this site.
EST-HiSET® Create your MyHiSET acount at www.hiset.ets.org (> create as a hyperlink) You will get access to test availability, scheduling, preparation, scoring and college and career opportunities. Then register for the test with payment online at the site. We recommend NOT scheduling all four tests in one day. Cancellations and rescheduling are done through this site.

When you have created an ACCOUNT, do not create another account

The account you created is permanent. So if you transfer to a new program or test site, keep the account the same.

When you arrive at the Testing Center, please provide a current New Mexico State personal ID or a current New Mexico State Driver's License (a current out-of-state driver's license is accepted). Expired or photocopied identification will not be accepted. Your name on the ID must exactly match the name you registered with when you scheduled and paid for your tests. NO EXCEPTIONS!
PEARSON VUE Internet Based Test Information
Sponsored Exams for Professional Licensures and Certifications
Notice to All We are a Certified Pearson VUE Testing Center; therefore, the center must adhere to strict guidelines. If someone is caught or suspected of academic dishonesty or violates the test center rules while testing, they will be asked to leave and their test will not be scored. Exam Sponsors will be notified of the violation; as well as, the appropriate Administrator(s). You must arrive 30 minutes early with a valid ID and your proctor receipt from the business office. Your name on the ID must exactly match the name you registered with when you scheduled and paid for your tests. NO EXCEPTIONS!
What to expect in a Pearson VUE test center.

Fees for Non-Student/Staff
If you are not a current student/staff/faculty of NMSU there is a fee. The fee is $15.00 per test to be paid at the NMSU-Grants Business Office. Please, stop by the Testing Center and pick up a payment form from a staff member or download the form below, complete and submit when you arrive for testing.
Proctor Request Payment Form

College Proctored Exams



Proctored exams are a service for students and faculty. If you are in need of taking a proctored exam or giving one, you have two options for submitting a request:

Students
1. Complete the online request form, or
2. Come by the Test Center and pick up a form to complete and turn in.

Request for proctoring must be submitted no later than 5 days prior to the requested exam date.
It is your responsibility to remind your instructor of your requested proctoring date. If caught or suspected of academic dishonesty while testing, you will be asked to leave and test will not be scored.



Instructors/Faculty
1. Complete the online request form, or
2. Come by the SSC and pick up a form to complete and turn in.


Instructors must ensure the requested exam is delivered or emailed to sscgrants@nmsu.edu no later than 24 hours prior to the requested exam time. DO NOT send your exam through campus mail. However, if you would like the exam returned via postal mail, please provide a large self-addressed manila envelope with postage.

You will notify students of proctored exams available at the testing center.
You will be notified, if a student is caught or suspected of academic dishonesty while testing as well as the appropriate administrator(s).



Fees for Non-Student/Staff
If you are not a current student/staff/faculty of NMSU there is a fee. The fee is $15.00 per test to be paid at the NMSU-Grants Business Office. Please, stop by the Testing Center and pick up a payment form from a staff member or download the form below, complete and submit when you arrive for testing. Proctor Request Payment Form

Testing Requirements

  • You must provide a current photo ID (state/government/college issued) that includes your First Name and Last Name. If you do not provide a valid current ID you will not be tested. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Personal belongings are not permitted in testing room, you will be requested to place your belonging in available lockers for safe-keeping during the test session. The lockers capacity is h22”xw10”xd16”. We encourage you to leave all belongings at home or secure in your vehicle.

If caught or suspected of academic dishonesty while testing, test taker will be asked to leave and test will not be scored.

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