NMSU Grants: Testing Center

Room 125, Martinez Hall, 2nd Floor 

Contact Information

Student Program Coordinator Sr. -- Cheryl Miles

Assistant Testing Coordinator -- Dayna Fank

Testing Center:
(505) 287-6691 or (505) 287-6640
Hours of Operation

Monday - Tuesday  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed - Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(Tests must be completed by 5:00 PM)

We are an Authorized Pearson VUE Testing Center

To Schedule Proctoring for an NMSU or Non-NMSU related Course:

Both you and your instructor, respectively, need to fill out the forms below requesting a date and time within the hours of availability.

Testing Center FAQ

Pearson VUE is the global leader in computer-based testing for IT, academic, government, and professional programs. Commonly proctored exams include the GED, NES, Comp TIA, Cisco, EMT, and Pharmacy Tech. Our Testing Center must maintain strict requirements to remain authorized to proctor exams.

ASE, is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence: A non-profit organization that has worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals. ASE certifications are sponsored by Prometric and offered year-round.

The HiSet exam, a GED alternative, is one of three tests used by the United States to measure high school equivalency skills. ETS (Educational Testing Service) works closely with states to make sure the HiSET exam closely reflects the skills of a high school graduate and to provide a fair, rigorous exam.

ACCUPLACER is an integrated system of computer-adaptive assessments designed to evaluate students’ skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. It is used by NMSU-Grants as the college entrance exam to determine course placement for freshman students.

Access TutorMe Service:

  • Log-in to my.nmsu.edu
  • Open Canvas Portal
  • Select "Courses"
  • Scroll down to TutorMe to launch


Testing Requirements

  • You must provide a current photo ID (government issued) that includes your First and Last Name. If you do not provide a valid ID you will not be testing. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Personal belongings are not permitted in testing room. Lockers are available for storage.
  • On the day of your exam, studying is not permitted once you enter the Testing Center.
  • Once your exam has begun, you are not permitted to leave the building.
  • If you are unaffiliated with NMSU, you will be charged a $15.00 proctor fee to be paid on the day of your exam

< High School Equivalency Exams will be granted an exception to the levying of the proctor fee >


If caught or suspected of academic dishonesty while testing, you will be asked to leave. Tests will not be scored!

Security Check Procedures

  • ID's will be checked for photo, date of birth, and signature. If the information does not match registration
    records, you will not be allowed to test.
  • Glasses will be checked for any spyware, google glasses, notes, or other alterations.
  • Candidates' arms, hands, or other extremities will be checked for writing, notes, and other markings.
  • Candidates' neckline and hair will be checked for notes and obscured items.
  • Candidates' will empty the contents of their pockets and place items in a secure locker for the duration
    of the test. No outside items will be allowed in the testing area.

Additional Services Offered

ACT Work Keys Testing:

The ACT National Career Readiness Certificate is a nationally recognized, assessment-based work skills credential. Issued at 4 levels, the ACT NCRC measures and certifies the essential work skills needed for success in jobs across industries and occupations.