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Testing Center

The Testing Center provides accessible and secure testing facilities for students and the community. College course exams do not require an appointment. However, most other exams (correspondence, CLEP, HiSET, HESI, etc.) do require an appointment and may require a test fee.

To schedule your exam and pay your proctor fee for the CLEP, DSST, CERTIPORT, or HESI exam, visit The Testing Center’s hours may vary by campus. The Testing Center is closed when the college is, including for holidays and for weather- or emergency-related closures and delays.


From the high school equivalency test (HiSET) to correspondence testing and credit-by-examinations like CLEP and DSST, the Testing Center is available to meet your testing needs. (Exit exams and entrance exams are scheduled and administered through the Admissions office.)

Exit exams and entrance exams are scheduled and administered through the Admissions office.


Testing Center Policies & Procedures

To keep your test secure and to maintain confidentiality, the Testing Center has procedures and policies that regulate behavior in the Testing Center. Any student who takes a test in the Testing Center — whether or not he or she is a Pellissippi State student — must comply with these regulations. Please read over the Testing Center Policies before using the Testing Center.

Please remember, an official photo ID is required for entrance into the Testing Center an no personal items are allowed in the Testing Centers.

Contact Us

Joan Newman
Director, Academic Testing

Fall 2021

HV Testing Center opens Tuesday, Aug. 24. Site campus Testing Centers open Wednesday, Sept. 1. Fall 2021 closings include Wednesday – Sunday, November 24 – 28. Last day open is Friday, December 10

Hardin Valley Campus
Educational Resources Center, Room 122
Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Blount County Campus, Room 197
Monday, Tuesday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Division Street
Monday, Thursday, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Magnolia Avenue Campus, Room 148
Monday, Friday, 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Strawberry Plains Campus, Room 2700
Monday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Tuesday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.