Testing Services assists students and community residents as they achieve their scholastic and career goals. The Testing Center provides a facility for administering and monitoring tests and offers a wide range of services.

Testing available includes placement testing for degree seeking students, faculty make-up, online and hybrid course testing and specialized testing services for those pursuing industry certifications, career program admissions, distance proctoring and high school equivalency testing.

Faculty/Instructor exams require a current Moraine Valley photo ID. All other testing requires a government issued photo ID. The Testing Center  is located in Building G, Room G231.

Schedule An Exam

  • Exams for CLEP, CERTIPORT Certification, TEAS, Kaplan and Distance Proctoring must be scheduled in advance through the Testing Center.
  • A current government issued Photo ID is required to test
  • Bring your Registration ticket to your scheduled appointment.

Specialized Exams offered include:

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the country. Each 90-minute examination allows students to demonstrate knowledge in a wide range of subjects – knowledge gained through reading, observation or independent study. CLEP can help a student get the college credits needed to reach their career and educational goals more quickly. Moraine Valley is a national test site and all 33 CLEP exams are available to students and community residents.

CERTIPORT Certification Exams

Moraine Valley is an Authorized CERTIPORT Testing Center and offers a variety of certification exams for  Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Internet and Computing Core (IC3), QuickBooks, Adobe, Autodesk, Microsoft Certified Educator, Microsoft Technology Associate and Toon Boom Certified Associate.  These certification exams are administered to MVCC students and community residents.

High School Equivalency Testing (HSE)

Students and community residents who have not attained their high school diploma may acquire their Illinois High School Equivalency (HSE). Moraine Valley offers the computerized GED test and the paper version of the HiSET test.  The Illinois High School Equivalency test covers knowledge in the basic subject areas of reading, writing, math, science and social studies. Register to take the GED® or the HiSET.

Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification (IAODAPCA)

The Illinois Certification Board (ICB) is responsible for these computer based tests.  Moraine Valley is an official test site and administers counselor certifications which include the CADC and CRSS exams. For more information regarding scheduling an exam visit their website.    

Certified Nursing Assistant Testing (CNA)

The Illinois Nurse Aide Testing Program is responsible for the written competency exam as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Moraine Valley is a test site, for the program, and administers the paper version of the exam on a monthly basis. Examinees must bring a government issued state ID and know their social security number for the exam.  Learn more about the Moraine Valley Nurse Aide Program including program requirements and certification details. You may also visit the Illinois Nurse Aide website for more information.  

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Testing

Moraine Valley is an authorized ATI Testing Site and offers the most current TEAS test used for admission into the MVCC Nursing Program. The TEAS test covers knowledge of Reading and Comprehension, Writing, Science, and Math. Learn more about the Nursing Program Admission requirements

KAPLAN Test

This admissions test is administered to applicants pursuing the LPN Bridge program at Moraine Valley.  The computer based test is 90 minutes and contains 85 questions.  In order to schedule for the exam applicants must have completed all their paperwork and received an authorization letter.  For more information visit LPN Transition Program.

American Medical Technologies (AMT)

AMT is a national agency with seven specific healthcare related certifications. AMT utilizes Pearson VUE to administer the different exams and Moraine Valley is an Authorized Pearson VUE test site.  All test are computer based and applicants can register for an exam at the AMT website.

Distance Proctored Exams

Test proctoring is available to students and community residents enrolled in courses at other educational institutions. The student should contact Testing Services in advance to make arrangements regarding forms to be submitted prior to testing appointment. A current government issued ID is required to have your exam proctored in the Testing Center.

Testing Policies

  • A valid Moraine Valley student ID is required to take an instructor’s test in the Testing Center. You may obtain an ID in the Student Services center, near S100.
  • A government issued photo ID is required for all assessment tests.
  • Cell phones, smart watches, iPod/iPad, tablets, laptops, Bluetooth or any other electronic devices are prohibited in the Testing Center or Accuplacer Lab area.
  • No food or drink is permitted in the Testing Center or testing lockers. These items must be disposed of before entering the Testing Center.
  • Children are not permitted in the Testing Services area, nor can they be left alone on campus.

Group Placement Testing Registration

Faculty Make-up/Online Course Testing Hours

Spring and Fall Office Hours
Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (last test is given at 7:30 p.m.)
Fri. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (last test is given at 3:30 p.m.)
Sat./Sun. Closed

Summer Office Hours
Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (last test is given at 7:30 p.m.)
Fri. 8:30 a.m.-Noon (last test is given at 11 a.m.)
Sat./Sun. Closed

Testing is given on a walk-in basis.

Placement Testing Hours

Spring and Fall Office Hours
Mon.-Tues. 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (last seating is at 6:30 p.m.)
Wed.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (last seating is at 2:00 p.m.)
Sat./Sun. Closed

Summer Office Hours
Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (last test seating at 6:30 p.m.)
Fri. 8:30 a.m.-Noon (last test seating at 10 a.m.)
Sat./Sun. Closed

Notable Hours

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