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College of Education and Social Work

Professional Testing Center (PTC)

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College of Education and Social Work

35 W. Rosedale Ave.
302 Recitation Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

General Information: 610-436-2321

Candidate Services: 610-436-2999
Certification Information: 610-436-2321
Clearances: 610-436-2999
Clinical Experiences: 610-436-3090
Deans Office: 610-436-2321
Professional Testing Center: 610-436-2413


Testing Center (PTC)

Suite 129, Francis H. Green Library

Kelsey Organ

The outside entrance is accessible from the academic quad on the end of the FHG Library, closest to Recitation Hall, or to the right of Starbucks. It is near the intersection of Church St. and Rosedale Ave.

Registration & Services

  • CLEP
  • PECT
    • PAPA (Basic Skills)
    • PK-4
    • Special Ed
  • Praxis
    • CORE (Basic Skills)
    • Praxis II

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Academic Year)

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Summer)


PTC follows West Chester University's Closings and Cancellation Procedures. Any test schedule changes related to delays or closings will be recorded on the PTC phone line: 610-436-2413. In the event of a cancellation, examinees will be contacted by ETS or Pearson VUE to reschedule. CLEP examinees must call the PTC.

Things to Remember

  • Arrive 15 minutes early to allow for check-in procedures.
  • Bring a valid government-issued ID containing your photograph and signature. Please note that the candidates without proper ID will not be permitted to test. A student ID is not a valid form of identification for testing.
  • Bring your calculator (if permitted); the test center does not provide calculators for loan.


  • It is recommended that you park in the Sharpless Street Garage at 15 Sharpless St.
  • Street metered parking is available on South High Street, University Ave., South Church Street, and West Rosedale Ave.
  • Wheelchair accessible parking is available next to the PTC. It is located north of West Rosedale Ave. between the blocks of South High Street and South Church Street.