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College of Education & Social Work

Professional Testing Center

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College of Education & Social Work

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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


Professional Testing Center

Testing Center


Available On-Campus Testing

Basic Skills
Praxis II

Basic Skills
Special Education PreK-8
Special Education 7-12

All 34 CLEP Exams Offered

Pearson VUE
Evaluation Systems / Evaluation Systems CCIS
Amazon Web Services
General Education Development (GED)
Cisco Systems Inc.
American College
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
American College of Sports Medicine
National Strength and Conditioning Association
National Restaurant Association
International Association for Health Coaches (IAHC)
NorthEastern Joint Apprenticeship & Training (NEAT)
World at Work
The Open Group
And Many More...

Testing Policies

  • 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.
  • Arrive 15 minutes early to allow for check-in procedures.
  • Only exam candidates are allowed into the testing room. Testing Center staff cannot watch unattended children. Make childcare arrangements prior to arriving for your test appointment.
  • Food and beverages are not permitted in the testing room.
  • Electronic devices and all personal items (e.g., wallet, keys, pencils, hats, winter coats, and all watches) must be stored outside the testing room in the lockers provided.
  • Examinees may not take scratch paper out of the testing room.
  • Calculators are permitted for specific tests. Personal calculators will be inspected before use is permitted. The test center does not provide calculators for loan.
  • Talking is not allowed in the testing room.
  • Consider other testing clients; Refrain from wearing strong perfumes and colognes. Smokers, please consider not smoking before entering the testing room. There is no smoking allowed during test breaks.
  • Please do not touch computer monitors with pencil point or eraser.
  • Acts of dishonesty are subject to disciplinary action and will be reported.
  • The Testing Center is equipped with video recording. Examinees wil be recorded at all times during their test.
  • All eye glasses must be visually inspected by Test Center Staff.
  • Different testing programs have different rules.


It is recommended that you park in the New Street Garage at 704 S. New Street
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.
Please note that due to campus construction there may be challenges in parking. Please utilize the WCU Parking Information Page for the most up-to-date announcements and parking information.

Mission Statement 

It is the Mission of the Professional Testing Center at West Chester University to provide high quality educational testing and exceptional customer service, within a technologically appropriate facility. We are committed to providing students and working professionals both at West Chester University and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic region testing options to assist in their journey for academic and professional fulfillment. Our staff is trained to promote the overall goals of the testing center and to provide a positive and culturally respectful setting for testing candidates. The Professional Testing Center at West Chester University subscribes to all NCTA Standards and Guidelines for Post-Secondary Test Centers.


PTC Information

Francis H. Green Library, Suite 129
25 W Rosedale Ave.
West Chester, PA 19383

Kelsey Organ, Coordinator

Testing Center Hours
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Academic Year)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Summer)

Inclement Weather Procedure
The Testing Center follows West Chester University's Closings and Cancellation Procedures (found on the WCU homepage). Any test schedule changes related to delays or closings will be recorded on the Testing Center phone line. In the event of a cancellation, examinees will be contacted by ETS or Pearson VUE to reschedule. CLEP examinees must call the Testing Center.


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