Professional Testing Center Location:  Francis H. Green Library, Suite 129 - 25 West Rosedale Avenue - West Chester, PA 19383
Contact:  Samantha Weiss, Coordinator | SWeiss2@wcupa.edu | 610-436-2413
Hours of Operation:  M-F - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Effective September 1, 2023, all K12 Special Education students will take exam #5355. If you took the expired exam #5354 prior to September 1, 2023, you do not need to take the new exam.

Effective November 9, 2023, due to changes in the Praxis exam sign-in policy, candidates will need to arrive by 8:50 am to be signed in for 9:00 am tests. Candidates who arrive after 8:50 am cannot be admitted.

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Professional Testing Center

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.

Parking information

Parking on campus can be challenging, so please plan to arrive early to secure a spot and make it to the center by your appointment. Please note that arriving more than 15 minutes late means you are forfeiting your appointment. All parking, except accessible parking, is paid parking. 
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Procedures for Closings:
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, NCCT, and DSST examinees must email SWeiss2@wcupa.edu to reschedule.