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How To Schedule an Accommodated Exam with the Sac State Testing Center

Testing Guidelines

  1. Students must have an approved accommodation letter that is valid for the current academic term.
  2. Students must make a Testing Appointment with the Testing Center at least five (5) business days before their scheduled exam.

    Make a Testing Appointment
  3. If applicable, students must schedule their testing appointment at a time that is closest to the time that the class is taking the exam unless there are extenuating circumstances, in which case the course professor has final approval of the alternate time.
  4. Students should check-in for exams at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled exam time. Students who arrive fifteen or more minutes late for a scheduled exam, will not be admitted to the proctoring session.
  5. Testing Center Staff are not allowed to modify scheduled testing appointments. Your professor must contact the Testing Center via email at to make any modifications to scheduled test dates and times.
  6. You should review your class schedule to ensure that you have sufficient breaks between class meetings to allow for proctoring of your quizzes and exams, especially if you are approved for additional time on quizzes and exams.
  7. All reports of academic dishonesty or failure to comply with the Testing Center guidelines will be reported to the Student Conduct Office and/or the appropriate faculty/administrator.
  8. For security purposes the Testing Center utilizes video monitoring throughout the testing session, and all proctored test sessions are recorded.

Testing Fees

For more information about the Academic Testing Center’s fees and payment deadlines, please review the table below. You must give 24-hour notice to reschedule.

Note: Please note that the Academic Testing Center is unable to issue refunds.

Examination Fee Deadline
Make-Up $6/test Charged to student’s account the day of exam
Accommodated No Fee (Sacramento State students only) Please schedule your exam at least five (5) business days before your scheduled exam.
Correspondence $60 (4-hour block) Must be paid 48 hours (about 2 days) in advance
TEAS $117 registration fee Visit ATI Testing for more information
CBEST $41 test fee per registration | $18 additional for late registration | $35 additional for emergency registration View Test Dates & Deadlines
GRE  $150 GRE Subject Tests | $25 additional for late registration View Test Dates & Deadlines

Parking Information

The Academic Testing Center is in the lower level of the library (south side), room 14. Please note that there is no elevator or entry access from the main level of the library.

The entrance is located outside, between the library and the Academic Information Resource Center (ARC). Find out more information on parking and how to get to campus by visiting the

Sac State Visitor Information Page

We would advise you to arrive 15-20 minutes early to allow time to find parking, as well as check-in. You will need to purchase a daily parking permit. Parking permits are available from one of the daily permit machines.

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Information for Faculty

The Academic Testing Center has changed some of its processes. The most significant changes that will impact faculty are the following:

  1. Students will sign up for exams using the University’s new Disability Service portal. Once a student submits an exam proctoring request, the appropriate faculty member will be notified via email from
  2. Visit the Faculty Portal of the Disability Service Portal
  3. You will be required to sign in to your Sac Link account if you are not already signed in.
  4. Once you have entered the portal, select “courses”, and locate the respective course.
  5. Then look to the right of the page under the ‘Options’ heading and select “Test and Quizzes.”
  6. Locate the appropriate test date and under the ‘Actions’ heading select
  7. Confirm/Edit.”
  8. Follow the prompts and provide the requested information relevant to your exam. It is particularly important that you complete all the informational fields to ensure that the Testing Center accurately coordinates the identified student’s exam.
  9. You will be given the option to upload the exam immediately. However, if the exam is Canvas-based, or you do not have the exam available, you can always sign in to the portal and upload your exam at a later date.
  10. If the exam is not Canvas-based, please submit all exams at least one business day prior to the scheduled exam date. You will receive a reminder email to upload or email your exam.
  11. Please log into Canvas and ensure that you have appropriately adjusted each approved student’s accommodated exam and quiz time. If you need assistance with this process, please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning.