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The Academic Testing Center
307-268-3850
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Margo H. Perry, ATC Coordinator
Lauri Gobble, Testing Center Specialist
Deb Kuhn
, Testing Center Specialist

Toshia McIntyre, Testing Center Specialist
Heidi Nelson, Testing Center Specialist

Alison Seago
, Testing Center Specialist

Location:

Thorson Institute of Business bldg.
room 120

Department Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the Academic Testing Center is to support academic excellence at Casper College through the diligent administration of exams for many Digital Learning classes and some makeup exams for campus classes. The Academic Testing Center also supports the campus community by administering some testing with accommodations.

As a public service, and for a nominal fee, Casper College contracts with several high-stakes testing companies to offer certification exams and other tests through their testing systems and has informal agreements with some other colleges and universities to administer tests for their students.

The Academic Testing Center adheres to the National College Testing Association’s Professional Standards and Guidelines and is an NCTA Certified Testing Center.

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  • Policies & Procedures
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  • Digital Learning
  • ATC WorkKeys®
  • GED
  • Certification Exams
  • Faculty Resources
Testing appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance during business hours.
 

Hours for Fall 2014 (beginning August 25, 2014)

General Testing begins 30 MINUTES after the Testing Center opens.

Monday
8:30am to
4:00pm
Tuesday
8:30am to
4:00pm
Wednesday
8:30am to
4:00pm
Thursday
8:30am to
7:00pm
(Closed 1:30-2:30)
Friday
8:30am to
3:00pm
GENERAL TESTING: Monday through Friday
CERTIFICATION TESTING: Mondays and Thursdays ((including ACT WorkKeys ©)
Fall 2014 Closures: Sept. 1 (Labor Day-College closed); Sept. 4 (NCTA Virtual Conference on campus); Oct. 17 (Fall holiday); Nov. 25-27 (Thanksgiving-College closed); Dec. 12 (OPEN 10am-3pm only); from Dec. 15 through the break between semesters.

 

Hours
Student taking a test
  • Casper College students must schedule testing appointments at least 24 hours in advance during business hours. (ATC closes at 3 p.m. on Fridays and reopens at 8:30 a.m. on Monday.) No same day walk-ins will be taken.
    • CC online classes and ATI: Email testing@caspercollege.edu or call 268-3850.
    • National certification tests: Schedule from the association or agency website.
    • Testing for other institutions: Must be arranged individually. Please contact us.

  • Students will need to present one valid form of picture ID before testing. Student ID, driver’s license, military ID, and passports are a valid form of ID. No one will be admitted without a current, valid ID.

  • The Academic Testing Center will be closed on all school holidays and as posted. If the ATC must close at other times, faculty and staff will be notified.

  • Any unforeseen closures will be communicated by email to faculty and staff. Hours and closures are available on the ATC webpage. Any unexpected campus closures will be posted on the Casper College homepage.

  • Test appointments will be scheduled on the hour and half-hour. Appointments will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis and once the  Academic Testing Center is full, no more students will be scheduled at that time.

  • If unable to keep an appointment, students should call 268-3850 to reschedule rather that showing up at an alternate time.

  • Cellular phones must be turned off while in the Academic Testing Center (ATC) and, together with all other personal items, must be placed in one of the secure lockers provided by the ATC.

  • Pockets will be empty during testing.
  • No hoods, coats, jackets, or hats are allowed in the testing room.

  • All scratch paper and writing utensils will be supplied by the ATC.

  • No food or drinks, other than bottled water in a clear plastic container with all labels removed, will be allowed in the Testing Room. All water that is allowed must be kept on the floor, not on the desktop.

  • No children are allowed in the Academic Testing Center.

  • The ADA testing room is only available to candidates with documented needs. Please contact the Casper College Disability Services Counselor, Brent Heuer (x2557), in advance of testing to arrange for necessary documentation.

  • Just a reminder -- strong odors can be offensive or dangerous to other testing candidates.

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Driving Directions to Casper College, Academic Testing Center, BU 120

  • From I-25
    • Take Exit 185
    • Turn south, toward the mountain, onto Wyoming Blvd. (Wyoming 258)
    • Continue west on Wyoming Blvd for 5.5 miles.
    • Turn right (north) onto Casper Mountain Road (Wyoming 251)
    • Continue on Casper Mountain Road for 1.5 miles

  • From US20/26
    • Driving eastbound into Casper
    • Turn south, toward the mountain, onto Wyoming Blvd. (Wyoming 258)
    • Continue west on Wyoming Blvd for 5.5 miles.
    • Turn left (north) onto Casper Mountain Road (Wyoming 251)
    • Continue on Casper Mountain Road for 1.5 miles

  • From US220
    • Driving eastbound into Casper
    • Turn south, toward the mountain, onto Wyoming Blvd. (Wyoming 258)
    • Continue west on Wyoming Blvd for 5.5 miles.
    • Turn left (north) onto Casper Mountain Road (Wyoming 251)
    • Continue on Casper Mountain Road for 1.5 miles

  • For everyone
    • From Casper Mountain Road:
    • Turn (west) into the second entrance to the College: T-Bird Drive
    • Turn right (north) after the 4-way stop.
    • This leads to the parking lot that is north of the Thunderbird gym and shared with the Gateway Building.
    • The Harry T. Thorson Institute of Business is on the north side of that lot.
    • The Academic Testing Center is located in Room 120 on the first floor. An elevator is available.

Click here for a downloadable pdf of driving directions to the Academic Testing Center, Casper College, Thorson Institute of Business, Room 120
Distance EducationDigital Learning information coming soon!

WORKKEYS ASSESSMENTS:

  • Testing Location:
    • Casper College Academic Testing Center, 125 College Drive, Thorson Institute of Business (BU), room 120 email: testing@caspercollege.edu, or call: (307) 268-3850 for information and to schedule an appointment.

  • Testing Time:
    • Testing appointments must be scheduled in advance. Please contact the Academic Testing Center (see Hours listed above) because WorkKeys testing is only offered at specific dates and times. The testing appointment is 3.5 hours, which allows time for check-in and registration and about 55 minutes to complete each of the three assessments.

  • Fees:
    • $17.00: Applied Mathematics*
    • $17.00: Locating Information*
    • $17.00: Reading for Information*
      • $51.00 for all three - * Used for the National Career Readiness Certificate
    • $27.50: Work Place Observation (extra for Sinclair Oil)
      • $78.50 for all four tests

    • The testing fee must be paid at the Casper College Finance and Accounting Office, Gateway Building, room 302, and is non-refundable.

HATHAWAY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

  • Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information are needed.
  • For specific information, contact Lisa Goss, 307-268-2510 or click this link to access the Hathaway Scholarship Program page.

NATIONAL CAREER READINESS CERTIFICATE:

  • After testing, candidates may register at myworkkeys.com to create an account, pay $20.00, and request the NCR Certificate they earned (link)

  • Score Requirements to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC):
    • On all 3 tests, the candidate must score at least a:
      • Level 3 to get a Bronze Certificate
      • Level 4 to get a Silver Certificate
      • Level 5 to get a Gold Certificate
      • Level 6 to get a Platinum Certificate

GED Testing Service Logo2014 GED® Program is Here!

Here in Wyoming we’re excited to offer you the 2014 GED® program. Learn more below
or sign up today at www.GED.com.

What’s the 2014 GED® Program?

Now you have more than just a test. You’ll have access to MyGED™ your online portal to sign up, study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college.

How do I register?

Registration is simple. Sign up for MyGED™ at www.GED.com and you will get information about local policies, how to request modified testing conditions (accommodations), or you’ll be able to schedule right then.

When can I schedule?

Scheduling is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week with MyGED™ at www.GED.com. Log in and click on “Schedule Test” on the top. Once you complete the scheduling questions you’ll be directed to choose your language, subject, and the day and time that works best for you to test. You can also schedule one test at a time to make sure you feel prepared every time. The Casper College Academic Testing Center only offers testing during the college semester and is closed between semesters, so please plan ahead.

What’s the 2014 GED® test like?

The GED® test has been updated to make sure it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect of you.

  • Four (4) parts:
    • Science (90 minutes)
    • Social Studies (90 minutes)
    • Reasoning Through Language Arts (150 minutes including a 10-minute break)
    • Mathematical Reasoning (90 minutes)
  • Offered on computer (paper available for accommodations only)
  • English and Spanish

What is the passing score?

On the 2014 GED® test you need to earn at least 150 points on each subject to pass. To find out if you’re likely to pass, take GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test and the only test that can tell you if you’re likely to pass. Sign into MyGED™ at www.GED.com.

Is there a fee to take the test?

You can pay as you go with the GED® test. This means you can pay for each subject individually or when you are ready to test. You will pay when you make your appointments online.

Where can I study?

Sign up for MyGED™ at www.GED.com and click on “Study” to find tools, free practice test questions, and GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test.

Still have questions? Contact the Casper College Academic Testing Center 307-268-3850.

Certification Exams information coming soon!

The Faculty Instruction Form is available for download by clicking this link. On the form, the instructor will need to specify:

  1. The length of time for the test and how long the normal testing appointment should be
  2. The days the tests can be administered
  3. Whether or not specific calculators, books, or notes may be used
  4. Whether the test requires a pen or pencil
  5. Any other special instructions for the test

Students should also be aware of these instructions in advance.

Pencil/Paper Tests:

  1. Faculty can deliver tests to their “in” folder and retrieve tests from their “out” folder at the Academic Testing Center in person or via student runners.
  2. Completed tests will be filed in the instructor’s “out” file in the Academic Testing Center and may be picked up during regular ATC hours.

Online Tests:

  1. Faculty must provide their online passwords and testing instructions at least 24 hours in advance.
  2. Please remember to extend the time limit for students whose ADA accommodations allow for extended time.
  3. Please specify whether the exam should be opened in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or another browser.
  4. Please indicate whether the Respondus Lockdown browser will be activated.

NCTA CCTC (Consortium of College Testing Centers):

Click this link to access the NCTA-CCTC interactive location tool This is a tool to help your Distance Education students locate reliable testing centers in North America.
Click this link for more information and to access an interactive location tool.

The ‘Consortium of College Testing Centers Participant’ mark is a service mark of the National College Testing Association in the United States and is used by permission.

Suggested Forms for Remote Testing for Casper College classes on Moodle:

  • Available for download by clicking this link.
  • These forms are provided as a guideline and resource for faculty to use, modify, and adjust according to their needs for Casper College students who are not able to test in the Casper College Academic Testing Center (ATC). The instructor makes all arrangements directly with the other institutions and the ATC is not involved in this process.

Please feel free to contact the Academic Testing Center with questions, special situations, or concerns.

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