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Policies for Taking Exams

  • Photo identification is required for all examinees - no exceptions.
  • An appointment is required for all testing. Walk-ins are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis only when there are seats available.
  • Examinees are expected to remain at their seat for the duration of the exam session.
  • Cellular phones and electronic devices capable of wireless communications are not permitted in the testing room.
  • Textbooks, notes, and supplemental materials are not permitted unless explicitly stated by the instructor.
  • Testing center computers are for authorized testing purposes only.
  • Special testing accommodations must be authorized by the Office of Disability Access Services.
  • Students are expected to adhere to UMSL academic integrity guidelines. Suspected academic dishonesty could result in exam termination and will be reported to the course professor.
  • Visitors and children are not permitted in the testing center. Please see UMSL Guidelines for Children on Campus for further details.