Testing Center FAQ

 When is the testing center open? 

The testing center hours are variable seasonally and by location.


How can I contact the testing center? 

You may reach the testing center in Ontario by phone at 541-881-5799, in Caldwell at 208-455-6835, or by email at testingcenter@tvcc.cc

Where is the testing center located? 

In Ontario: The testing center is located inside the Four Rivers Cultural Center (FRCC). Test-takers should enter at the east Student Services Center entrance and take the door immediately to the right. 

In Caldwell: The testing center is located on the ground level of the Caldwell Center across from the Chukar Den. Get Directions

What should I bring with me to my test? 

  • Photo ID (required)
  • Testing materials (calculator, pens, pencils)
  • Some tests require additional items. See COMPASSCLEP, and GED

What should I not  bring with me? 

  • Food and/or drinks are not permitted inside the testing center. 
  • All electronic mobile devices must be powered down and stored out of sight. 
  • Some tests have additional prohibited items. See COMPASS, CLEP, and GED


How do I schedule a PearsonVue test? 

PersonVue testing is by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, visit pearsonvue.com.

When can I take a CLEP test? 

CLEP tests are given Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and are by appointment only. 

I need to schedule a special exam, or I have an unusual circumstance. What should I do? 

If you need to take a special licensing exam or have some special or unusual circumstances, please contact the Testing Center at 541-881-5799 or testingcenter@tvcc.cc.