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Testing

Motlow offers a wide variety of testing options for potential and current students. Tests are available on all campuses by appointment. Please select your test to make an appointment.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment and present a photo ID. If you are late and submitted a fee for the test, you will not receive a refund or credit. If you missed the appointment you should reschedule on a future date.

Contact

931-393-1763

[email protected].

Testing Transcript Request Form

 

Requesting GED Transcripts and Diplomas

DiplomaSender is the resource that maintains GED diploma and transcript records for the State of Tennessee. You can request a copy of your diploma and transcript by calling 1-855-313-5799 or visiting the DiplomaSender website.

DiplomaSender also maintains HiSET transcripts and HiSET diplomas.

 

Exams and Tests Offered

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National ACT Test Requirements

Students must take the National ACT Test to be eligible for the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship. Motlow does not administer the National ACT Test. Visit act.org for information regarding the National ACT Test.

ACT On-Campus Requirements

  • All Motlow students taking the ACT Test must have an admission application on file. Register for the ACT Test by logging into your MyMotlow account, go to the Student tab, click Testing/Proctoring Services, click ACT Test Registration, then proceed with the registration form.
  • Register for an appointment below. You will receive an email confirmation after completing the registration form.
Register for an appointment
Participants please arrive 15 minutes early. Tests are administered in Crouch Center 1043.

As a Testing Center, Motlow administers the complete ACT assessment several times each year. The test is given at the Moore County (Tullahoma) campus.

  • School Code 4003
  • ACT (An assessment of college readiness - passing grades are required for most college acceptance)
  • Scores cannot be transferred to another college/university
  • If a student plans to attend MTSU or any other college, he/she must take the test at that campus or the National ACT Test.
  • If a student is 16 years of age or younger, it is recommended he/she completes the National ACT Test offered through the high school.
  • All students taking the ACT Test must have a Motlow admission application on file prior to taking the ACT Test.
  • If you need to request special accommodations for ACT On-Campus Testing, please contact Disability Services at 931-393-1765.
  • If you have taken the ACT Test at another institution, you must wait 60 days before retaking the test.
  • The Testing Center will provide a calculator for the test. However, you may bring your personal calculator. The following calculators are prohibited: CFX-9970G, CRX-9970GE, Algebra fx 2.0, TI-89, TI-92, HP_40G, and HP49G.
  • A driver's license, passport, school picture ID card, or other picture identification is required.
  • Applicants will receive a confirmation in their Motlow email account.
  • Dual enrollment applicants are required to take all four sections of the test.
  • Applicants will pay the $56.00 ACT registration fee online at the time of appointment registration.
  • If you are taking the ACT test to enroll in the Joint, Dual, or Academically Talented/Gifted Enrollment Program, and would like your ACT Test results released to your high school counselor, you must submit a written request to the Testing Center after the test.
  • If you need special accommodations or modifications for the ACT test, please have your physician or doctor send a copy of your psychological or other pertinent records regarding your disability to the Office of Disability Student Services two weeks prior to test date.

PLEASE NOTE: Scores for the Motlow ACT On-Campus Test cannot be transferred to another college. If a student plans to attend another college, he/she must take the National Test or take the test on the campus of the prospective college.

Test Preparation

Materials including books or software programs to aid in preparation for taking the ACT On-Campus Test may be purchased at the Motlow Bookstore, any public bookstore, or online at actstudent.org.

Testing services provides special accommodation proctoring for Motlow students with documented learning, emotional or physical disability. Services are available on the all campuses.

Guidelines

  1. Contact Disability Services for approval: Smyrna-615-220-7857 or email: [email protected]. Moore County, McMinnville and Fayetteville campuses: Phone: 931-393-1765 or email: [email protected]
  2. Inform your instructor of your approved accommodations. Your instructor will forward your exam to the appropriate testing location
  3. Tests are by appointment only. To ensure a positive test experience, please give a 24-hour notice when scheduling your exam.
  4. Moore County Testing Center is located in Crouch Center 1043

Schedule an Appointment

Students majoring in Business and Technology degree programs are required to take the Major Field Exit Exam in Business or Technology in addition to the ETS Exit Exam. Students will receive an email notification regarding when to take the Business or Technology Major Field/Exit Exam. Typically, the exam will be taken during the student's last semester.

After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose your campus:

Schedule an Appointment

Students enrolled in INFS 1010 classes may be eligible to complete a Microsoft Office certification exam. Instructors may provide a test voucher to allow specified students to take the exam in the testing center. Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel certification exams are available. A test voucher will be required to complete a Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist exam. Motlow provides proctoring services on all campuses. Please schedule an appointment to take the test.

After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose your campus:

Please refer to the Challenge Examination Program Credit information in the college catalog to learn more about this program. Contact the curriculum chair in the academic department associated of the course to be challenged for credit. Contact information for curriculum chairs can be found in the Directory on the Motlow website. The final step is scheduling an exam appointment with the Testing Center.

After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose your campus:

CLEP Exams Are Now Available Through Remote Proctoring

At-home CLEP exams with remote proctoring are now available. Remote proctoring allows students to take an exam online in their home environment while a human proctor monitors them via video. At-home exams will be administered by Proctortrack, CLEP’s remote proctoring partner that specializes in verifying the identity of online test-takers while detecting and deterring academic misconduct. Proctortrack will serve as the sole provider of remote-proctored CLEP exams to ensure consistency in registration, scheduling, and administration in a secure online environment.

At-Home CLEP Exam Requirements

Eligibility

To be eligible for remote proctoring, students must be:  

  • 13 years old or older and located in the U.S. 

OR

  • DANTES-funded*

*Please note DANTES-funded candidates can register now for remote-proctored exams but won’t be able to schedule their at-home exam appointment until mid-May. If a DANTES-funded test taker needs to take their exam before mid-May, we recommend they schedule their exam with a CLEP test center. 
 
Want to know more about DANTES funded CLEP exams? Visit CLEP Military Benefits.

Equipment and Environment

Students taking the exam must have a PC computer or laptop (no Macs), an internal/external speaker and microphone, a camera, and, if taking notes during the exam, a white board with a dry erase marker or one transparent sheet protector with a dry erase marker. The test taker must also be alone in a private room. View the detailed list of requirements.

How to Sign Up

Students can take any of the 34 CLEP exams at home. At-home exams will contain the same questions, format, and timing as exams taken at a CLEP test center.

To register, log in to the CLEP My Account Registration Portal and follow the steps to sign up for a CLEP exam. When you reach the Preferred Test Center section, you can select at home with remote proctoring as your preferred test center and you will be charged a $30 remote proctoring fee at checkout along with the $89 exam fee.

If you need testing accommodations for your at-home exam, you must first receive approval from College Board to complete the exam registration. To submit a request for testing accommodations, students must complete the Student Eligibility Form.

After registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email from CLEP with instructions on how to create an account and schedule your at-home exam appointment with Proctortrack.

To learn more, visit the At-Home CLEP Exams page.

Preparation and Study Materials

Re-Test Policy

A CLEP examination may be repeated three months or more after the original test. Scores on tests repeated earlier than three months will be canceled and test fees forfeited. The waiting period provides test-takers an opportunity to spend additional time preparing for the exam or the option of taking a classroom course.

Results

You will receive an unofficial score report immediately upon completion of your CLEP exam. However, the College Composition Modular with Essay for Motlow credit will be scored by the college's faculty. It may take 2-3 weeks after the test date for scoring. Test-takers will receive a letter by mail regarding test results. A score recipient (college or university) that is selected through the software on the day of the exam will receive one report free of charge after the test. If you do not select a score recipient, you will have to pay a $20 transcript fee for the service at a later date. Please visit the College Board Website for more information. Additional CLEP transcripts can be obtained for a $20.00 fee by contacting College Board/CLEP directly.

If you designate Motlow as the recipient of your official CLEP transcript, it will take approximately 4-6 weeks from the date of request through College Board/CLEP for the Motlow Admissions' Office to receive and process your scores. Please contact the Motlow Admissions' Office directly at [email protected] or 931-393-1520. if you need to check on receipt of an official CLEP transcript. The following is a list of the CLEP subject examinations. Opposite the examinations are accepted score, credit granted by Community Colleges and equivalent TBR course, using TBR Common Core Course Numbers. *If you are taking the College Composition Modular CLEP for Motlow credit, a separate essay is required. The essay is subject to review and approval by the Motlow English faculty. *Fee for optional essays - $10.

CLEP Examination Course Equivalent

Motlow accepts CLEP credit for specific course equivalents based on the score received with corresponding CLEP exams. Motlow does not grant credit based on the CLEP general examination. To determine CLEP exam credit Motlow accepts, please use the link below. 

CLEP Exams and their Motlow course equivalents

Please contact your advisor, admissions, and records, or refer to the college catalog about course equivalent and CLEP credit.

Testing accommodations are available for students registered and approved by Disability Student Services. If you need accommodations for any testing session:

  • Contact Disability Student Services and verify that your records are on file.
  • Discuss with the instructor that you will take your tests in Testing Services.
  • Make arrangements with the instructor to deliver your test to Testing Services before your test date.

For more information, please call 931-393-1763 or [email protected].

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Motlow Testing Center provides proctoring for Correspondence and Distance Education classes from other colleges. If you are taking a Correspondence or Distance Education course for another college, please contact your school first for approval to take the test at Motlow. There is a $28.50 fee which must be paid on the day of the scheduled test. Proctoring services are available on the following campus: Moore County, Fayetteville, Smyrna, and McMinnville

Schedule the test four to six week prior to the test deadline. Students must contact the Testing Center two business days before the appointment to ensure all necessary exam information has been received.

Students enrolled in Dual Credit Courses and unable to take their exam at the required location may be approved to take exams at Motlow State Community College.

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Students majoring in Early Childhood Education are required to take an Early Childhood Exit Exam in addition to the ETS Exit Exam.

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Entry level examination for Corrections/Jail Officers and Deputy Sheriffs


The Testing Center offers entry-level examination for Corrections/Jail Officers and Deputy Sheriffs at the Moore/Tullahoma Campus. The Tennessee Sheriffs' Association (TSA) has partnered with Empco to develop a system to assist candidates for entry level positions as Corrections/Jail Officers and Deputy Sheriffs.

Additional information about the test, dates, and list of Sheriffs' offices participating in the system can be found EMPCO's website.

Schedule an Appointment


Motlow is an authorized Testing Center for Pearson Vue. The EMT and NREMT are administered at the Moore County Testing Center.

EMT and NREMT candidates can register and schedule appointments online. All payments for exam fees are handled through Pearson Vue. Candidates are required to bring primary and secondary identification for the test.

There is no cost for the ETS Exit Exam. It is recommended that students complete the test during the last semester prior to graduation. During COVID-19 pandemic status, the ETS Proficiency Exit Exam will be offered online. 

Motlow State graduates are required by the Tennessee Board of Regents to take a general competency test. Motlow uses the ETS Proficiency Profile as its General Education assessment of graduating sophomores. The ETS Proficiency Profile is a test based on college-level skills in reading, writing, critical thinking, and mathematics designed to measure the academic skills developed through general education courses. The test does not affect graduating status.

Exam Information

  • All graduating students are required to take the ETS Proficiency Profile Exit Exam
  • Results will not affect your graduation; however, you will not receive your diploma or transcript until you have completed the exam
  • High scores will enhance the value of your diploma
  • Exam is 45 minutes and consists of 36 multiple choice questions in mathematics, critical thinking, reading, and writing
  • Motlow's evaluation and future funding are based on student performance
  • The test measures how well Motlow educates its students
  • Students seeking a Business Degree and/or Early Childhood Education Degree must take the ETS Proficiency Profile Exit Test and Business Major Field Exit Test and/or Early Childhood Education Field Exit Test

Preparation and Study Materials

ETS does not provide study guides, however they do provide sample questions.

Schedule an Exam

Do you have access to a computer and internet connection to take the exam?*
Have you completed the Intent to Graduate?*
Have you received a notification that your Intent to Graduate has been processed?
When do you plan to graduate?*
Please wait until you receive notification that your Intent to Graduate has been processed through the admissions and records office before scheduling your ETS Exit Exam. Completing the ETS Exit Exam prior to completion of processing your Intent to Graduate can impact correct updates to your account and access to transcripts and your diploma.
 

Schedule an Appointment


Motlow offers the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test). The HiSET is available in both computer-and paper-based format. HiSET is accepted by the State of Tennessee in regards to issuing the High School Equivalency diploma, transcripts, or verification. Learn about the HiSET exam.

Preparation for the Test

For information about classes and test vouchers, contact the local TDLWD Adult Education Division in your service area or visit the TDLWD website.

Registration

Registration is required for the HiSET Test. To schedule an appointment call an ETS representative at 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738) or visit the HISET Website.

Cancellation

For specific information regarding cancellation, visit the HISET Website.

What is on the test?

Your skills and knowledge are measured in five core areas:

  • Language Arts - Reading
  • Language Arts - Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Official Test Scores

When you complete a computer-delivered test, immediate, unofficial scores are displayed for all multiple-choice sections. On average, official test scores for both computer and paper delivered tests are posted within:

  • 3-5 business days for multiple-choice sections
  • 6-10 business days for the essay section

Note: The Language Arts - Writing sub-test contains both multiple-choice and essay questions. Only a combined score is reported, so scores are available within approximately 6-10 business days.

How Can I Access My Scores?

Your scores are available through your HiSET account. They are not sent in the mail.

If you do not have Internet access or you need help, contact your test center. As long as you have taken at least one sub-test at a test center, they will be able to access your scores.

Your scores are available in two different types of reports.

If you need an official Comprehensive Score Report sent to a college, scholarship program or other organization, contact ETS at 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738).

Disability

If you have a disability or health-related needs, you need to request accommodations prior to scheduling your test appointment. For more information, visit the HiSET website at www.HiSET.org. You must send all completed requests for testing accommodations to:

ETS Disability Services
P.O. Box 6054
Princeton, NJ 08541-6054

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Some instructors require students enrolled in Learning Support online classes complete their exams in a secure testing environment with approved proctors. There is no fee for Learning Support proctored testing services. Motlow State Community Colleges provide proctoring services at the following campuses: Moore, Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna. Students must schedule an appointment to take the test.

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

The Testing Center administers Makeup tests by appointment only. Students are required to have approval from the instructor before scheduling an appointment for a Makeup Test. Students must log in on their MyMotlow account to schedule an appointment. Makeup tests are available on the following campuses: Moore, Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Testing Services at 931-393-1763 or e-mail [email protected].

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Motlow State Community College provides proctoring services for Nursing Competency Exams for students enrolled in the Nursing Program. Students must schedule an appointment online to take the test within the testing period established by Nursing Department. For more information about the competency exams required for the program, please contact the Nursing Department.

If your exam requires a proctor and it doesn't fall in any category listed as available tests, please schedule your appointment under Proctored Testing.

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

Some instructors require students enrolled in online classes complete their exams in a secure testing environment with approved proctors. There is no fee for online proctored testing services. Motlow provides proctoring services at the following campuses: Moore, Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna. Students must schedule an appointment to take the test.

Appointments for the test and a list of open dates are available online through RegisterBlast. After completing the online registration form, applicant will receive an email confirmation.

To register for an appointment, choose the campus where you want to take the exam:

The TN eCampus (formerly RODP) is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR). TN eCampus classes are offered online through a student's home school. Some TN eCampus instructors prefer that their students take online exams in a secure testing environment. Motlow offers TN eCampus proctor testing services to any student enrolled in TN eCampus classes.

If you are enrolled in TN eCampus classes, you can schedule an appointment to have your test proctored at Motlow (even if you are not a Motlow student). There is no fee for TN eCampus proctored testing services at Motlow.

For more information about the TN eCampus program, please visit the TN eCampus website. 

Testing Center Rules and Policies

  • Appointments should be made in advance.
  • Make-up tests will be authorized and approved by your instructor. It is your responsibility to arrange for your makeup test to be delivered to the Testing Center before your appointment.
  • Arrive at least 15-minutes before your scheduled appointment to allow time for check-in. The system will not allow you to sign in if you don't have an appointment.
  • Present a valid photo ID.
  • Know course name and number (example: ENGL1010) as well as your instructor's name.
  • Staff cannot watch unattended children.
  • Personal belongings such as hats, coats, food, drinks, phones, devices, purses or backpacks are not allowed in the Testing Center.
  • The Testing Center is not responsible for your personal items.
  • You may not take notes or scratch paper out of the Testing Center after the test.
  • Approved calculators are permitted for specific tests and will be inspected prior to use.
  • The Testing Center proctors all exams according to the information given by the instructor.
  • All tests must be completed in one sitting unless otherwise indicated by the instructor.
  • Acts of dishonesty or misconduct may cause dismissal from the Testing Center. Please refer to the college's conduct and disciplinary sanctions in the catalog.
  • To cancel or change an appointment, please contact the Testing Center.

For more information, please call 931-393-1763 or email [email protected].

Agreements

Testing Center agrees to

  • Operate under the guidelines of local, federal, and state regulations
  • Protect confidentiality and privacy of candidates and staff
  • Adhere to guidelines from testing companies as well as those set by Testing Services
  • Promote honesty, integrity, and fairness in all testing procedures

Examinees agree to

  • Present a valid photo ID for every test. No exceptions
  • Arrive early, before test administration begins
  • Do not bring any food or beverages into the testing room
  • Turn off cell phones, pagers, any noise making devices
  • Do not bring friends, children into the testing room
  • Be honest with all test taking
  • Return all testing materials (scratch paper, pencils, and calculators) to the test proctor
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