Testing Centers

The primary mission of the Testing Centers is to provide institutional testing to the campus community. The Testing Center will provide a quality environment where students are encouraged to achieve to the best of their abilities, to facilitate accurate course placement, and to assure that the highest level of testing standards are maintained.

Locations of Testing Centers

Chesapeake Campus

TCC Chesapeake 1428 Cedar Road
George B. Pass Bldg., Room 211
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Phone: 757-822-5131
Email: chesapeaketesting@tcc.edu

Norfolk Campus

TCC Norfolk 340 Granby Street
Roper Center, Room 4102
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-822-1310
Email: norfolkcampustestctr@tcc.edu

Portsmouth Campus

TCC Portsmouth Testing Center 120 Campus Drive
Room A153, Building A
Portsmouth, VA 23701
Phone: 757-822-2194
Email: porttestctr@tcc.edu

Virginia Beach Campus

TCC Virginia Beach Testing Center 1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach Building, Room G108
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Phone: 757-822-7390
Email: vbtesting@tcc.edu
Test    Campus    Appointment    Proctoring Fees    Test Fees    Notes   
Certiport Testing    Norfolk    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    $35.00    Test fees vary and must be paid to Certiport    Bring Exam Voucher

Two photo IDs are required   
CLEP    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    $35.00    Additional $80.00 must be paid to CLEP at the time of testing    Bring Valid Credit Card to pay for CLEP Test Fee

Two photo IDs are required   
Computer Competency    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    No Proctoring Fee    No Test Fee   

Word Processing, Database, Spreadsheets, Internet/Email

More Info

Valid photo ID is required

DANTES    Norfolk    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    $35.00    Additional $80.00 must be paid to DANTES    Bring Exam Voucher

Two photo IDs are required    
HESI-A2 (Nursing Diagnostic Test)    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    No Proctoring Fee    Additional $40.00 fee must be paid to EVOLVE:ELSEVIER   

Bring Exam Voucher

Valid photo ID is required

NAS 2    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach    NO    No Proctoring Fee    No Test Fee   

Valid photo ID is required

Pearson VUE    Norfolk    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    No Proctoring Fee    Test fees vary and must be paid to Pearson VUE    Bring Exam Voucher

Two photo IDs are required   
Proctored Exam
(TCC or VCCS Student)
    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach    TCC Students: NO

VCCS Students: YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    No Proctoring Fee for VCCS Students    No Test Fee    Valid photo ID is required   
Proctored Exam
(Non VCCS Student)
    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    $35.00 for Non VCCS Students    No Test Fee    Valid photo ID is required   
ProMetric    Norfolk    YES, appointments must be made 48 hours in advance    $35.00    Test fees vary and must be paid to ProMetric    Bring Exam Voucher

Two photo IDs are required   
Placement Test - English, ESL, and Math    Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach    NO    No Proctoring Fee    $4.00    You should study for the placement test first.

Test Info

Completion of the entire placement test averages 4-6 hours.

You are encouraged to take the English and Math tests at separate times.

Valid photo ID is required   

Campus Testing Center Hours of Operation

IMPORTANT NOTE ON PLACEMENT TESTING:
Completion of the entire English and Math Placement Tests average(s) 4-6 hours. You are encouraged to take the English and Math tests at separate times.

Please arrive at least 3 hours prior to closing. Placement tests will NOT be started any later than 3 hours before the posted closing time.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON ALL OTHER TESTS:
All proctored exams must be started two hours prior to closing. Exams will NOT be started any later than 2 hours before the posted closing time.

Chesapeake Campus

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am to 9:00pm
Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Norfolk Campus

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am to 9:00pm
Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Portsmouth Campus

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am to 9:00pm
Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Virginia Beach Campus

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:30am to 9:00pm
Friday & Wednesday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm

For Students

Testing Center

Please bring a valid photo ID (TCC is preferred). Two photos are required for the majority of tests, please see table listed above.

The following are not permitted inside the Testing Centers:

  • Personal Items
  • Electronic Devices
  • Other Unauthorized Materials
  • Food and Drinks
  • Children
  • Parents and visitors who are not testing

Review testing guidelines and arrive early to allow sufficient time to complete your test.

TCC Faculty Proctored Exams

Testing Center

Proctoring services and testing for students needing special accommodations are available for campus faculty. TCC Instructors should review the Procedures for Submitting an Exam/Test and complete the online Testing Center Services Request Form.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Makeup up exams will not be administered during Finals Week. Only finals for students with accommodations and online/hybrid classes will be administered during Final Exams week. Early Finals or makeup Finals are not administered in the Testing Center.
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