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Other Types of Testing

Instructional Testing

The Testing Center will no longer administer instructional tests except under special circumstances and with instructional division dean’s approval.

  1. The Assessment/Testing Center is located in C113. Hours of operation are:

    Monday through Thursday---8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    (All tests must be turned in by 9 p.m.)
    Friday---9 a.m. to 5 p.m)
     (All tests must be turned in by 5 p.m.)
    NO TEST WILL BE ISSUED TO STUDENTS THE LAST HOUR BEFORE CLOSING.

  2. Students taking tests are required to:
    1. Have a picture ID (driver’s license, DPS ID, school ID, etc.) or be positively identified by an Eastfield employee
    2. Know their course name, number, section number, and professor’s name (ex. HIST 1301.4780, Holman)
    3. Know which test they are taking (ex. test 1, test 2, etc.)
    4. Sign in the folders provided at the front desk
    5. Leave all books, papers, cell phones, any electronic devices and purses in the lockers provided. Students need to obtain a token from the Testing Center for the lockers. Items too large to fit in the lockers must be stored by the students. Testing Center personnel will not be responsible for students’ possessions.
    6. Keep wallets with them.
    7. Have a #2 pencil.
    8. Before leaving the testing room and upon completion of testing; return test materials and scratch paper to the sliding window near exit door.
  3. Talking, eating, or drinking is not permitted in the Testing Room.
  4. Students taking tests in the Assessment/Testing Center are not permitted to be accompanied by anyone (including children).  Minor children are not to be left unattended outside the Testing Center.
  5. Students are not permitted to review tests or answer documents after the materials have been collected.
  6. Students must follow procedures.  Assessment/Testing Center employees must protect the integrity and security of all tests.  Irregularities will be reported to professors.
  7. Assessment/Testing Center employees have the authority to dismiss students from the Center for irregularities. Students should be aware that the testing room is monitored by surveillance equipment.

Faculty are required to follow these steps to request the testing center administer a test.faculty-testing-center-request.pdf

Correspondence Testing

Correspondence Testing is a service provided to the Eastfield College Community, by the Assessment Center, for those students who choose not to enroll in a traditional course of study or who enroll in correspondence courses at other educational institutions. Correspondence Testing is limited to U. S. institutions and institutions with which the DCCCD has a contract. The Assessment (Testing) Center (Room C113) receives, secures, proctors, and returns these tests according to the sending institution’s guidelines. These tests are administered on specific days and by appointment only, no exceptions. There is an administrative charge for this service, payable in advance, to the Business Office (Room C126).

Credit-by-Examination Testing

Credit-by Examination is a test prepared, administered and graded by Eastfield faculty. Please contact the Division Offices for more information.

Dallas Colleges Online (TSI AssessmentTesting)

Dallas Colleges Online TSI Assessment Testing is a service provided to students worldwide. Students needing to be tested to register for Dallas Colleges Online courses should contact an advisor at DCO for the process: https://online.dcccd.edu/cu/pages/default.aspx. You may call them at (972) 669-6400 or 1-888-468-4268 (outside Dallas).

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Testing

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Testing is for students whose primary language is not English and who need assistance in understanding spoken or written English.

Accuplacer ESL is the ESOL test used to assess students for placement in credit ESOL courses. The test is an un-timed computerized test.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Testing

English as a Second Language (ESL) Testing is for students whose primary language is not English and who need assistance in understanding spoken or written English.

Future Placement General Test is the ESL test, used to assess students for placement in continuing education ESL courses. Future Placement General Test is a 45 minute, 60 question, paper, pencil, and scantron test.

Local, State and National Testing

The Assessment Center provides local, state, and national testing for the Eastfield College community, faculty, staff, administration and students. These tests are administered on specific days and by appointment only, no exceptions.

Make-Up Testing

The Assessment Center’s comprehensive testing service provides make-up testing for those students who missed their test when it was given in class. Professors have the option to allow students who missed the administration of testing during class time to complete their tests in the Assessment Center.