Testing Services is committed to promoting academic achievement through professional exam proctoring services and meeting the strict requirements of federal ADA guidelines, testing providers (such as ATI), Methodist College faculty, and the specialized needs of students. Testing Services is committed to maintaining the highest compliance with nationally recognized professional testing standards and practices, safeguarding confidentiality of student records, and creating an optimal testing environment.
The mission of Testing Services is to serve Methodist College students and the community by providing examinations in a secure environment with ethical practices that support student retention and facilitates academic success. Testing Services supports the institutional mission of Methodist College by promoting the intellectual and academic well-being of students through ADA accommodated testing, placement testing, and occasional course-specific make-up testing, as well as certification and other exams for the community (such as CNA). We do this by working closely with faculty, Disability Services, and our vendors to ensure we protect the integrity of exams while accommodating the special needs of the testers. Testing Services also adheres to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines to assure high quality operations and test integrity.
Hours of Operation
- Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00 (12:00pm - 1:00pm Closed for Lunch)
- Monday & Wednesday 4:00pm-6:00pm (if appointments have been scheduled)
- Saturday & Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm (by appointment only). Weekend exams must be scheduled by noon Wednesday prior to the date you wish to take the exam.
ADA Accommodated Exams
ADA accommodated testing is available for students needing ADA accommodations. Students who fill out the appropriate paperwork with the ADA Coordinator will be allowed to have accommodations provided to them, such as a distraction-reduced environment, extended testing time, a paper exam, or an exam reader. To request ADA accommodations, a student must schedule an appointment for the exam by
filling out the ADA Accommodation Schedule Request Form and emailing the form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certified Nursing Assistant Testing
CNA testing is available at Methodist College. Current Methodist College students can stop by
the Testing Center to pick up sign-up information. There is also the sign -up process information
and required forms posted in the D2L Student Center site at Academic Affairs > Career Pathways.
Registration is with the State of Illinois through Southern Illinois University. Methodist College
is a certified site through the State of Illinois.
Registration for the exam is through the Illinois Nurse Aide Testing website.
Makeup testing is available for students who have missed exams or need to retake exams, with
approval from the instructor. If a student desires a makeup exam or needs to retake an exam, they can fill out the Makeup Exam Scheduling Form and email it to email@example.com
Medical Assistant Certification Exams
Medical Assistant certification exams are arranged through the Medical Assistant Program
Placement exams can now be administered in the Testing Center in Math, Biology, and English.
Placement exams can be scheduled by using the reservation form.