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Test Centres

Each main campus has a Test Centre operated by the Library and Testing Services. These facilities are for students, faculty and staff, as well as the public.

Testing Centres:

  • Provide secure testing environments.
  • Administer ACCUPLACER tests ($25 per module).
  • Administer keyboarding tests.
  • Provide proctor services for other colleges, universities and agencies at a fee. You may use the booking system to book your tests.
  • Provide group testing for external agencies and organizations. Please contact us.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Testing Services is a member of the National College Testing Association, an organization that focuses on issues surrounding testing in post-secondary institutions.

Testing

Online appointment booking is available for all four campuses. There’s a lot to know about booking exams. As a Test Centre user, you must confirm you have read these three sections.

Sask Polytech Students

  • Book appointments well in advance.
    • Students who require the use of the Test Centres for their exams should book all of their appointments as soon as they have their exam schedules.
    • Accessibility students must book their exams a minimum of 6 full business days before their exam or they will forfeit access to their accommodations.
  • Book the length of time the exam is scheduled to be, even if you believe you will not need the full allocation of time.
  • Ensure the correct details are entered when booking the exam appointment. 
  • Provide a copy of your booking confirmation email to your instructor as soon as you receive it. Test Takers who do not provide their instructors with a copy of their confirmation emails, risk having their appointment cancelled as their exam may not be available.
  • Students may not book their exams for a different time than approved by their instructors. In the event that they book an incorrect time, their appointment may be cancelled.
  • Read and ensure you understand Academic Honesty and the Statement of Understanding.
  • Leave valuables and other items that are not permitted in the Test Centre at home or in your locker. Prohibited items are listed below.

External Clients

  • Book appointments well in advance of the exam.
    • Follow the booking timeline guidelines provided by your organization/educational institute.
    • Include appropriate contact information for your organization/educational institute.
    • If you have an invigilation form email include that detail in the notes section of your booking and ensure you email it to the appropriate Test Centre immediately. Follow up with a phone call when necessary
    • Confirm your booking information with your organization/educational institute as soon a you’ve made your appointment.
    • If you have fees to pay, we accept debit or credit card only. Fees must be paid at the Test Centre before you write your exam. You must pay for the length of time allocated for your exam. No exceptions.
    • Ensure clothing is appropriate. Do not wear clothing with obscenities or derogatory language on them. Shirts and shoes must be worn. Entry into the Centre will be prohibited to anyone not following this guideline.
  • Book the length of time the exam is scheduled to be, even if you believe you will not need the full allocation of time.
  • Read and ensure you understand Academic Honesty and the Statement of Understanding.
  • Leave valuables and other items that are not permitted in the Test Centre at home. Prohibited items are listed below.
  • All users of the Test Centres are expected to comply with the instructions given to them by the Test Centre staff prior, during, and after testing while in the Centre. Failure to do so and/or disrespectful behaviour may result in inability to continue writing an exam and/or to use the Test Centre for future exams.
  • Only authorized materials will be permitted in the Test Centre. All other items will be placed in storage bins and/or lockers depending on the Test Centre. For this reason, it is advised that valuables be left at home or in lockers, as the Test Centre is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • The following items are NOT permitted in the Test Centre:
    • Cell phones and all other personal electronic devices including wearable technology (smart watches, fitness trackers, etc.), personal electronics, USB flash drives, recording/listening devices, cameras, laptops, tablets, etc. and all other watches are prohibited.
    • Coats, hooded wear, and sunglasses may not be worn.
    • Hats are not permitted. Head coverings are only allowed for religious reasons. If head coverings are required for medical or legal reasons, appropriate documentation must be provided.
    • Books, bags, backpacks, pencil cases, calculators and notes are not allowed.
    • Purses, wallets and keys and other personal items are prohibited.
    • Scents and fragrances are not permitted under any circumstance.
    • Food and drink is not allowed. Water in a clear/transparent bottle without a label is permitted.
    • Weapons are not permitted in the Test Centre for any reason.
  • If a test taker is found in possession of or accessing any unauthorized materials, devices, or participating in any unauthorized behaviours during the exam, an incident report will be created and sent to the instructor/educational institute for academic integrity violation review and the test taker may be banned from the Test Centre(s) for a specific time.
  • If a test taker requires additional food or drink due to the length of the exam or a medical condition, it will be kept in the office of the Test Centre Administrators. Test Takers will be given access to these items outside fo the testing area as required.
  • Scratch paper, pencils, pens and basic calculators (when approved) will be provided by the Test Centre. (Some calculators are allowed be brought in if approved by instructor.)
  • Test takers may be asked to turn out their pockets and glasses may be subject to a visual inspection.
Test Centre Check-in
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled exam time. During peak seasons – midterms and finals – it is advisable to arrive at least 30 minutes in advance as there may be a wait time at check-in.
  • Late arrivals are not given additional time and must still write the exam within the allotted time that was scheduled.
  • Accessibility students more than ½ hour late who have the accommodation of a reader, scribe or private room will not be provided with these accommodations and will have to write in the Test Centre if there is space. If there is no space, they will be sent back to their instructor.
  • Bring and be prepared show valid photo identification. Acceptable ID includes:
    • Current employment ID
    • Driver's licence
    • Military ID
    • Passport
    • Saskatchewan Polytechnic student ID card
    • Saskatchewan Polytetchnic ID card
    • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (Status Card)
    • Declaration of Refugee Status
  • Test takers will be asked to sign in.
  • When test takers are given their exam, they must check that it is the correct one.
  • Be aware that on occasion test takers will be assigned a specific seat in the Test Centre.
  • Test takers must adhere to the length of their exam as outlined by their instructor or educational institute. Instances of going over time in an exam are reported to the instructor or educational institute.
  • Unscheduled breaks are permitted only for restroom use.
    • Access to personal belongings or permission to leave the building will not be granted for these breaks.
    • Students who use a break will not receive additional time to complete the exam.
    • Only one student will be permitted a restroom break at a time.  
    • These breaks will be recorded and submitted to the instructor.
  • During the exam, test takers can only communicate with Test Centre staff. The Test Centre staff cannot give any guidance or answer questions in regard to exam content.
  • Only people taking an exam are allowed in the Test Centre.
    • Test Centre staff cannot be responsible for children or adults who require care and/or supervision.
    • In the event that children or adults who require supervision are brought to the Test Centre, Test Centre staff may cancel the scheduled appointment.
  • In case of emergency (fire alarm, lockdown) test takers must follow the instructions of Test Centre staff.
  • Test takers must be their own advocates. If they experience issues or concerns they should notify Test Centre staff as quickly as possible.

Be prepared before you book! 

The booking system requires you enter the following information:

  • Instructor name and email
  • Name of class and course number
  • Name of your program
  • Date, time and length of your test
  • Type of test you are taking (mid-term, final, re-write, make-up) and if it is computer or paper-based.

It is your responsibility to read Information about Test Taking and the Academic Honesty requirements. 

Select the campus of your choice to book online. 

Contact Us

For more information on services offered or to book an appointment, contact your nearest Saskatchewan Polytechnic Test Centre.

Room 2.103
306-691-8302
MooseJaw.Testing@saskpolytech.ca

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Summer Hours July 3, 2017 – August 11, 2017 (inclusive)
Tuesdays and Wednesdays only
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed August 23, 30 and 31.

Closed weekends and statutory holidays.
Evenings and weekends by appointment only.

Room A127, Technical Building
306-765-1542
PrinceAlbert.Testing@saskpolytech.ca

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Summer Hours July 3, 2017 – August 18, 2017 (inclusive)
Wednesdays only
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed August 24, 30 and 31.

Closed weekends and statutory holidays.
Evenings and weekends by appointment on

Room 400

306-775-7522
306-775-7757 (fax)
Regina.Testing@saskpolytech.ca

Hours
Monday – Wednesday 
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours July 3, 2017 – August 18, 2017 (inclusive)
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed August 14 – 18, 23, 30 and 31.

Closed weekends and statutory holidays.
Evenings and weekends by appointment only.

 

Room 422C, Idylwyld Dr.
306-659-4045
306-659-4095 (fax)
Saskatoon.Testing@saskpolytech.ca


Hours
Monday and Friday 8:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday to Thursday 8:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Hours July 3, 2017 – August 18, 2017 (inclusive)
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed July 24-28, August 24, 30 and 31.

Closed weekends and statutory holidays.
Evenings and weekends by appointment only.

 

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