General Policies


  • A valid government-issued photo ID is required to test.
    • Driver’s license, Passport, State ID
    • A UCF Student ID is only acceptable as a secondary ID


Personal Items and Attire:

  • Access to personal items, such as cellphones, bags, or study materials is not permitted during testing. Free lockers are provided for this purpose.
  • All personal items* must be stored in one of the provided lockers during testing. This includes hats and hooded clothing items, outerwear or layered clothing of any kind (fleeces, hoodies, cardigans, jackets, pullovers, etc.), fitness bands, and digital and analog watches.
  • Any kind of electronic device must be powered completely off while in the locker.
  • Test-takers may also be asked to remove decorative apparel like jewelry if it moves around excessively or could make noise on the desktop surface or would otherwise create a distraction for other test takers.
    • * Exceptions may be made for religious or medical apparel but will still be subject to examination before entering the testing area.
  • The only materials allowed on the computer workstation while testing are your IDs, scratch paper, pencil, and calculator (if applicable).
  • Unless otherwise noted in the test instructions, testing aids prohibited in the test room include (but are not limited to): phones, electronic or photographic devices, calculators, watches, books, notes, rulers, pens, dictionaries, food, candy/gum, and beverages of any kind, including water.


During Testing:

  • All scratch paper must be returned to the proctor before leaving the test room.
  • You must have the proctor’s permission to leave the test room.
  • Communication with anyone outside of UTC staff during testing is prohibited.
  • No talking or disruptive behavior is permitted inside the test room. Communication with the test proctor inside the test room should be non-verbal or conducted at a whisper.
  • Unscheduled Breaks – An unscheduled break during test sessions is permitted (unless your exam instructions indicate otherwise) and is voluntary. When taking an unscheduled break, the exam time will not stop. You cannot take an unscheduled break during untimed sections of the test (e.g the time must be counting down). You must obtain permission from a testing center staff member before taking a break. You may not leave the test center or access personal items, other than food, drink, or medication during an unscheduled break. Repeated or lengthy departures from the testing room may be reported.
  • UTC staff is authorized to dismiss you from a test session if you become ill, or for violation of any test center policies, misconduct or cheating.
  • All test sessions at the University Testing Center (UTC) are monitored and recorded. By scheduling your exam at our test center, you consent to being videotaped and audio recorded during your test session. The testing environment may include the check-in area, hallway, and test rooms. Both audio and video may be recorded. UTC maintains each recorded test session for a period of no more than 31 days after the test session and will use the recording for no other purpose than ensuring the proper administration of each test session.



  • Visitors are not permitted in the vicinity of the test room during your scheduled test.
  • Children are not allowed at the test site. Proper supervision of young children should be arranged off site prior to testing.


Other Campus Policies:

  • The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a smoke-free campus.
  • Parking on campus is by permit only. See our parking policies for more detail.
  • No weapons of any kind are permitted in campus buildings.