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

     

  • Access to personal items, such as cellphones, bags, or study materials is not permitted during testing.
  • All personal items* must be stored in one of the provided lockers during testing. This includes hats and hooded clothing items, outerwear of any kind (jackets, pullovers, etc.), fitness bands, and digital and analog watches.
  • (* Exemptions 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.
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a smoke-free campus.
  • 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.