Testing Services

Welcome to SDSU Testing Services

We provide secure, high-quality test administration for SDSU students, other college or university students, and the greater San Diego community.

We are a National College Testing Association (NCTA) Certified Test Center.



Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all exams scheduled for SDSU Testing Services and the Computer Based Test Center are cancelled until further notice.

Please visit our website often for updates and to review the Frequently Asked Questions

After reviewing the website and FAQs, if you have additional inquiries, please email staar@sdsu.edu

Test Agency Exams (ATI, CLEP, Comira, DSST, ETS (GRE/TOEFL/Praxis/GACE), ISO, Kryterion, Prov, PSI/PAN, Scantron)

Please contact your respective test agency for further instructions regarding your scheduled test. Testing Services will not have access to this information.

ETS (GRE & TOEFL) Announcement ETS Announcement

ETS GRE At-Home Information websiteGRE At-Home Information- ETS GRE At-Home Information website

TOEFL At-Home Information- ETS GRE At-Home Information website


Due to the unforeseen circumstances of COVID-19 and resulting postponement of the March and April Writing Placement Assessment (WPA) exams, you are not expected to satisfy the WPA requirement for fall 2020 registration. Your WPA hold for fall 2020 registration has been removed.
Further communication regarding this requirement will be sent at a future date.

Campus Placement Exams Update

All Campus Placement Exams (California Government, Grammar Spelling Punctuation, Liberal Studies Mathematics Assessment, Chemistry Department Placement Exam, Mathematics Placement Assessment, Spanish Language Proficiency Test, and Japanese Language Proficiency Test), which were scheduled in April 2020, have been cancelled. Further communication will be sent at a future date.

For questions or concerns about registration requirements, please contact your major department advisor and/or email the Academic Advising Center at sdsu_advising@sdsu.edu or visit the Academic Advising Center Website .

Incoming Freshmen
Are you an incoming freshman?

You may need to take one or more SDSU undergraduate assessment exams to satisfy basic proficiency requirements.

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Incoming Transfer Students
Are you an incoming student transferring from another institution?

All incoming transfer students must satisfy basic proficiency requirements.

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Current Students
Are you currently attending SDSU?

Do you need to take one or more SDSU undergraduate assessment exams?

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Other Exam Services
We offer exam proctoring services for ...

Professionals who need to be tested in order to receive certification in their field.

Students participating in distance learning programs and correspondence degree programs.

Other college or university students who need to have an examination proctored locally.

Members of the community needing to take employment exams and/or certification exams in their field.

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