BPCC Testing Center

BPCC Testing Center

The BPCC Testing Center provides a wide range of test services needed by the area’s workforce, students, and members of the military. Test services include high-stakes professional certification and licensure exams, information technology certifications, final exams that require completion of an industry-based certification, credit-by-examination, distance education proctoring, DANTES-funded testing, and national test services.

Tests are delivered at two locations, the Testing Center located on the BPCC campus and the National Test Center located in the Education Building at Barksdale Air Force Base.

Current test services include HiSET (Louisiana’s High School Equivalency Exam), Pearson VUE, Certiport, Castle Worldwide, College Board (CLEP), NOCTI Business Solutions, Prometric (DSST), Distance Education Proctoring, EC-Council, ETS Praxis, and Law School Admission Test.

The BPCC Testing Center is a participant in the National College Testing Association Consortium of College Testing Centers.


Announcements

  • Coming in 2014: Computer-based GED testing

Locations

BPCC Campus
6220 E. Texas St. Building D-203
Bossier City, LA 71111

Directions
From 1-20: Exit Industrial Drive. Drive North to the light at East Texas Street (Highway 80). Turn right (East). At the second red light (1.3 miles), turn Right into the campus. Stay to the right, past 2 buildings on the Left. The third building is Building D.

Barksdale Air Force Base
Education Building Room 101


Contact Information

Testing Center
Email: testing@bpcc.edu
Phone: 318-678-6002

Lynn Brown
Testing Center Director
Email: lbrown@bpcc.edu
Phone: 318-678-6073

Cheryl Wieser
Testing Coordinator
Email: cwieser@bpcc.edu
Phone: 318-678-6229

Schedule an Exam

Bossier Parish Community College offers convenient, fast and secure online registration for the exams listed below. Click on the appropriate location link below to register online or click on the name of the type of testing to be directed to more information about the testing options we offer.


BPCC Campus

Click to Register Now to test at BPCC campus


BPCC – BAFB National Testing Center

Click to Register Now to test at BAFB NTC
(You can only register to test at BAFB if you have access to BAFB)


FEES: Exam/voucher fees vary by test sponsor. See exam section for more information. The Testing Center administration fee of $25 is payable online at the time the appointment is made. The payment options for registering online are Visa, MasterCard, or electronic check. Administration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees are subject to change without notice.

EMAIL CONFIRMATION: Upon a successful registration, you will receive an email confirmation. Print you confirmation receipt and bring it with you on your test date.

CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING POLICY: If you are unable to make your appointment, contact the Testing Center via email (testing@bpcc.edu) or by calling 318-678-6002 to cancel or reschedule the examination.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you require special accommodations, contact the Testing Center via email (testing@bpcc.edu) or by calling 318-678-6002. Special accommodations will only be granted if the student provides full documentation of approved accommodations to the BPCC Testing Center.

PERSONAL ITEMS: BPCC Testing Center policy prohibits access to cell phones, PDAs, audio and photographic devices, all watches, purses or bags, food or drink at test administrations. Lockers are provided for storage of personal items during the exam. No personal items are allowed in the testing room.

IDENTIFICATION: Two forms of identification are required for testing admission. It is preferred that both have a picture and signature, but one ID with picture and signature AND one ID with signature is permissible.

Review Bossier Parish Community College campus map, driving directions, and parking information.

An appointment is required for all tests. Security cameras are utilized along with other strict security procedures including a no cell phone policy in the testing room.

CIT/CIS Final Exams

  • CIT – The BPCC Testing Center offers Certifications as Final Exams for many Cyber Information Technology (CIT) classes. You will receive information from your instructor about purchasing an exam voucher at the beginning of the term or semester. If you purchase an exam voucher, you will receive it near the end of the term or semester along with instructions on how to register for your exam.
  • CIS – The BPCC Testing Center offers Certifications as optional Final Exams for the Computer Information Systems (CIS) classes. If you purchased a voucher and are ready to schedule your exam, select the Register to Test at BPCC campusWill open new browser window or tab button and then select the exam category.

Credit by Examination

Earn college credit for previously acquired knowledge by testing through CLEP or DSST.

See the BPCC Prior Learning Matrix to learn about the assessment opportunities available at BPCC.


CLEP

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Note: You aren’t finished until you register for an appointment at BPCC or at BAFB

Click to Register Now to test at BPCC campus

Click to Register Now to test at BAFB NTC
(You can only register to test at BAFB if you have access to BAFB)


DSST

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Create a First Time RegistrationWill open new browser window or tab account with DSST

Note: You aren’t finished until you register for an appointment at BPCC or at BAFB

Click to Register Now to test at BPCC campus

Click to Register Now to test at BAFB NTC
(You can only register to test at BAFB if you have access to BAFB)

Distance Education Proctoring

BPCC Testing Center proctors exams for Distance Education students in a secure monitored testing environment. We proctor paper/pencil exams as well as computer based exams.

The administrative fee for proctored exams is $25.00.

Each learning institution has their own procedures for approving proctors for exams so call us to discuss the particulars at -318-678-6002.

Placement Testing

For Placement Testing, contact the Academic Planning Coordinator, in the Office of the Executive Dean of Instruction at 318-678-6335.

TEM (Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Testing Center

For testing related to the TEM (Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Division, contact your Instructor who will coordinate with the testing center proctor. The TEM Student Testing Center is located in Building G, Room 205.

Workforce and Academic Testing Services

Provides an opportunity for students and members of the local community to validate skills and earn portable credentials in a wide variety of technical and professional skills areas including pre-employment testing, skill assessments, certification, and professional licensing testing.

WorkKeys

The WorkKeys program offers individuals the opportunity to enhance work-related skills directly tied to industry and business needs.