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Academic Testing

Bismarck State College Testing Services provides high quality, accessible, and affordable testing in a secure, comfortable environment. We adhere to the professional standards and guidelines of the National College Testing Association.

Testing Services offers a variety of tests including ACCUPLACER, CLEP, DSST, ACT WorkKeys and ATI TEAS testing. We also provide computerized and paper/pencil proctoring services for BSC students, Non-BSC students, and community members.

Location and Directions

Testing Services is located in Schafer Hall, room 205.
Please use Directions to Campus for assistance and to obtain a printable PDF map.

We will be closed on December 24th, December 25th, and January 1st. 

Testing Services Office Hours
Monday - Friday - 8am - 4pm 
Testing Times may be limited to allow time to clean between appointments

Schedule your appointment online HERE

Contact Testing Services


Testing Policies*

  • Masks must be worn on BSC Campus and inside Testing Services
  • Exams are administered by appointment only and must be made at least 1 day in advance.
  • Arriving more than 30 minutes late may result in cancellation of your appointment
  • Photo ID is required upon check-in.
  • All cell phones, books, and backpacks will be stored in lockers while testing.
  • Only items designated by the instructor or Testing Center may be used on exams
  • No food or beverages are allowed in the Testing Center.
  • Children are not permitted in the Testing Center.
  • Unless specified by the instructor, exam must be completed in one sitting.
  • Talking with other test takers is prohibited during testing.
  • Cheating is subject to disciplinary action.
  • All testing materials and scratch paper must be turned in to the Testing Center upon completion of exam.
  • All makeup exams will be graded by the classroom instructor.
*Violation of these policies may result in forfeit of test or additional disciplinary actions.

Testing Services Mission Statement

    Testing Services provides exceptional, accessible, and comprehensive testing programs for Bismarck State College and surrounding community members. Testing Services guides and facilitates learning, and supports the achievement of individual’s professional and personal educational goals.
     All tests are administered under standardized conditions that are efficient, fair, and secure. We maintain and adhere to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.


    BSC Testing Services has been awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Criteria for certification are rigorous and are based on the NCTA Professional Standardards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs.

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