Testing Services

In light of Governor Kemp's declaration of a state of emergency and guidance from the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State University has currently suspended all on site instruction and testing. Although our physical offices will be closed, Testing Services can still be reached during regular business hours at .

Please refer to the FAQs below for exam, scheduling, and contact information:

1. I need to take an exam but I'm not sure what next steps to take. What do I do next?

Please visit the individual pages for updates on specific exams such as Accuplacer, Math Placement Exam (MPE), GA/US Constitution or GA/US History Class Credit Exams, GACE, CLEP,and DSST.

2. My canceled exam is required for graduation THIS SEMESTER, what do I do?

If you require an exam for graduation in Spring or Summer of 2020, please email with your situation and information. These instances will be handled on a case by case basis to ensure we help our students stay on track for graduation.

3. Will I have to pay again or be penalized for rescheduling my exam?

No. Any student may reschedule an exam at this time without penalty or additional payment.

4. I had an eCore exam scheduled this semester, but eCore just announced cancellations and directed me to the Testing Center for a refund. What do I do next?

Refunds for cancelled exams have been dispersed. We are currently not administering eCore exams for the remainder of the Spring and Summer 2020 semesters.

5. I was scheduled to take a vendor exam at an MGA Testing Center (GACE, CLEP, DSST, TEAS) that has been canceled or postponed. When will I be able to reschedule?

At this point, we are not administering vendor exams for the remainder of the Spring or Summer 2020 semesters. Please be patient and monitor your email regularly for information regarding rescheduling.

6. I was scheduled to take an Accuplacer exam that has been canceled or postponed. What should I do now?

If you are taking the Accuplacer for university admission for the SUMMER 2020 semester, please contact the Admissions Office with your situation and information. The criteria for admissions have been changed and the Accuplacer Exam is no longer required. If you wish to take the Accuplacer for Learning Support exception, please continue to check our website for the most current information regarding the availability of the Accuplacer Exam at MGA.

If you are taking the Accuplacer for any semester AFTER Summer 2020, please monitor the website for current information on when normal campus operations will allow for scheduling exams.

7. Who should I contact if I have questions about my exam, registration, or payment?

Testing Services is still available during business hours at .
Monday-Thursday 8:00am -5:30pm
Friday 8:00am -12:00pm

8. I tried to sign up for an exam on the MGA Testing website, but it won't allow me to register.

Currently, all registrations for exams have been put on hold. As soon as the university releases information regarding a return to normal operations, test registration will also resume.

9. I'm an accommodated student at MGA. What should I do about testing?

Accommodations Testing During COVID-19 Closure

10. Where should I check for updated information regarding COVID-19 at Middle Georgia State University?

Please check the MGAWebsite (www.mga.edu) and your MGA email if you are a student.


HOURS

Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summer Semester
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday Closed

GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION 

All test takers must have a current valid picture ID in order to test.

Acceptable IDs include:

  • Passport
  • State ID
  • State Driver’s License
  • Military ID
  • Tribal ID
  • Permanent Resident Card

High School ID accepted for current high students only.

YOUR MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY ID ALONE IS NOT ACCEPTED FOR TESTING. 

TESTING POLICIES 

Only test takers are permitted in the testing area. Testing Services reserves the right to refuse test administration to an individual if unsupervised children are present.

Late test takers will not be permitted to begin the exam unless there is sufficient time as indicated by the Test Administrator.

Items prohibited in Testing Services’ Testing Center include cell phones, E-books and other electronic devices. Also prohibited are watches, hoods, hats, sunglasses, drinks, and food/chewing gum/mints.

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY 

Testing Services at MGA defines academic dishonesty as (1) giving or receiving unauthorized assistance of any kind, (2) using any unauthorized aids (cell phones, books, website's, calculator watches, smart watches, electronic devices, etc.), (3) attempting to take an exam for someone else, (4) failing to follow examination rules/regulations and instructions of Testing Center staff, and/or (5) attempting to remove questions, responses, or notes from the Testing Center.

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