Math Testing Center FAQs
What do I need to take a quiz, exam, or GCA in the Math Testing Center?
Students must know which quiz or exam they will be taking, who their instructor is, have a pen/pencil, and a photo identification card (acceptable examples include, but are NOT limited to, UH ID cards from any campus, driver’s license, state ID card, military/dependent ID card, high school ID card). Photo ID required for all services: NO ID -- NO TEST.
I forgot my pencil/pen - could I borrow one while taking a quiz, exam, or GCA?
The Math Testing Center does not provide pencil/pens for test-takers. If you do not have your own writing instrument please go to the bookstore first to purchase one before coming to the Math Testing Center to take a quiz, exam, or GCA.
Am I allowed to use a textbook, notes, scratch paper, etc. while taking a quiz, exam, or GCA?
Instructors determine what is allowed and provides the Math Testing Center with proctoring instructions. Please see your course syllabus or course instructor if you have any questions.
Am I able to study before taking my quiz, exam, or GCA?
No, studying is not permitted in the Math Testing Center.
Am I able to take more than one quiz or exam on the same day?
Provided the instructor allows this, students wanting to take more than one quiz, or exam on the same day must complete and submit the first one then check-in with the testing room monitor for each additional quiz, or exam.
Am I able to bring my child with me into the Math Testing Center?
To avoid distracting other test-takers and to maintain an appropriate testing environment, no minor may accompany a guardian into the Math Testing Center.
Am I able to use the bathroom or leave the Math Testing Center and restart my quiz, exam, or GCA when I get back?
No. All quizzes, exams, or GCA’s must be completed in one uninterrupted session and by the Math Testing Center’s closing time.
Will I need to wait to take a quiz, exam, or GCA?
The Math Testing Center does get busy at times and students may need to wait for the next available seat for paper or computerized testing. You will be informed of an approximate wait time and will be given a number. Numbers will be called in numeric order based on seat availability.
I don’t know how the computerized program works. Could I ask the Testing Center Aides for assistance while taking my exam or GCA?
No, Testing Center Aids will not answer any questions related to the quiz, exam, or GCA being taken. All such questions must be directed to your course instructor.