When you register to test, you agree to comply with all program rules, including the Rules of Test Participation, and the rules communicated to you at each test administration for which you are registered, including the Test Center Rules (for computer-based testing).
Violation of test center rules, including the possession or use of prohibited materials during a test administration, may result in the voiding of your results.
The following are prohibited at the test center:
- Smoking and the use of all tobacco products
- Visitors, including relatives, children, and friends
- Weapons of any kind
DO NOT bring any unauthorized aids or prohibited materials, listed below, with you to the test center. If you do bring any of these materials, you will be required to leave them in a designated area. For computer-based testing, a pen and a booklet of erasable sheets will be provided to you for taking notes, writing an outline, or otherwise preparing your response. Any personal items that you bring to the test center must be stored in a locker outside the testing room during the test. This includes jewelry, watches, wallets, and purses in addition to the prohibited materials listed below.
- Cell phones (possession or use of)
- Electronic communication devices,
visual or audio recording or listening devices, or any device
with an on/off option, including, but not limited to, MP3 players, PDAs, tablets, computers,
CD players, removable storage devices, calculator watches, clocks
or watches with alarms, spellcheckers, etc.
- Eyeglasses with communication and recording devices;
note that during the check-in process you may be asked to remove any pair of eyeglasses
for a visual inspection, but the test center proctor will not touch or otherwise handle
- Calculators and calculator manuals (approved graphing calculators are allowed for examinees registered for the CSET: Mathematics Subtest II [test code 212])
- Handwritten or printed materials, such as dictionaries, notebooks, scratch paper, textbooks, etc.
- Packages and bags of any kind, such as backpacks, briefcases, etc.
- Hats or headwear, except those being worn for religious or medical purposes
- Food and drink including chewing gum
- Unauthorized aids, such as slide rules, rulers, translation aids, highlighters, etc.
- Unauthorized medical devices, such as Epinephrine injections, etc., unless prior approval has been obtained (refer to Requesting Alternative Testing Arrangements for more information)