Michigan Tech Testing Center

The Michigan Tech Testing Center provides the highest quality testing services for instructors, staff, students, and guests. We provide a secure and comfortable testing environment and services, designed to support personal and professional educational goals.

The Testing Center is committed to providing:

  • An environment conducive to test taking success
  • Accommodations for students with ADA requirements
  • Proctored accommodations for instructors and online courses
  • A testing environment with an emphasis on confidentiality and security
  • Professional, experienced and courteous staff

Rekhi 215

This space includes 40 computers on a private network, allowing instructors to securely administer a computer-based test. To reserve the use of this space, please use the online form for the Michigan Tech Testing Center

Van Pelt and Opie Library 226

This exam delivery location includes three eyes on stations and seven stations with  video monitoring. Lockable storage is available for a test candidate’s personal belongings. This facility is an ideal location for accommodated exams, exams for on-line courses, or make-up and overflow computerized exams. This space can also be scheduled using the online form. This facility strives to meet the National Collegiate Testing Association (NCTA) standards.

Testing Center hours:

Fall/Spring SemestersSummer:
Monday  9am-3pm
Tuesday  9am-3pm
Wednesday  9am-5pm
Thursday  9am-3pm
Friday  9am-1pm
Monday 3pm-6pm
Tuesday  3pm-6pm
Wednesday  3pm-9pm

Additional hours may be arranged to accommodate evening exams or a large number of examinees. Contact the Testing Center at 906/487-1001 or email techtesting-l@mtu.edu to set up a time.

Available Sponsored Exams

Click here for additional information.

Proctoring Fees and Scheduling

Proctoring fees are not charged for the Testing Center administration of accommodated, computerized, or make-up exams for Michigan Tech courses. This no fee policy also applies to proctoring for Michigan Tech online courses.

Testing Center fees apply for non-Michigan Tech courses and non-Michigan Tech students. Current Michigan Tech students and employees who would like to use the Testing Center for certifications* or non-Michigan Tech courses will be charged a $10 per exam fee. Non-Michigan Tech students, who need to take a proctored exam, will be charged a $25 per exam fee. Any Testing Center fees are in addition to whatever fees the tester may have already paid to register for the course or exam. Fees must be paid through the Techshop page, by visiting the Michigan Tech Testing Center tab. Once the fee is paid, you will be contacted to schedule a time for your exam.

*Many sponsored exams have their own fee schedule. If the sponsored exam has their own fee schedule, the above proctoring fee does not apply.


Metered parking spaces are available directly outside the Library, adjacent to Rekhi. A visitors parking lot located is also available on the west part of the campus. For parking fees, please refer to the parking details page.

Michigan Tech Testing Center Policies

Testing Center Policies for instructors can be found here.

Testing Center Policies for students can be found here.

Weather Policy

If Michigan Tech  is closed due to inclement weather, the Testing Center will be closed also. If you were scheduled for a proctored exam during this closure, please contact the instructor to reschedule the exam. A sponsored exam must be rescheduled through the sponsor organization.

Contact Information

The Testing Center is located on the second floor of the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library, Room 226. Please contact us via email techtesting-l@mtu.edu or 906/487-1001. 

Hiring Student Proctors

The Testing Center is currently hiring proctors to assist with the monitoring of hourly, final and sponsored exams for the 2013-2014 school year.  For more information, please visit the Michigan Tech jobs page.

Job Description:

Proctors assist with monitoring hourly, final, and sponsored exams Monday-Sunday during fall and spring semesters. These positions are open to Michigan Tech graduate students, Athletic Coaches and certain Michigan Tech employees. Proctors must be available to work on an as-needed basis between 8:00 am and 11:00 pm, Monday through Sunday.

Hiring Process:

Applications will be accepted throughout the year. If you are interested in applying, please see the job listing on HuskyJobs page. When graduate students apply for these positions, student records will be checked with the Office of Student Affairs and the Graduate School. For all other University applicants, references will be contacted. Any integrity issues may disqualify applicants.

Graduate students will be invited for interviews depending on the need for proctors in the coming weeks or semester. A mandatory training session will be  required for all proctors. 

Skills Required to be a Proctor:

Proctors must be reliable, punctual, and able to follow the instructor’s or sponsor’s directions, and maintain confidentiality at all times, including the content of the exam and the reason someone uses the Testing Center.If you have any questions about these positions, please contact the Testing Center at 906/487-1001 or techtesting-l@mtu.edu. Michigan Tech is an equal opportunity employer.