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Testing

Testing Center Locations and Scheduling

Vol State has testing centers on each of its campuses in Gallatin, Cookeville (CHEC), Livingston, and Springfield (Highland Crest).

Gallatin

1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066
Warf Bldg., Room 126
phone: 615-230-3484, email testing@volstate.edu

Cookeville Higher Education Campus (CHEC)

1000 Neal Street, Cookeville, TN 38501
email: pamela.weeks@volstate.edu

Livingston

113 Windle Community Rd, Livingston TN 38570
email: erin.atkinson@volstate.edu

Springfield (Highland Crest)

150 Laureate Avenue, Springfield, TN 37172
email: dana.davis@volstate.edu

Testing Requirements

  1. Examinees must contact a Testing Center at least 48 hours in advance to schedule an appointment. Walk-in availability cannot be guaranteed.

  2. Examinees must pay any required test fees, if applicable, prior to testing.

  3. Examinees must present current, unexpired photo identification for entry into the Testing Center.  Photocopies, faxes, and smartphone photos of ID's are not acceptable.

  4. Examinees must be aware of operating hours and schedule appointments to allow plenty of time to complete testing before the Center's published closing time.

  5. No food, drink, cell phones, and/or other electronic devices are permitted in the Testing Center.

  6. No children or other adults may accompany examinees into the Testing Center. Children may not be left unattended on campus or in the Center while examinees are testing, and the Center cannot be responsible for children or adults who require care and supervision while examinee is testing. 

Test Security and Academic Dishonesty Policy

The Testing Center strives to provide test security by carefully tracking tests and scrap paper. In addition, the Testing Center supports and adheres to standards for academic honesty set forth in the student code. Incidents of academic dishonesty in the Testing Center are treated seriously. Students found to be cheating will lose Testing Center privileges for all classes for the remainder of the semester. If a student is observed using unauthorized aids, the Testing Center Staff will:

  1. Stop the student and quietly ask him or her to leave the Testing Center.

  2. Retain the test and all relevant materials as documentation of an invalid test administration.

  3. Report the incident, in writing, to the instructor, division dean, appropriate administrator, and/or testing publisher.