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Testing Center

Testing Center Re-opening Update

Welcome back, Haws!

Effective September 15th the Testing Center will reopen for the following onsite testing: TSI, AMPT, CLEP, Non-university proctoring. We will be at 50% capacity to ensure we provide you with a clean and safe testing environment. You can schedule your onsite sessions on our website.

To ensure a safe environment we will only accept testers into the Center 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment. The testers will complete a digital health inventory on their device when they are admitted into the lobby. Temperature scans will be performed by the Testing Center staff upon entry. We observe a no-touch policy.

Items to bring to the Center: current ID, mobile phone. Not accepted: smart watches, smart glasses, backpacks that cannot be stored in a 20X15 locker space.

IMPORTANT - Pearson VUE, ETS (GRE/TOEFL), Kryterion and Castle tests will not resume in September. If you believe you have a test at our location, please verify your email for a cancellation notification, and call the testing company to reschedule.

Pearson VUE tests 

TExES, GED®, CompTIA, and more. Registration for Pearson VUE tests is on the Pearson VUE website. For complete list and to schedule visit the Pearson VUE website.

GRE and TOEFL exams

Registration for GRE and TOEFL is on the ETS website. For additional information and to register for GRE please visit the GRE site 

Test From Home sessions are available for GRE and for TOEFL.

Certiport Certifications

Registration is on the UHCL Testing Center website under "Schedule an Exam," or on the Certiport website

Select the test that's right for you: Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Technology Professional (MTP), Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE), Cyber Forensic Associate (CFA), Ethical Hacking Associate (EHA), Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB), G-Suite. 

The Testing Center is a student-centered and community-minded department, that offers a wide variety of testing services in a secure, quiet and pleasant environment to assist students in meeting their educational goals. The UHCL Testing Center subscribes to the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines for Post-Secondary Test Centers. The Center is also certified Pearson VUE, Certiport, ETS, CASTLE and Kryterion and provides a wide variety of professional certifications at all levels for students and community.

Visit or call us today!


Current, photo identification(s) required for ALL testing.

  • Testing Center

    Phone: 281-283-3080
    Fax: 281-226-7128

    Bayou Building 1408
    2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 226
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday by Appointment Only