Testing Services - Kilgore

Testing Services - Kilgore:

Welcome to the KC Testing Center!  Please contact the Testing Center at least a day in advance to schedule an appointment. Contact us by email at testing@kilgore.edu or by phone at (903) 983-8215.

TESTING ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS LINK


Mission Statement:

The Kilgore College Testing Center located on the Kilgore campus is dedicated to assisting students in meeting their educational and career goals by providing convenient, high quality testing services to our students and the community and adheres to the NCTA (National College Testing Association) Professional Standards and guidelines.


Location:

Second floor of the Devall Student Center on the Kilgore campus.


Testing Center Hours:

  • Mondays-Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Not all exams are available between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (See exam schedule for specific dates and times.)
  • Fridays from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  Not all exams are available on Fridays (See exam schedule for specific dates and times.)
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Special Note: All testing is by appointment only and exams must be completed 15 minutes prior to closing time.

Testing Center - Kilgore

Available Tests, Test Dates and Registration Forms

Please select a test below for more info:


ACCUPLACER ESL

The ACCUPLACER ESL exam is offered on the Kilgore campus Monday through Thursday at 11 a.m. by appointment only (except during late registration and finals periods).


ACT:

The ACT is only offered on the Kilgore campus on select dates. Please visit the links below for available test dates and registration.

  • ACT (no writing) - $60
  • ACT (writing) - $80
  • Standby (In addition to No-Writing or Plus Writing fee) - $56
  • Students must register for the exam online at www.actstudent.org.

ACT TESTING INFO


ACT WorkKeys

The ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC®) is an assessment-based credential issued at four levels; Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The NCRC measures and certifies the essential work skills needed for success in jobs across industries and occupations.

Registration Procedures:

1. Pay the non-refundable testing fee to the KC Cashier’s Office on the Kilgore campus prior to scheduling a testing appointment.

  • Candidates needing the Basic WorkKeys package (Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents and Applied Technology) pay $65 plus $15 for any additional tests
  • Candidates needing the WorkKeys NCRC package (Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents) pay $50 plus $15 for any additional tests.
  • Candidates pay $15 for each test (Partial testing)

2. Only cash, Debit/Credit cards and money orders are accepted. Payments can be made by phone to the Cashier’s office by dialing (903) 983-8108 or by visiting the Cashier’s office in person.

3. Submit registration form and receipt from KC’s Cashier office to the testing center at least 24 hours prior to the desired test date to schedule an appointment for testing.


ATI TEAS:

The TEAS exam is available for students applying to a health science program.

  • The cost of the exam is $85 each time the test is taken.
  • For specific application requirements, including retest policies, please contact your local program office.
  • ATI TEAS Prep Products are available at  https://atitesting.com/teas-prep.


CLEP:

Want college-credit without classroom instruction? Take the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests and shorten your path to a college degree. Visit the CLEP schedule or official CLEP website for more details.

CLEP Testing Schedule & Policies


Computer Competency Test Registration:

The exam is available: Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Fridays between the hours of 8 a.m. and Noon, by appointment (except during late registration and finals periods).

Who should take the test?

Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Arts in Teaching students at Kilgore College must demonstrate computer competency in one of two ways:

  1. Pass BCIS 1305.
  2. Achieve a score of 70 or higher on the KC Computer Competency Test. The test consists of both computer concepts and application usage.

Registration Procedures:

  • Pay the non-refundable $35 fee to the Cashier’s office at the Kilgore campus. Payments can be made in person with cash, money order or credit/debit card or by phone at 903-983-8108 with credit/debit card.
  • Submit registration form and receipt number from KC’s Cashier office to the testing center at least 24 hours prior to the desired test date to schedule an appointment for testing. You must pay testing fee prior to scheduling an appointment.
  • Candidates must arrive on test day with an unexpired photo ID and KC student ID number.

General Information:

  • Walk-in testing is not allowed.
  • The exam is untimed but should not take more than two hours to complete.
  • Students will be provided with a copy of their results immediately after testing.
  • The exam is available at both the Kilgore and Longview campuses. (This schedule is for the Kilgore campus only).

Retesting Policy:

  • A student who scores less than 70 may retest once after two weeks for an additional $35 testing fee.

Proctoring Services for Non-KC Exams:

Scheduling Procedures: (Complete steps in order)

  1. Complete and submit the Proctor Request form at least one week prior to your test deadline or desired test date. Test Proctor Request Form (pdf)
  2. Confirm that the Testing Center has received your test material and instructions.
  3. Pay $30 per test for each exam to be proctored through the testing center. 
  4. Review the list of Prohibited Items (pdf)
  5. Schedule and appointment by phone at (903) 983-8215 or online at https://calendly.com/testing-83.

Testing guidelines for non-KC exams:

  • All testing is by appointment only.
  • All appointments need to be made 24 hrs. in advance NO Exceptions
  • Testing is not available on weekends.
  • A student cannot schedule an appointment until the Testing Center receive tests from the instructor.
  • Students arriving more than 10 minutes late from their appointment will need to reschedule for another day.
  • Students are responsible for keeping up with test dates and for contacting instructors with questions.
  • Unexpired photo ID is required for all testing.
  • Students will only be allowed to enter testing labs with items specified by instructor.
  • Children and other visitors are NOT ALLOWED to wait in the testing area.
  • Food, drink and tobacco products are not permitted in testing labs.
  • A $30 fee is assessed per exam for all courses not originating from KC.

Testing guidelines for correspondence students:

  • All appointments should be made 24 hrs. in advance
  • Proctoring services are not available on weekends, holidays for during registration periods.
  • Appointments should not be made until exam material is received by the Testing Center.
  • Students arriving more than 10 minutes late from their appointment will need to reschedule for another day.
  • Students are responsible for keeping up with test dates and for contacting instructors with questions.
  • Unexpired photo ID is required for all testing
  • Only items specified by instructor/agency will be allowed.
  • Children and other visitors are NOT ALLOWED to wait in the testing area.
  • Food, drink and tobacco products are not permitted in testing labs.

TX Certificate of High School Equivalency Exam (TxCHSE GED)

NOTE: The passing score for each TxCHSE (GED) subject area is 145. This means if a student achieves a score of 145 or higher, they have passed that subject area.

Candidates must register in one of the following ways:

  1. Through the Pearson VUE call center at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433)
  2. Through www.ged.com
  3. At the testing center

The cost is $36.25 per test or $145 for all tests however; the entire test cannot be taken on the Kilgore campus in one day.

  • Test on Mondays and Tuesdays (depending on availability) between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • GED Testing Service Website
  • Certificate Search (Candidates must visit this site to obtain copies of their GED credential. This is not provided by the testing center.)

GED Spring 2020 Schedule & Procedures

TxCHSE Online Preparation Classes Information


PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) Exam:

  • Cost: $129
  • PTCB candidates can register and schedule by:
  • The test is on Mondays and Tuesdays (depending on availability) between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The call center is available at 1-866-902-0593 (toll free) Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.

PTCB Spring 2020 Schedule & Procedures


SAT:

The SAT is only offered on the Kilgore campus on select dates. Please visit the links below for available test dates and registration.

  • SAT (no essay) - $52
  • SAT (with essay) - $68
  • SAT Subject tests - $22 (per registration) 
  • Language with Listening Tests - $26 (per test) 
  • Waitlist (Standby) Testing: $53
  • Students must register for the exam online at sat.collegeboard.org.

SAT INFO FOR 2020-2021


Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Online Exam:

Available by appointment only Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Fridays between 9 a.m. and Noon.

Peace officers in possession of a firearm:

  • To ensure compliance with Texas Penal Code § 46.15, Peace Officers with firearms are asked to readily identify and provide the identification card issued by their respective law enforcement agency or government entity (as designated in Texas Government Code § 614.122).

Registration procedures:

  1. Register and pay for exams online with TCFP.
  2. Pay the $30 proctoring fee to the Cashier’s office on the Kilgore campus prior to scheduling a testing appointment. 
  3. Only cash, Debit/Credit cards and money orders are accepted. Payments can be made by  phone to the Cashier’s office by dialing (903) 983-8108.
  4. Schedule an appointment with the Testing Center at least 24 hours prior to the test date online or by calling at 903-983-8215 or emailing the Kilgore testing center at testing@kilgore.edu

What to bring on test day:

  • Candidates must provide an unexpired government-issued photo ID on test day.
  • Candidates taking the online exam must also provide an unexpired, printed copy of the Online Exam Eligibility form.  Both the candidate’s name and DOB must match on both the Online Exam Eligibility form and the government-issued photo ID.
  • Candidates must bring a copy of the Cashier’s receipt.

After the exam:

  • After testing is complete, candidates may view their results through their FIDO account.
  • Results are posted to the candidate’s account within 24 hours after the exam is completed.
  • Candidates should contact the TCFP regarding retesting procedures.

TSI Assessment:

SPECIAL NOTE: Vouchers will not be issued or accepted during college holidays, late registration or heavy testing periods such as finals week.

TSI Assessment tests are scheduled Monday through Thursday at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 8:30 a.m. by appointment only.

You must complete the following steps in order to schedule a testing appointment:

  1. Submit an admissions application at least one week prior to scheduling an appointment
  2. Submit transcripts/test scores to Registrar's Office prior to scheduling an appointment
  3. If you have questions regarding your TSI status or which sections of the TSI Assessment you are required to take, you must contact the Registrar’s Office prior to scheduling your testing appointment.
  4. Complete the PAA (Pre-Assessment Activity) available at https://www.tsipreview.com/welcome/KilgoreCollege
  5. Pay $40 (full test) or $20 (partial test) to the KC Cashier's Office by cash, debit/credit card or money order. Partial testing consists of two or fewer sections of the TSI Assessment.
  6. Provide a receipt from KC Cashier’s Office and KC’s Pre-Assessment to the Testing Center.

KC TSI Pre-Assessment Activity

TSI Report Portal Link
(NOTE: After clicking the above link, students must enter their KC student ID number in order to retrieve TSI test scores.)


Special Accommodations:

It is the policy of Kilgore College to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities. The college will adhere to all applicable Federal and State laws, regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required, to afford equal educational opportunities. It is the student's responsibility to contact the Disability Services Office on the second floor of the Devall Student Center room 248 on the Kilgore Campus in person or by phone at (903) 983-8682 in a timely manner to arrange accommodations.  It is the student’s responsibility to follow all testing policies including registration procedures for all exams for which accommodations are requested.

The Testing Center will not schedule your exam without first receiving proof of payment and a copy of the Special Accommodations Request Form. The Accommodations Request Form is available from the Disability Services office.

Kilgore College seeks to provide equal educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

Testing Center on the Longview Campus

Kilgore College also has a testing center in Longview.  Visit the KC-Longview Testing Center.

For information about Testing Services in Kilgore:

Testing Services - Kilgore Campus
Phone:
(903) 983-8215
Office:
Devall Student Center (DEVAL), 2nd Floor
Fax:
(903) 988-3707