The Testing Center offers free proctoring services to all Anne Arundel Community College students. Proctoring services are available at all three of our locations, Arnold, Arundel Mills, and the Glen Burnie Town Center. We also proctoring services for students that need to complete exams for other institutions.
The Testing Office assist instructors in offering proctoring services for students whom need to make up an exam. Please review your course syllabus or contact your instructor for their specific make-up policies. If your instructor allows you to take your exam in the Testing Center, we will follow your instructors directions in regards to administering your exam.
Students that require ADA accommodations during testing need to contact the Disability Support Services office (DSS) at 410-777-2306. The DSS office will be able to assist you with assessing your needs and filling out the appropriate paper work. For more information please visit DSS website.
Distance Learning Testing
If you are currently enrolled in an Online or Hybrid Course, exams may need to be proctored in the testing center. Note: Not all instructors send their exams to the testing center for administration. Students must read their syllabi to determine exam procedures for their course.
*Distance Learning Students that are not living near an AACC Testing Center and need to complete an exam, may request permission from their professor to complete their exam at an approved testing center. Please visit the National College Testing Association's website to find an approved test center.
Other School Test Proctoring
The testing center offers students from other institutions the ability to have their exams proctored. Please review our testing fee schedule PDF for other school testing.
Steps to take an OST at AACC:
- Contact your instructor or distance learning office.
- Tell your instructor or distance learning office which site you are requesting:
- Arnold Campus, 101 College Parkway Sun 240, Arnold, MD 21012 or
- Arundel Mills Campus, 7009 Arundel Mills Circle Room 112, Hanover, MD 21076
Have the instructor or distance learning office send the exam and or online instructions to your designated testing location.
Please verify that the AACC Testing Office has received the exam before arriving.
On the day of the exam:
- You should arrive with enough time to take the exam in the allotted time.
- You must provide picture ID and any other identification that your institution requires.
- Payment must be provided prior to the exam administration
NOTE: We do NOT give OST exams at Glen Burnie Town Center!
NOTE: If special software is required, AACC’s Help Desk requires up to 3 months notice.