Testing Services

In light of Governor Kemp's declaration of a state of emergency and guidance from the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State University has currently suspended all on site instruction and testing. Although our physical offices will be closed, Testing Services can still be reached during regular business hours at .

Please refer to the FAQs below for exam, scheduling, and contact information:

Update**- As of 3/23/2020, Requirements for the REE have been waived for the remainder of the semester. If you were registered for the REE or intended to take the REE, please submit your application to the program if you have not done so already. We are still awaiting approval for refunds and information will be dispersed as it becomes available. If you have any questions regarding this update,please send us an email.

Update - 3/30/2020

I need to take an exam but I'm not sure what next steps to take. What do I do next?

Please visit the individual pages for updates on specific exams such as Accuplacer, Math Placement Exam (MPE), GA/US Constitution or GA/US History Class Credit Exams, GACE, CLEP,and DSST.

1. I have an exam scheduled in MARCH at an MGA Testing Center. Do I need to reschedule?

At this time, any students with exam registrations in the month of March are being postponed. You will receive direct contact regarding March scheduling from the MGA Testing Center at the email address you used for exam registration.

2. I have an exam scheduled in APRIL or MAY at an MGA Testing Center. Do I need to reschedule?

Information regarding April and May scheduling will be available as soon as possible. Continue to monitor the email address you used for exam registration.

3. It says my MARCH exam will be canceled above, but I haven't received any communication.

Check which email you used for registration and ensure you're monitoring the correct inbox. Check your Spam or Junk folder. If you still do not find information regarding your March exam, please email for more information.

4. My canceled exam is required for graduation THIS SEMESTER, what do I do?

If you require an exam for graduation in Spring of 2020, please email with your situation and information. These instances will be handled on a case by case basis to ensure we help our students stay on track for graduation.

5. Will I have to pay again or be penalized for rescheduling my exam?

No. Any student may reschedule an exam at this time without penalty or additional payment.

6. I had an eCore exam scheduled this semester, but eCore just announced cancellations and directed me to the Testing Center for a refund. What do I do next?

The MGA Testing Center is workingdirectly with RegisterBlast to formulate a plan for eCore refunds. We hope to have a policy around this issue by Wednesday 3/18. Continue to monitor the email address you used for registration.

7. I was scheduled to take a vendor exam at an MGA Testing Center (GACE, CLEP, DSST, TEAS) that has been canceled or postponed. When will I be able to reschedule?

Efforts are currently underway to develop a plan for MGA Testing. At this point, we do not know when normal operations will resume. Please be patient and monitor your email regularly for information regarding rescheduling.

8. I was scheduled to take an Accuplacer exam that has been canceled or postponed. What should I do now?

If you are taking the Accuplacer for university admission or to exempt Learning Support classes during the SUMMER 2020 semester, please contact with your situation and information. We will handle those exams on a case by case basis to ensure our students can be continue to progress.

If you are taking the Accuplacer for any semester AFTER Summer 2020, please monitor your email for further instructions about rescheduling your exam this Summer or Fall.

9. Who should I contact if I have questions about my exam, registration, or payment?

Testing Services is still available during business hours at .
Monday-Thursday 8:00am -5:30pm
Friday 8:00am -12:00pm

10. I sent an email to Testing Services but I haven't heard back yet. What should I do?

Please be patient and allow 1-2 business days for responses to emails regarding exams outside of the current week. We are responding to a higher than normal amount of requests, but we understand that there are many concerns from our testing community about exams and scheduling. I can assure you that we are working as diligently and quickly as possible to reach out to all of our students that have exams scheduled or have expressed concerns.

11. I tried to sign up for an exam on the MGA Testing website, but it won't allow me to register.

Currently, all registrations for exams have been put on hold. As soon as the university releases information regarding a return to normal operations, test registration will also resume.

12. I'm an accommodated student at MGA. What should I do about testing?

Testing Services and Accessibility Services are working diligently to formulate a plan to accommodate our MGA students. Please monitor your MGA email address and contact if you have questions in the meantime.

13. Where should I check for updated information regarding COVID-19 at Middle Georgia State University?

Please check the MGAWebsite (www.mga.edu) and your MGA email if you are a student.


HOURS

Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summer Semester
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday Closed

GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION 

All test takers must have a current valid picture ID in order to test.

Acceptable IDs include:

  • Passport
  • State ID
  • State Driver’s License
  • Military ID
  • Tribal ID
  • Permanent Resident Card

High School ID accepted for current high students only.

YOUR MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY ID ALONE IS NOT ACCEPTED FOR TESTING. 

TESTING POLICIES 

Only test takers are permitted in the testing area. Testing Services reserves the right to refuse test administration to an individual if unsupervised children are present.

Late test takers will not be permitted to begin the exam unless there is sufficient time as indicated by the Test Administrator.

Items prohibited in Testing Services’ Testing Center include cell phones, E-books and other electronic devices. Also prohibited are watches, hoods, hats, sunglasses, drinks, and food/chewing gum/mints.

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY 

Testing Services at MGA defines academic dishonesty as (1) giving or receiving unauthorized assistance of any kind, (2) using any unauthorized aids (cell phones, books, website's, calculator watches, smart watches, electronic devices, etc.), (3) attempting to take an exam for someone else, (4) failing to follow examination rules/regulations and instructions of Testing Center staff, and/or (5) attempting to remove questions, responses, or notes from the Testing Center.

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