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Test Centre

Ensuring Your Success

The St. Lawrence College Test Centres provide tri-campus support for most testing needs. We provide a wide range of services to students in need of accommodations, admission assessments, resolved scheduling conflicts, missed tests, and external examinations.

Please Note: The Test Centre is intended to be used for missed test dates, accommodation writing and extenuating circumstances that did not allow for the student to write within the scheduled class time.

Exams for SLC Students 

No, St. Lawrence College students who are writing tests for their St. Lawrence College courses do not need to make formal appointments with the Test Centre. However, students must coordinate with their instructor in terms of their write date and time.

Photo ID is mandatory for students to be able to write in the Test Centre. Students should also bring the appropriate test supplies, such as pens, pencils, and erasers. Note that students will be given a list of resources/study aids from their instructors prior to their test.

In the Test Centre all students are held to the same standard of Academic Honesty that is set out in their course outlines and discussed at the beginning of each term. If issues/infractions arise (such as cheating) students will be not be able to complete their test and a formal note will be made to their instructor for further action.

Our test centres are closed until further notice. Please reach out to the contacts below if you have further questions.

  • Kingston Campus: The Test Centre is located on the second floor of the college in room 22120. We are directly beside the Student Association. Tri-campus room locations can be found at the bottom of our homepage under contact information.
  • Brockville Campus: The Test Centre is located on the second floor of the college in room 212.
  • Cornwall Campus: The Test Centre is located on first floor of the main building in room M1420.

When you arrive at the Test Centre, simply greet Test Centre staff and inform them of your instructor’s name along with your name (having your student card ready).

All completed tests/exams will be placed into your instructor’s outgoing file. Students are not required to return completed tests/exams. Instructors will pick up completed exams and deliver feedback in accordance to what they have discussed in class.

  • Kingston Campus: For students with specific accommodations, there is an alternative testing centre located in room 00480 on the basement floor. This is the Accessible Test Centre which requires formal appointments made by the student. The primary contact information for the Accessible Test Centre: ATCKingston@sl.on.ca or 613.544.5400, ext. 1194.
  • Brockville Campus: No, all testing related needs can be directed to our main Test Centre location room 212.
  • Cornwall Campus: No, all testing related needs can be directed to our main Test Centre location in room M1420.

* For students with specific accommodations in Brockville & Cornwall, please contact: testcentrebrockville@sl.on.ca or  testcentrecornwall@sl.on.ca.

Ontario Learn Students

The primary contact for OntarioLearn students may be reached at ontariolearn@sl.on.ca or 613.345.0660, ext. 3172.

All OntarioLearn students are given specific write dates for their finals. Note that OntarioLearn students will have up to the date that the OntarioLearn office provides them and should not be concerned if this conflicts with the range of dates given by their host college.

A $50.00 fee will be charged to St. Lawrence College students writing outside of the scheduled OntarioLearn exam dates.

Please contact your desired Test Centre location and schedule an appointment for your Ontario Learn exam. Upon booking, please be prepared to provide the following information: your name, host college, course code, course name, write date, and write time.

Once you have confirmed your appointment, Test Centre staff will direct you to contact ontariolearn@sl.on.ca in order to confirm you write date with OntarioLearn. SLC will then be able to forward a hard copy of your exam package to the appropriate Test Centre location.

Information for Faculty

The Test Centre is intended to only be used by students registered with Student Wellness & Accessibility for approved academic accommodations and by students making up tests with faculty approval. Students must inform faculty of their intention to write in the Test Centre.

  • Make-up and missed tests for fewer than 5 students per class*
  • Test Centre is not an alternate site for regular classroom tests
  • Test Centre is not to be used for reviewing or storing tests
  • The Test Centre is not responsible for printing, copying, or assembling tests or test materials and instructions.

* Consider Alternative Testing Methods: If an alternative can be used for missed/make-up testing please explore this option to relieve the congestion in the testing centre.

The Test Centre is required to meet the needs of students with Academic Accommodations. Due to space and staffing availability, faculty must coordinate exam scheduling with each Test Centre directly.

Brockville & Cornwall:

Faculty are responsible for emailing all test dates to the Test Centre at the beginning of each semester. This ensures that Test Centre staff are aware and prepared for students on testing dates. Faculty are also responsible for notifying the Test Centre of any date changes for testing.

Due to limited seats and computers, we require faculty notify the Test Centre at least one week in advance, or earlier, if possible, of a test that may meet any of the following criteria:

  • More than 10 students requiring the Test Centre at a specified time
  • More than 3 students requiring computer-based tests in the Test Centre
  • Total testing time may exceed the operating hours of the Test Centre

This will allow us to ensure staffing, overflow classroom bookings and extra computers are arranged.

Kingston Test Centre Contact: testcentrekingston@sl.on.ca

Test Centres provide a variety of testing services to internal and external clients. The Test Centre may help coordinate staffing for additional proctoring needs of academic departments in exceptional circumstances. Priority staffing is to meet the needs of students with academic accommodations. Requests for non-accommodated classroom proctoring should be made to the Test Centre at the beginning of each semester for consideration.

The Test Centres tri-campus follow consistent best practices for ensuring academic integrity. Test Centre Rules are enforced, in addition to specific faculty instructions and the SLC Academic Integrity Policy (Policy AC831, SLC Academic Policy Manual).

  • Specific Procedures for Faculty for each campus are located on the Intranet.

Test Centre Rules (What to Expect)

  • Students are monitored by Test Centre Staff for all forms of cheating and violations of the SLC Academic Integrity Policy. Cheating may lead to termination of the test and/or reporting of the violation to faculty.
  • Students are expected to comply with specific test instructions from faculty and any direction provided by Test Centre Staff.
  • No talking or disruptive noise is permitted in the Test Centre. Students may ask questions of Test Centre Staff only.
  • Students will be asked to provide a valid SLC Student Card or government-issued photo identification (Passport or Driver’s License/Photo Card).
  • Students should arrive at the Test Centre in time to register and complete the test before the Test Centre’s closing time. Students are responsible for monitoring test time limit.
  • Personal electronic devices are NOT permitted in the Test Centre. All devices must be turned OFF and placed in the designated storage area for the duration of the test. This include cell phones, tablets, USB flash drives, laptops, music/audio players, headsets, smart watches, or any device identified by Test Centre Staff.
  • Students are discouraged from bringing valuables and personal electronic devices to the Test Centre. Students will be asked to leave all belongings, valuables and electronic devices in the designated storage area for the duration of the test. The Test Centre is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Coats and outerwear such as scarves, shawls or ponchos, purses, backpacks and other personal belongings identified by Test Centre Staff are NOT permitted in the testing area.
  • Wristwatches (including Smart watches and fitness monitors) are not permitted to be worn in the testing area.
  • No food or beverages are permitted in the Test Centre. Students may bring water in clear, label-free bottles only.
  • Students should bring required supplies such as pencils, erasers, and pens.
  • Students may be permitted bathroom breaks during the test. Breaks will be monitored and reported to faculty.
  • The Test Centre is a Scent-Reduced Zone. Please avoid the use of heavily scented products such as perfume and cologne.
  • In case of emergency (fire alarm, lockdown) or inclement weather alerts, students are to follow instructions of the Test Centre Staff.

Students requiring academic accommodations and/or exceptions from any of the above should contact Student Wellness & Accessibility in advance of the scheduled test. Non-SLC Students will need to arrange accommodations through their home institution.

Failure to comply with direction from Test Centre Staff may result in termination of the test and/or reporting to faculty or administration in accordance with the SLC Academic Integrity Policy.

Accommodations and Accessibility

Need to request a test? Click here.

For additional time only accommodations students should use the main Test Centre on campus in room 22120. Students in need of other specific accommodations and accessibility for tests/exams should contact Hollee Harris in the Learning Coach Test Centre in order to schedule an appointment and discuss their options in respect to their accommodations letter.

Accessible Test Centre:
Room #00480
ATCKingston@sl.on.ca or 613.544.5400 ext. 1194.

Students in need of specific accommodations and accessibility for tests/exams should contact Tammy Hall, our Test Centre Clerk for the Brockville campus.

Contact:
testcentrebrockville@sl.on.ca
613.345.0660 ext. 3129.
Students may also wish to contact their on-campus Student Success Facilitator, as well as Student Wellness & Accessibility, for additional resources.

Students in need of specific accommodations and accessibility for tests/exams should contact Lynn Charron, our Test Centre Clerk for the Cornwall campus.

Contact:
testcentrecornwall@sl.on.ca
613.933.6080 ext. 2202
Students may also wish to contact their on-campus Student Success Facilitator, as well as Wellness & Accessibility, for additional resources

Exams for External Clients

St. Lawrence College Test Centre offers proctoring services to students writing examinations for external colleges, universities, or government agencies. It is important for students to note that their registered institution will have a proctor request procedure in place. This will require the student to ensure that St. Lawrence College is a recognized test centre and is approved for their testing needs. * Please note that it is the student’s responsibility to meet the needs of the proctor information that is required from their registered institution.

To fill in the required proctor information, please contact your desired campus by phone or e-mail in order to complete your request (note that most request forms will require a proctor signature.

Students who are writing for an external institution are subject to the following proctoring fee: a $75.00 flat fee per exam.

Depending on the college/university supplying the exam, students may be responsible for covering the cost of the proctor. Please check in with your registered college/university in order to determine who is responsible for the payment.

It is recommended that students also inquire about the possibility of a postage fee. If their registered college/university does not provide pre-paid return postage, students may be subject to a $12.00 courier fee (or $50.00 for International courier) at the completion of their exam.

Students on the Kingston campus who are looking to write an examination for the Apprenticeship & Trade Exemption office may register for their examination through Kourtney Dunlop in the School of Skilled Trades & Tourism. Kourtney may be reached at 613.544.5400 ext. 1373 or kdunlop@sl.on.ca.

Once you have registered for your exemption test, please contact Test Centre staff in order to book an appointment. Students may book their appointments by e-mail testcentrekingston@sl.on.ca or by phone 613.544.5400 ext. 1236.

Those students who are writing certification examinations through TSSA (Technical Standards & Safety Authority) on the Kingston campus must register through Debbie Baker in the School of Online and Continuing Education. Debbie may be reached at 613.544.5400 ext. 1670 or DBaker@sl.on.ca. Students should note that TSSA examinations must be ordered at least two weeks prior to their desired write date. Students will also be subject to two separate testing fees (TSSA registration/testing fee as well as the Test Centre proctor fee).

Note: For students writing at the Cornwall campus, please contact Melissa Longtin in the School of Online and Continuing Education. Melissa may be reached at 613.933.6080 ext. 2202.

Once TSSA exams are ordered, students must contact Test Centre staff at your desired location (Kingston, Brockville, Cornwall) by phone or e-mail to schedule your desired write date and time.

  • Kingston: Students in need of computer access for a computer-based examination may contact Michael Richards and request an appointment. Michael may be reached at testcentrekingston@sl.on.ca or 613.544.5400 ext. 1236.
  • Brockville: Students in need of computer access for a computer-based examination may contact Tammy Hall and request an appointment. Tammy may be reached at testcentrebrockville@sl.on.ca or 613.345.0660 ext. 3129.
  • Cornwall: Students in need of computer access for a computer-based examination may contact Lynn Charron and request an appointment. Lynn may be reached at testcentrecornwall@sl.on.ca or 613.933.6080 ext. 2206.

*Note: Please specify that you are writing a computer-based examination.

Academic Assessment Testing (CAAT D) 

CAAT D Assessments are designed to access the student’s current skill level in English and Math. It is used as a benchmark to allow Admissions to determine what level of College Preparation is needed for the student. It is also used to determine whether the student meets the required prerequisites prior to starting their program and whether any College Preparation courses are needed for entry. Students can expect to write their CAAT D Assessment in timed intervals. For instance, the English portion of the assessment is broken into four different categories, each given their own allotted time. Please note that the assessment is entirely multiple-choice and there will be no written answers required.

Please contact your Test Centre in order to book an appointment to write your CAAT D Assessment. Note that photo ID is required to write your assessment and a registration form will be completed upon arrival. Also, students should be aware of the $25.00 assessment fee to be paid before they begin.

The feedback for your CAAT D assessment will be delivered to you via e-mail within 5-10 business days. Staff from the College Preparation department or Admissions may also contact you via telephone (if e-mail contact is not provided). *Please note that your Test Centre does not provide results or feedback.

Hours of Operations

Our test centres are closed until further notice. Please reach out to the contacts below if you have further questions.

Contact Us

Test Centre Clerk: Mathew Smith
Test Centre Room 22120
613.544.5400, ext. 1236
Fax: 613.545.3936
testcentrekingston@sl.on.ca

Test Centre Clerk: Tammy Hall
Test Centre Room 212
613.345.0660, ext. 3129
Fax: 613.345.7871
testcentrebrockville@sl.on.ca

Test Centre Clerk: Lynn Charron
Test Centre Room M1420
External Testing Room M1432
613.933.6080, ext. 2139
Fax: 613.937.1524
testcentrecornwall@sl.on.ca

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