The Testing Center

For information about testing at the Rolla campus, click here.

Our Mission

The mission of the East Central College Testing Center is to be a leading provider of collegiate and community testing services by maintaining a secure facility, skilled and courteous employees, and a positive working relationship with students, faculty, and the public. The Testing Center adheres to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Prior to taking your exam, please familiarize yourself with the following:

Testing Center Rules

Testing Center Prohibited Items and Activities

PLEASE NOTE, starting January 2, 2020, East Central College will charge a proctoring fee to all students, except for students currently enrolled at University of Missouri-St. Louis*, Central Methodist University, or East Central College. Contact the testing center of your choice for more information.

*Student must show proof of residency in Franklin County, St. Louis County, or St. Louis City for the fee to be waived.

To flatten the COVID-19 curve, all testing for Pearson VUE, CLEP, DSST, and Proctored Exams have been cancelled starting Monday, March 30, 2020 until further notice.

MoGEA, HiSET, and HESI exams will be offering at a reduced capacity starting March 30, 2020 until further notice.

ECC students must contact the testing center to make an appointment to take an exam.

Spring 2020 Hours
January 21-May 7

Monday – Thursday:  7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday:  7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday:  Closed

The last exam is given out one hour before closing every day, no exceptions.

Planned Exceptions to Operating Hours

January 20

March 7
8 am-1 pm

March 22-April 5

April 10

May 9
8 am-1 pm

Placement Test Preparation

Make the right move by saving yourself time and money! Before taking ECC’s placement test, meet with a Learning Center Specialist to refresh your skills. Contact the Learning Center at 636-584-6688 for more information.

Don’t forget to check out Accuplacer’s Student Portal for more study material and to print your score reports!

We also administer the following exams

How to Find Us

The Testing Center is located on the ground floor of Buesher Hall (building #4 on campus maps), between the Learning Center and the Library.  Stop by the check-in desk, or call or email with questions or concerns.  You can reach us by phone at (636) 584-6550 or (636) 584-6124, and by email at  We look forward to assisting you with your testing needs.