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Click for COVID Safety, Reporting Information, including 6-foot social distancing requirement in all college buildings, mask and vaccination practices, and the process for student Return to Campus approvals. To support students with Fall registration and Spring Term applications, on-campus services are available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, with virtual options also still in place. See the Student Services Guide.

EFSC Remote (Virtual) and On-Campus Testing Options

New Online Scheduler in place for face-to-face testing appointments by Campus: details below

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern Florida State College continues to offer several testing options through remote, virtual platforms. As Campuses have reopened for in-person services, limited on-campus testing services are available for some exams. View the chart below for test availability (both on-campus and remote) plus information on how to make an appointment. In-person test appointments take place at the Cocoa, Melbourne, and Palm Bay EFSC Assessment Centers.

To participate in Remote Testing options, students must agree to all EFSC Remote Virtual Testing Polices. Students with a documented disability can view details on how to request accommodations and should allow extra time for that process.

Use the chart below for the latest information on which exams are currently available, both remotely and on campus, and follow the links for more information on how to register.

Placement testing options include:

• Remote ACCUPLACER via Examity with PC or laptop equiped with a webcam and microphone and reliable internet access. This option must be used for students desiring math placement higher than College Algebra. Request an ACCUPLACER exam.

• Limited on-campus PERT testing at the Cocoa, Melbourne and Palm Bay Campus Assessment Centers. Testing is done by appointment only, Mon. - Thurs., starting at 9 AM. The last appointment start time for the full PERT exam is 1:45 PM and appointments for single-subject PERT exams are being made up to 3 PM. Under EFSC safety protocols, as of May 19, 2021, masks are optional and not mandatory at EFSC due to new CDC guidance. You can bring a photo ID and car keys only (no wallets, purses, or cell phones). Lockers for securing personal items are not available. To schedule an on-campus appointment for a face-to-face PERT testing appointment, use the RegisterBlast online system and any test fee due and a handling fee will be assessed at the time the test appointment is made. RegisterBlast is available for self-service scheduling by Campus, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will display all available seats for scheduling. Students will have the ability to cancel their test appointment or reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of test appointment.

Requests for Retest via the RegisterBlast system will be screened by test center staff to ensure the appropriate subjects are selected and fees will only be assessed where due. Click here to review EFSC’s Retest Policy. Requests to schedule retests may require up to 3 business days for the Testing and Assessment Staff to provide the appropriate Access Code needed to schedule the retest appointment so check the email used when requesting the retest. All required test fees will be paid via RegisterBlast with a credit card and a small handling fee at the time the test is scheduled. Refunds for No Shows will not be refunded.

Due to the high demand for testing and limited seating capacity in the Assessment Centers, students should consider taking the ACCUPLACER test virtually with Examity if they desire an earlier test appointment.

If you have questions email testingassessment@easternflorida.edu

Test Name
Remote Option?
On-Campus Option?
More Info/On-Campus Appointments (Click link when available)
ACCUPLACER College Credit Placement Test (PERT equivalent) Yes. Examity (Fee) No Request ACCUPLACER Exam
Dual Enrollment Placement: Public or Private School Student Yes. ACCUPLACER (Fee) Yes. PERT (Free unless retest) New dual enrollment students will need to qualify by submitting college ready scores from an approved placement exam that are less than 2 years old or qualify for advanced math with placement testing. Two options: remote ACCUPLACER for a fee; limited face-to-face PERT appointments at Cocoa, Melbourne or Palm Bay (See RegisterBlast Appointment Scheduler Information).

Dual Enrollment Placement: Home Education Student

Yes. ACCUPLACER (Fee) Yes. PERT (Free unless retest) New dual enrollment students need to qualify by submitting college ready scores from an approved placement exam that are less than 2 years old or qualify for advanced math with placement testing. Two options: remote using ACCUPLACER or limited face-to-face PERT test appointments at Cocoa, Melbourne or Palm Bay (See RegisterBlast info for appt).
PERT College Credit Placment Test No Yes Limited on-campus PERT sessions by appointment only at the Cocoa, Melbourne and Palm Bay Assessment Centers - Schedule Via RegisterBlast. Placement testing: View more PERT details.
Advanced Math Placement (AAF) Yes. Examity (Fee) Yes Limited on-campus AAF sessions by appointment only at the Cocoa, Melbourne and Palm Bay EFSC Assessment Centers. Also available remotely for $25 Examity fee for students who qualify with a high PERT or ACCUPLACER Math score. Call the campus Center to make appointment as testing is limited to those who qualify. View more AAF details.
Proctored EFSC Academic Exams Yes   Remote option via ProctorU or other remote platform per the instructor; Select Computer Labs offer access for EFSC students to use a computer for an online proctored exam.
Proctored EFSC Academic Exams for Students with Accommodations Yes Yes Students approved for testing accommodations by EFSC's SAIL team may work with their instructors to arrange in-person testing at an EFSC Assessment Center. Once advance arrangements are made, eligible students will schedule the appointment using the RegisterBlast system.
Proctored External Institution Exams No Yes In-person proctoring services are available at EFSC for exams from another institution, such as UCF. Proctoring service fees apply. View external exam details.
TABE No Yes View On-Campus TABE Testing By Appointment Only Information
TEAS Yes. Proctorio via ATI Yes Remote and On-Campus TEAS Info & Registration
BYU/Flats (Foreign Language Competency) No Yes On-Campus FLATS Exams By Appointment
Civic Literacy Yes   Awaiting Florida Dept. of Education approval.
Credit by Institutional Exam (CBIE) No Yes On-Campus CBIE Information
CLEP or DSST Exams No Yes On-Campus CLEP / DSST Information
Industry Certification Yes: Certiport, Cisco, CompTIA, MSSC, NATE Yes Remote & On-Campus by Appointment Certification details
Industry Certification (ASE and PROV) No Yes On-Campus ASE & Prov Appointment Information