Student Resources

Testing Center

The Testing Center provides ACT Compass, CLEP College Level Examination Program, and Graduate Exit Exams. Other services include Web and Regents Online Degree Program, departmental testing (individual student make-up exam), and proctored testing.

Students must allow themselves enough time to complete their exam by close. Students are required to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing. Students arriving after this cut off time will not be allowed to test. Please review the Testing Center Guidelines

Student Services Center, Room S-217 on the Main Campus (map)

Contact Us
Phone: 615-353-3564 or 615-353-3565 • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

No Compass testing during final exams

No ACT Compass testing will be given during final exams.

  • Final Exams: May 7–8
    Compass resumes Friday, May 9, 8am–2pm

***Main Campus Only*** Important Information—Testing Appointments

The information below is for Nashville State’s Main Campus Testing Center only. For satellite campus testing information, please visit your specific campus and click on Testing Hours.

  • Click here to make your appointment.
  • Appointment required 2 days in advance for:
    • CLEP
    • Graduation Exit Exam
    • Independent Study (Other Institution)
    • NSCC Web Online (Saturday appointment required,
      Monday–Friday walk-in)
    • RODP
    • ADA Proctoring (Room Reservation)
      Reservations made through Disability Services
    • All Saturday testing
    • Kaplan Nursing
  • No appointment necessary:

    • ADA walk-in (with approval from Disability Services)
    • COMPASS placement
    • NSCC Web Online (Monday–Friday walk-in,
      Saturday appointment required)
    • NSCC Departmental Makeup (Monday–Friday only)

Spring 2014 Testing Center Hours

In-between semester hours (Jan 2-26):
  • Mon–Fri: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Regular semester hours (Jan 27-May 9):
  • Mon–Thurs: 8:00 AM–7:30 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM–2:00 PM (by appointment only)
Dates the Testing Center is CLOSED or close at 4:30 PM:
  • Mon, Jan 1: CLOSED
  • Sat, Jan 4: CLOSED
  • Sat, Jan 11: CLOSED
  • Sat, Jan 18: CLOSED
  • Mon, Jan 20: CLOSED
  • Sat, Jan 25: CLOSED
  • Sat, Mar 8: CLOSED
  • Mon, Mar 10–Fri, Mar 14 (Spring Break): Close at 4:30pm
  • Sat, Mar 15: CLOSED
  • Thurs, Apr 17: Close at 4:30pm
  • Fri, Apr 18: CLOSED
  • Sat, Apr 19: CLOSED

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