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Coronavirus Update

Important Dates
Registration for Summer and Fall classes is now open
Priority Decision Date for Financial Aid applications is June 4
Facilities open June 1 to only designated employees and students whose courses have not been fully converted to online delivery
LSC Services Resources continue to be provided online

Emergency Assistance Now Available
CARES Act Emergency Financial Grants available to students to help cover expenses related to disruptions due to COVID-19.
Apply now for CARES Act assistance.

Cypress Testing Center

Students taking a test

PLEASE READ for updated COVID-19 Testing Procedures

Updated May 14, 2020

When our campus re-opens (date to be determined), all exams will require appointments. We will not offer any exams on a walk-in basis. You will use the “schedule an appointment” link to make an exam appointment. You won’t see any available dates until we are officially back on campus, so please continue to check our website for additional updates.

NOTE: some exams are now being offered virtually and do not require that you wait until we return to campus. You can begin making virtual appointments for these exams. Refer to the chart below for specific details. Exams with virtual proctoring options will incur an additional proctoring fee paid to the 3rd party company. If you are unable to pay the additional fee, you can wait for testing to resume when we return to campus. 

Exam Type with Remote Testing Options (Virtual)

Instructions on how to schedule

Anticipated Start Date

Placement Testing (TSI, Accuplacer Math, and Accuplacer ESL)

PLEASE SEE ADMISSIONS OR ADVISING FIRST to ensure you need to test. Many students may be exempt from testing and you need to find that out BEFORE submitting the form to us.

 

Go to the Placement Testing website for details and to retrieve the Remote Testing Request Form: http://www.lonestar.edu/placement-testing-info.htm

April 17, 2020

Placement Testing for Dual Credit Students

Reach out to your High School Counselor to request Remote Testing.

http://www.lonestar.edu/cyfairdualcredit.htm

Home and Private School Students, reach out to the Home School Advisor to request Remote Testing: 

Email:  CF-DCHomeschool@Lonestar.edu

Website: https://www.lonestar.edu/homeschooldualcredit.htm

April 20, 2020

HESI

Go to the Nursing Department’s website for details on how to schedule with the virtual proctors: https://www.lonestar.edu/nursing-requirements.htm 

April 21, 2020

PSB

Virtual testing will take place directly with the 3rd party company, PSB/Pearson VUE.

Payment will be made directly to the virtual testing company, not LSC. The cost will be $85.

To pre-register for the test, send an email including your full name, LSC ID number, and Program Name to cyfair.testingcenter@lonestar.edu. 

PSB/Pearson VUE will email you directly with your next steps. 

May 18, 2020

Avant

Review the Avant Technology Guide to make sure your PC/Laptop meets the technology requirements.

https://avantassessment.com/remote-testing/technology-guide-for-remote-testing
 

Go to the Marketplace site to pay for the exam. The cost is $25.

Forward your receipt to the Testing Center via email: cyfair.testingcenter@lonestar.edu.

The Testing Center will respond within 2 business days with a link and instructions on how to schedule with the Remote Proctoring company. NOTE: the company will charge a $25 proctor fee which is separate from the exam fee paid to LSC.

April 27, 2020

 

The Exams listed below will be suspended until the Fall semester. We anticipate that when we re-open, testing will be on a limited basis. 

The Exams below do not currently have any virtual options. If anything changes, the chart will be updated.

Exam Type Without Virtual Options

Vendor and/or Departmental Website for more information

Anticipated Resume Date 

CLEP

https://clep.collegeboard.org/coronavirus-updates

Fall 2020

THEA

http://www.thea.nesinc.com/

Fall 2020

TABE

http://www.lonestar.edu/adult-education.htm

Fall 2020

GED/Pearson VUE

https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers.aspx

Fall 2020

Correspondence Exams (exams for other institutions)

Contact your institution for other options

Fall 2020

If you have specific testing questions not covered above, please contact us cypress.testing@lonestar.edu. Email is the preferred contact currently.

 

 

 

Cypress Testing Center Information 

The Assessment Center at LSC-Cypress Center is located in Room 114. We provide a variety of testing services for students, faculty and the community. For more information about which exams we administer, click on the "Available Exams" link on the navigation bar on the left side of the screen. 

Most exams are now offerered by appointment only. The only exams that walk-ins will be allowed are Academic and Placement exams for students attending or applying to Lone Star College.

To schedule an appointment at the Cypress Center Location, see the "Schedule an Appointment" link on the navigation bar on the left side of the screen or go directly to our RegisterBlast page at  https://www.registerblast.com/lsc-cypresscenter/Exam/List

You will also have the option of scheduling an appointment at our main campus, CyFair. Use the CyFair Assessment Center on the right to schedule at that location. 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • No testing will begin within one hour of closing. The last hour is reserved for closing out exams that are already in progress
  • It is the Examinee’s responsibility to arrive early enough before closing time to finish an exam.
  • In order to protect the integrity of exams, photo identification is required. If you lose your student ID, you may purchase a replacement card for $10. You can also present your Driver's License.
  • All testing fees must be paid before testing at the payment counter or online. Use the "Pay for Your Exam" link on the right side of this page to make a payment online. Please present receipt.
  • Please do not bring children; they cannot be accommodated or left unattended while testing. 

Testing Accommodations

Students with disabilities who have been approved for testing accommodations can take their exam in the Lone Star College-Cypress Testing Center. 

For more information about specific accommodations at Lone Star College, visit the LSC-Cypress Center Disability Services website.

 

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