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Cypress Testing Center

 

Students taking a testNOTE: The Cypress Testing Center is administering exams by appointment only. Please refer to the chart below for instructions on how to schedule appointments for each exam type. NO walk-in testing will be allowed. Appointments are required!

Use the "Schedule an Appointment" link to make an appointment. For Pearson VUE exams, you will need to schedule directly through the Pearson VUE website.

The Testing Center at Cypress Center is located in room 114.

Phone: 832-920-5014 E-mailcypress.testing@lonestar.edu 

NOTE: Use the chart below for more details on specific exams. There may be items you need to complete prior to test day.  

Exams with virtual proctoring options will incur an additional proctoring fee paid directly to the 3rd party company, not Lone Star College. 

Exam

In Person? Virtual?

Instructions on how to schedule

Academic/Instructional Exams for Lone Star College Online/Hybrid Courses YES (limited to 2 per course, per semester) Contact Instructor for options

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times.

Make-up exams do not count against the 2-exam max per online/hybrid course. 

Testing for in person classes is limited to students with testing accommodations and approved make-up exams for select students. 

AVANT YES YES

In person: use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times.

Virtual:

External Schools Correspondence Exams and TSIA2 Exams (non-Lone Star College Students) YES Contact your institution

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. Select "External Schools" for your Exam Type.

NOTE: You must contact your school BEFORE making an appointment to send us the exam information for academic exams or to send us a Remote voucher for placement exams. Exams should be sent to cypress.testing@lonestar.edu.

Our proctoring fee is $25 per exam. Pay for the exam through Marketplace or in person on the day of the exam.

HESI YES NO

The cost is $58 and will be paid directly to Elsevier/HESI. Fill out the HESI Testing Request Form to get started. Once you submit the form, we will send you the payment details.  

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

See the "HESI Testing" page for more details.

See the Nursing Department's website for application deadlines and other program requirements: https://www.lonestar.edu/nursing-dept.htm#LSC-CyFair_Nursing_Department.  

Pearson VUE/GED YES Varies by exam, see the Pearson VUE site

In Person: schedule directly through Pearson VUE: https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers.aspx 

Virtual: inquire directly through Pearson VUE: https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers.aspx

Placement Testing for Lone Star College Students

(TSIA2, Accuplacer Math, and Accuplacer ESL)

YES YES

In person:

Virtual:

  • Please click here to submit a request for placement testing. 
  • 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. Check your exemptions on the TSI Exemptions and Waivers site. 
  • Complete the Mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity through the Accuplacer Practice App.
  • Pay for the exam through Marketplace
  • Wait for an email from the Cypress Testing Center and Accuplacer with a testing voucher number along with instructions for scheduling your remote exam. 

Placement Testing for Dual Credit Students

YES YES

In person (Cy-Fair ISD Students only):

Virtual (Cy-Fair ISD Students only):

  • First Time Testers:
    • See your High School Counselor to request testing. NOTE: your Counselor will submit a request on your behalf. There is nothing for you to submit. ?????http://www.lonestar.edu/cyfairdualcredit.htm 
    • Complete the Mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity through the Accuplacer Practice App.
    • Wait for an email from the Cypress Testing Center and Accuplacer with a testing voucher number along with instructions for scheduling your remote exam.
  • Re-Testers: 
    • Please click here to submit a request for dual credit placement testing.
    • Pay for the exam through Marketplace.
    • Wait for an email from the Cypress Testing Center and Accuplacer with a testing voucher number along with instructions for scheduling your remote exam. 

*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

TABE YES NO

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times.

NOTE: You must have a test referral from the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) department before you can test. Please see their site for contact information: http://www.lonestar.edu/adult-education.htm

TCFP

(Texas Commission on Fire Protection)

YES NO

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. Select "TCFP Exams" for your Exam Type.

Before scheduling an appointment, please submit your application and pay all invoices directly through your FIDO account: https://auth.tcfp.texas.gov/account/login.

If you have any questions on how to get started, please contact TCFP directly at testing@tcfp.texas.gov. You can also visit the TCFP website for more details: https://www.tcfp.texas.gov/services/sites/online.

Our proctoring fee is $25 per exam. Pay for the exam through Marketplace or in person on the day of the exam.

A valid (unexpired) government issued photo ID AND a valid (unexpired) ONLINE EXAM ELIGIBILITY FORM will be required on test day!

 

Testing Accommodations

For more information about specific accommodations at Lone Star College or to request accommodations, visit the VDAC site.

 

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