The Distance Learning Test Center, located in Keathley University Center (KUC), Room 107, provides exam services for MTSU graduating seniors and students taking distance learning courses including online, hybrid and TN eCampus courses. If a student is unable to attend his or her scheduled class exam due to extenuating circumstances, the exam may be taken in the Distance Learning Test Center at an alternate date and/or time. The Test Center operates on limited hours and is staffed only part time. Early scheduling is encouraged. Testing is by appointment only and photo identification is required. No cell phones will be permitted in the Test Center. A locker is available for personal items.
Refer to Course Syllabus for exam dates and times
(only students registered through MTSU) - If you are enrolled in a TN eCampus course through a different institution but want to take the exam at MTSU, please contact Testing Services at (615) 898-2863.
Fall 2016 TN eCampus Proctored Exams Dates
- Midterms: Friday, September 30 through Thursday, October 6
- Finals: Monday, December 3 through Wednesday, December 7
- Fall 2016 Testing Dates: Tuesday, September 6 through Thursday, September 29
DSST Exams (formerly DANTES)
The DSST is a credit-by examination process which gives students an opportunity to earn college credit for prior learning experience. All DSST exams are computer based with the exception of Principles of Public Speaking which is not offered at MTSU. For a list of offered exams, visit the DSST web site.
DSST test fees start at $80 dollars per test plus a proctoring fee of $30 per test. For additional details, visit our DSST exam web page. The $30 proctoring fee(s) will be collected at the MTSU market place.
The link to schedule an exam is on our DSST information page. Please read over all information before scheduling an appointment. Students who wish to have their test scores automatically sent to MTSU need to enter the college code, 8829, at the time of testing.
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
MOS exams certify proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.).
The link to schedule an exam is on our MOS information page. Please read over all information before scheduling an appointment.
Schedule Off-Campus Exam Request
Set up a mutually convenient date and time for you to take your exam. Off-campus students must complete the exam by noon on the day of the scheduled on-campus exam unless written permission is sent by the instructor to Sheila Copeland at Sheila.Copeland@mtsu.edu to take it after that time.
Please visit Parking Services, 1403 E. Main Street, to pick up your parking pass. Parking passes are not available online at this time. To receive a parking pass you will need valid photo identification, your M number, and your license plate number.
Directions to MTSU and a campus map can be found at the maps section of the MTSU website.
Students requiring special accommodations should be registered with Disabled Student Services (DSS) at MTSU. If you have already done so and will need accommodations at the Distance Learning Test Center, please contact the testing center at least one week ahead of your scheduled test date at (615) 898-2743 or email Sheila Copeland at Sheila.Copeland@mtsu.edu. The Distance Learning Test Center may not be able to accommodate every request. If not, students will be referred to DSS for an alternate testing location.