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Test Proctoring Services For Other Institutions

The ARC Assessment Center provides fee-based test proctoring services for tests outside of our college.  We only proctor paper/pencil and web-based exams for US Institutions, paper/pencil and web-based professional certification exams, and web-based ACCUPLACER exams.  

No laptops, iPads, tablets, chromebooks, or other personal electronic devices are allowed. No e-Books are allowed. Weekday testing times vary according to availability. (Test must be completed by 4:30 pm). We do not test on nights or weekends. All testing is by appointment only. Please check below for testing procedures, prices and contact information.



ARC will proctor only the following exams for other institutions:

        1. Paper/pencil and web-based exams for US Institutions

        2. Paper/pencil and web-based exams for National and International certifications

        3. Web-based ACCUPLACER exams 



 Please note the following important information:

  1. Testing times are limited and are by appointment only. There will be no testing on a “walk-in” basis. 
  2. Students should contact the Assessment Center via email to ask a question or request a proctored exam. (See contact info, below.)
  3. After initial contact is made, tests should be mailed to the ARC Assessment Center from the test administrator (with contact information) either via the US mail or via email from an EDU address. We will not accept testing materials hand-carried by test takers, even if the envelope’s seal appears to be intact. 
  4. Test takers must bring a valid photo ID: State ID or Driver’s license, US military ID or passport. (For use of other ID, please check with the ARC Assessment Center staff.)
  5. Test takers needing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the ARC Assessment Center as early as possible to discuss your situation.
  6. All fees must be paid in advance of testing. Students who have appointments should arrive 30 minutes before their appointment to pick up their fee statement at the ARC Assessment Center, pay at our Business Services Office and then return to test.
  7. If tests are to be returned via US mail, a postage-paid return envelope must be provided to the ARC Assessment Center before testing begins.
  8. Directions to ARC and a campus map are available online. We are located in the Student Services Building:
  9. Parking is $2 per day in Parking Lots B, C, or D: Campus Map.
  10. No refunds. Rescheduling may be done no less than three business days before the scheduled test.



 If you are using our proctoring services for the first time, please read all information on this web page before proceeding. We test Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on a space-available basis. (Test must be completed by 4:30 pm). Please submit your information as far as possible in advance, but no fewer than 7 days before your exam.

If you are not yet ready to request our services but have questions, please send us an email to:


(Subject field should read, “Proctoring Question.”)

We will respond to your email within 2 working days.


If you are interested in our services, and are ready to request a proctoring appointment, please send us an email with the following information:

    1. your name
    2. phone number
    3. school/institution
    4. course name and number
    5. type of test (midterm, final, etc.)
    6. length of test
    7. preferred testing dates and times. Be specific and please provide as many options as possible. (We do not test nights or weekends.)


(Subject field should read, “Test Proctoring Request.”)

We will respond to your email within 2 working days.

Note: No laptops or e-Books are allowed.





The price for proctoring services is $50 for the first two hour block, and $25 for each additional hour, pro-rated in 30-minute increments.   Fees are based on the amount of time your instructor or testing center allows, not on the time you actually take

TEST CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING FEE.   Any student who does not show up for a scheduled exam, or who cancels and/or reschedules the exam with less than 3 working days' notice, may be subject to a $15 cancellation/rescheduling fee. The fee will be due on the day of the next scheduled exam.



If you have reviewed our procedures and determined that our services are not the best fit for your needs, you may wish to contact other local testing agencies:


CONTACT INFORMATION FOR OTHER INSTITUTIONS (Prospective Students,  please send an email.)


Please contact the ARC Assessment Center:

         Phone: (916) 484-8423

         Fax: (916) 484-8425


                     (Subject field should read, “Test Proctoring Services.”)

         US mail: American River College 
                      Attn: Assessment Center / Test Proctoring Services
                      4700 College Oak Drive
                      Sacramento, CA 95841-4286