Frequently Asked Questions

Do to the COVID-19 situation, what exams are available?
The Office of Testing is currently not open to the public, but will be available virtually. If you have any questions please contact our office at the Contact Us link, or by emailing testing@valdosta.edu or one of our staff members directly. You may also reach us by phone at 229-245-3878. If no one is available to answer, please leave a message and you will be contacted within 24 hours. If any change occurs in the VSU policy concerning COVID-19 and the opening of offices, this page will be updated.

If you need to take the Accuplacer, please contact your Admissions Counselor in Undergraduate Admissions to receive a Accuplacer Remote Voucher for use with Examity (Important Information Regarding Suspended Examity Testing).

If you need to take the Chemistry Placement Exam, please complete the Request Form to be added to the class in Blazeview. You will receive instructions for accessing the exam once the form is received and approved.

If you need to take the Georgia Legislative Exemption Exams, please complete the Request Form to be added to the class in Blazeview. You will receive instructions for accessing the exam once the form is received and approved.

What national exams have been affected by the COVID-19 situation?

ACT - April 4 - Rescheduled
LSAT - March 30 and April 25- Cancelled
GRE at Home Information
GRE Subject - April 4 - Cancelled
eCore: Remaining Short Session 2 and Full Session Exams Will Not Be Proctored
SAT - May 2 - Cancelled
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition Information

What testing programs are available at Valdosta State University?
The Office of Testing administers undergraduate, graduate, and professional exams to students and professionals at Valdosta State and in the surrounding area.

How can I find when a test is being administered at Valdosta State University?
You can contact the Office of Testing at (229) 245-3878 about test dates or view available individual testing appointments at the VSU Office of Testing RegisterBlast page.

Which testing programs are given on an appointment basis at Valdosta State University? May I make an appointment online?
ACCUPLACER, ACT Residual, Biology Major Field Test, Chemistry Placement, CLEP, Distance Learning/Independent Study, GACE Paraprofessional, Georgia Legislative Exemption, HESI, MAT, and VSU (Online classes and make-ups) exams are offered by appointment. Exam appointments may be made for most exams offered by the VSU Office of Testing and may be made online at the VSU Office of Testing RegisterBlast page. For any exams not listed please contact the Office of Testing at (229) 245-3878 for further information and/or instructions.

Where can I find study materials for the Accuplacer and the Georgia Exemption Exams?

ACCUPLACER study materials are available online at https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students/prepare-for-accuplacer/practice. VSU Undergraduate Admissions may require you to complete the QRAS, Reading, and/or WritePlacer exam(s).
The Georgia History Exemption Exam Study Outline is available online at https://www.valdosta.edu/academics/services/testing/georgia-history-study-outline.php.
The Georgia Constitution Exemption Exam Study Outline is available online at https://www.valdosta.edu/academics/services/testing/georgia-constitution-study-outline.php.

What forms of payment does the Office of Testing accept? 
We accept Cash (exact amount), Check, Credit/Debit Card (we apologize, but VSU does not currently accept American Express), or Money Order.

Are fee waivers available? If so, for what exams?
Please refer to our page concerning fee waivers

How can I request more information about a testing program?
Please contact our office at (229) 245-3878 or through our Contact Us page.

Does the Office of Testing keep scores on record? How can I request a score report?
The Office of Testing has access to the following exam scores: Accuplacer, ACT Residual (which may only be used at VSU), and MAT (unofficial score reports). If you would like access to any of these, you may either come to the Office of Testing in person with a valid photo ID, or contact the Office of Testing and request the scores be forwarded to a VSU department or other academic institution. The Office of Testing will never give any score information or other private data over the telephone.  

Official score reports for exams not listed above must be acquired directly from the testing organization which oversees a specific exam.

Where is the Office of Testing located?
University Center (Entrance #5), Room 4167. For more information on locating our office please visit http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/services/testing/driving-directions.php.