Testing Center


Central Ohio Technical College’s Testing Center provide accessible, secure and confidential testing services to both students and community members in an optimal testing environment. We strive to preserve academic integrity and support the academic mission of excellence held by COTC. This is accomplished by adhering to the National College Testing Association’s Professional Standards and Guidelines.

The Testing Center is a member of the National College Testing Association and adheres to its Professional Standards and Guidelines.

The Testing Center at Newark is committed to serving students in a flexible, accessible manner. While our main modality for testing is on campus and in person, we will also work with students and faculty to provide remote testing services on an as needed basis.

If you are taking your exam on campus, please click below on Register Blast- Schedule Online to schedule your appointment. If you need remote services, please call us 740.366.9193.

All exams are administered by appointment only.

We strive to meet the needs of all our students and faculty and will work with you to find solutions for your testing needs, while maintaining the integrity and security of all exams.

Please note, that all information is subject to change as new circumstances arise. We will comply with new state, local and college requirements as they are implemented.

Summer Semester 2022 Hours:

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


General Information and Policies

General Information

The Testing Center for Central Ohio Technical College is located in Hopewell Hall 88. Many types of tests are administered in the Testing Center, including ACCUPLACER placement testing, ATI TEAS and classroom testing, distance learning testing, missed classroom tests, and class tests for students with authorized accommodations. All testing is done individually – that is, no full classes are proctored.

General Policies

  • Instructors determine the amount of time allotted for each exam; therefore, students must arrive early enough to allow themselves at least this much time to complete any exams before the Testing Center closes.
  • Please be advised that if you receive extended time to also allot for the additional time when planning to come in to test.
  • All students must have a photo I.D. to take any kind of test.
  • Students should not bring food or drinks to the Testing Center.
  • Exams requiring a computer must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
  • No hats, coats, gloves, scarves, hoodies, or watches are allowed in the testing room. 
  • No breaks are permitted once testing has begun. 
  • Assignments cannot be accepted by Testing Center staff

Hopewell Hall, room 88
1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055



All on campus tests must be scheduled through Register Blast.

  • All exams must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
  • If your test is not listed, please contact the Testing Center for more information.
  • All students taking tests, either on campus or remotely, must have a photo ID.
  • Students taking tests on campus will not be permitted to bring large items, such as purses and backpacks into the Testing Center. We have minimal storage space available for smaller items such as keys and phones.
  • All students should bring their own writing utensil and, if needed, calculator.

If you encounter problems, please contact the Testing Center at 740.366.9193 or COTCtesting@mail.cotc.edu (email is preferred).

Register Blast – Schedule Online

it is your responsibility to contact your instructor and
to request to have your test sent to the testing center.​


ATI TEAS Testing

The Testing Center proctors the ATI TEAS test for students applying to COTC’s Allied Health and/or Nursing programs. TEAS tests are currently being offered in-person on all four COTC campuses, as well as remotely. For more detailed information please click here.


Health Applicant Testing

Student on the COTC Campus

Students applying to health programs at COTC are required to complete a selection exam as part of the selection process.  COTC is currently using the ATI TEAS test as our selection exam.

All TEAS testing is currently being done remotely. Students will test at home using their personal computer. For more information about computer requirements, please see atitesting.com.




ACCUPLACER® tests help place students in appropriate courses​

You may not be required to take ACCUPLACER​​

Before you take ACCUPLACER, please check with a Gateway staff member to discern whether you may be able to use another measure for placement, such as High School GPA or scores from another test, such as ACT.