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Testing Services

Rio Salado's Testing Centers currently have limited in-person services by appointment.

AST101, CHM151, CHM152, and MAT276 now require in person exams.

MAT courses with a start date of 10/17 or later will require in person exams.

If you are located outside Maricopa County, please click here for instructions in finding a proctor near you.

GED, NES , AEPA, or other Pearson Vue Exams, please schedule directly through Pearson Vue website.

CLEP Exams:
Please register online at and obtain a CLEP Exam Registration Ticket then fill out our CLEP Testing Request Form to schedule your appointment. 

For specific Testing Center location information and exam offerings, please contact us directly at (480) 517-8560 or

Virtual Services currently Available:

  • Midterm and Final exams for the following courses: BIO, CHM130, GLG, FON, PHY, SSH, SUS, EDU, EEP, and MNT. Click here to submit a request for your exam.
  • Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF) Click here to submit a request for your exam.  
  • CELSA exams for course placement. Click here to submit a request for your exam.   
  • Certiport exams (Email us directly at the address below.)

For other Rio course exams, please contact your instructor. For all other exam information and proctoring services, please contact us directly. We are open remotely by phone & email to answer your questions.

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Testing Service Hours and Special Closures

Testing Services

The Rio Salado College Testing Department has nine testing centers certified by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). The centers administer 60,000 standardized exams annually to students, community members, and organizations.

Services include undergraduate, GED®, placement and admissions exams, certifications, military credentialing, credit for prior learning, exam proctoring, and more.

Exams Offered

Exams Offered

We administer a variety of exams for students, military members and community organizations

Exam Proctoring

Exam Proctoring

Proctored (supervised) 
testing services for your college, university or company's exams

Prior Learning

Prior Learning

Get college credit for learning gained through prior work, military and other experience

Testing Locations

Testing Locations

Nine certified Rio Salado testing centers throughout Maricopa County

Why Choose Rio Salado Testing?

  • Large-group testing capability with customized testing hours
  • Student, military, business and community testing, certification and more
  • Secure testing locations
  • Flexible testing hours 
  • Nine convenient locations, plentiful parking
  • Knowledgeable testing centers staff
  • Video surveillance for the test duration
  • Bilingual testing capability (select locations)
  • Proctored testing for Rio and non-Rio Salado students



Contact the Testing Department

Fall and Spring Hours

Tempe (Main) Location

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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The National College Testing Association (NCTA)

NCTA-Certified Testing Centers

Rio Salado College testing centers are certified by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).   

The Rio Salado Testing Department promotes academic achievement and student success by providing accessible and comprehensive testing and assessment services for our diverse community. Testing is committed to maintaining academic integrity in a high-quality, secure testing environment. We adhere to the professional testing standards and guidelines of the National College Testing Association (NCTA).