Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

Fall online courses will continue as scheduled and remote student services are available now. Some in-person services and instruction may become available this fall. Check here for the lastest service hours and for the latest COVID-19 updates.

Testing Services

The Testing Department will be closed July 2-July 5, 2020. There will be no technical or exam support during this time. If you are completing an exam and need assistance, please email or call 480-517-8560 and leave a detailed message. A staff member will reach out to you on Monday July 6th.

Rio Salado’s Testing Centers are closed to all in-person services until further notice. The Testing Department is remotely processing midterm and final exams for the following courses: BIO, FON, SSH, SUS, EDU, EEP and MNT. The Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions and CELSA exams for Course Placement are also offered remotely. Click here to submit a request for your exam. For other Rio course exams, please contact your instructor. For all other exam info and proctoring services, please contact us directly. We are open remotely by phone/email to answer your questions. 

480-517-8560 | |
Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 9 PM
Friday - Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM

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).

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