Testing Procedures


  • Once you receive an email notification that a student has submitted a request for a testing appointment, please go to https://www.geneseo.edu/is/testcenter and approve or deny the request.  If denied, contact the student.  If approved, fill out the form and submitt it noting:
    • Whether notes, books, calculators or other materials may be used.
    • Contact information during the exam.
    • How you will get the exam to us, and how you would like it returned. (If no option is chosen, it will be uploaded to the same site upon completion of the exam.)
  • The Office of Disability Services is not able to act as a liaison between students and faculty for non-accommodated make-up exams.  Please consult the student(s) and submit a “Testing Services Request form”.
  • The Office of Disability Services must receive the test at least 24 hours in advance of the appointment.  The testing center is in Erwin Hall 22.  Exam envelopes need to be prepared the day before in order to have them ready for the proctors. Tests can be :
    • Upload on the Test Center site (preferred method).
    • Hand delivered to Erwin 22.
    • Open in an email or as an email attachment to testcenter@geneseo.edu. (Do not send it to tbuggieh@geneseo.edu.)
    • Faxed to 585-245-5091
  • If there is a correction or clarification on a test, notify us as quickly as possible at 245-5112 or, if necessary, by email to the testcenter@geneseo.edu.
  • Completed exams will be returned to the faculty as quickly as possible by whichever method is chosen.
  • FYI:  Students who arrive more than 10 minutes late for an exam will not be permitted to take the exam without express permission of the instructor.  The time lost will be deducted from exam time. Students must show official ID in order to take an exam. 


  • Consult with professor and agree on date and time-at least a week before each test.
  • At least 48 Business Hours before the requested time and date of your test fill out  and submit (online) “Testing Services Request Form”  (Monday exam requests MUST be scheduled by Thursday before the Monday exam time, Tuesday exams by Friday.)
  • Make sure you receive a confirmation email within two business days or contact your professor.
  • Report to Erwin 22 ON TIME with your Geneseo ID.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late, you will not be able to take the test until the professor is contacted for permission. Any missed time will be deducted from your testing time.
  • Any student suspected of cheating will have their test removed by the proctor and the faculty will be contacted.