Testing Center

Testing Center


Located in the Walkingstick Student Services Center, the Seminole State College (SSC) Testing Center provides testing services for SSC students, community members, and other educational institutions (distance proctoring). Students who are taking SSC placement tests online or in person do not need to schedule an appointment, all other exams require scheduling.

Examinees will be required to present a valid photo ID. The photo ID required varies depending on the exam being taken. If you do not present an acceptable photo ID, your exam will be postponed until you can acquire the required form of ID. Please review the exam information below for details.

Electronic devices and personal items are prohibited in the examination area. These items will be stored in an unlocked locker while you take your test. SSC is not responsible for loss or damage to any items that you bring to the testing center. Only testing candidates are allowed in the testing center. Children and guests are not allowed.

Medical devices and personal aids must be pre-approved by the ADA Coordinator prior to testing

(see Student Disability Services Page)

Tests cannot be started within 1 hour of closing. Please check the time commitments of each test before starting and allow yourself enough time to complete test. Tests must be completed by the posted closing time.



HESI Entrance Exam Information

The HESI RN Entrance (LPN-ADN) Exam is for currently Licensed Practical Nurses seeking entrance into the Seminole State College LPN to RN program. The exam identifies strengths and weaknesses in LPN content areas.


Exam Details

  • 75 questions in the following areas:
    • Fundamentals
    • Maternity
    • Medical-Surgical
    • Pediatric Nursing
    • Professional Issues
    • Psychiatric/Mental Illness
  • 90 minute time limit
  • Students must wait at least 30 days in between tests
  • May only be taken twice in a 6 month period (1/1 to 6/30 and 7/1 to 12/31)
  • Minimum score requirement: 850
  • Valid photo ID required
  • Acceptable forms of photo identification include:
    • Driver’s license or Learner’s permit
    • State-approved or federal ID
    • Military ID
    • Passport
    • Tribal ID
    • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship.
     

In-Person HESI Testing Instructions

In-person testing at Seminole State College (Seminole, Oklahoma)

    • Appointments should be scheduled at least two weeks prior to your preferred test date. Exceptions are based on availability.
    • Fee: $65.00 (fee subject to change)
    • Tests can be taken Monday-Friday between 8am-4pm (closed on Fridays in June and July)
    • How to schedule: Call 405-382-9576 or email testing@sscok.edu. Tell the testing center you want to schedule your HESI RN Entrance Exam for in-person testing.

 

Online HESI Testing Instructions

Test from home with ProctorU (Online)

    • Appointments should be scheduled at least two weeks prior to your preferred test date. Exceptions are based on availability.
    • Fee: $69.00 (fee subject to change)
    • Tests can be taken at anytime
    • Students must have access to a computer, a webcam, a microphone, and a private, well lit testing area free of disruptions.
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Study Materials

Personalized remediation content will become available after each exam to address the student’s unique knowledge deficits and provide specific feedback about subjects answered incorrectly.

Optional Study Materials for First-Time Test Takers:

 

Create Evolve Account

Follow these steps to help create an Evolve account

Create your Evolve account here.

Write down your autogenerated Evolve username. You cannot take the HESI exam without it.


Placement Testing

Students must first meet with an academic advisor to receive their personalized Placement Testing Request form. Placement testing is available in-person or online. Placement tests are untimed; you should allow yourself a minimum of 30 minutes for each placement test. Once placement testing is completed, students must meet with an academic advisor to enroll into classes after completing placement testing.


In-Person Placement Testing Information

Proctoring fee: None
You may be required to take up to 3 tests (reading, writing, and algebra)
Retake fee: $5 (reading/writing only)
Testing hours: Test during office hours
Make sure you have enough time to finish your tests and to enroll before the
office closes.

Online Placement Testing Information

Proctoring fee: $8-10 per test (price subject to change)
You may be required to take up to 3 tests (reading, writing, and algebra) 
Retake fee: $5 per test, Price subject to change
Testing hours: Test anytime 24/7, No appointment needed.
Account verification though online proctoring company is required for new users. This verification process takes 3-6 hours.

Math Placement Test Study Resources

Interval Notation

 1.1 The Real Number System

Simplifying terms containing exponents

 1.3a Properties of Exponents

Graphing Lines, Finding slope of a line, Finding slope given 2 points

 3.1 The Cartesian Coordinate System

 3.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables

 3.3 Forms of Linear Equations

 3.4 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Solving Equations

 2.1a Linear Equations in One Variable

 2.1b Applications of Linear Equations in One Variable

Order of Operations

 4.R.1 Order of Operations with Real Numbers

Simplifying Expressions

 1.2 The Arithmetic of Algebraic Expressions

Solving Inequalities

 2.2 Linear Inequalities in One Variable

Multiplying binomials

 1.5 Polynomials and Factoring

ID Requirements

Students taking placement tests must present one current, valid form of identification. Acceptable forms of photo identification include:

  • Driver’s license or Learner’s permit
  • State-approved or federal ID
  • Military ID
  • College ID
  • High school or Middle school ID
  • Passport
  • Tribal ID
  • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship
  • College Board Test Taker ID Form (not valid for online testing)


ACT On-Campus (Residual)

2022-2023 ACT On-Campus Test Dates and Information

Students should not take an ACT On-Campus test unless they cannot take a National administration of the ACT because of a deadline requirement. Please check the dates and deadlines for the National ACT at www.act.org before registering for the ACT On-Campus. For the ACT National test, go to www.act.org


What is the ACT On-Campus?

The ACT On-Campus is a paper-based test and takes approximately 4 hours. The purpose of the ACT test is to measure a person’s readiness for college. The test consists of four (4) timed multiple-choice sections – English, Math, Reading, and Scientific Reasoning. The ACT On-Campus Test with Essay option is not offered.The ACT On-Campus test is for students who are in the application process, have been accepted to SSC, or are currently enrolled at SSC. ACT On-Campus test results are only valid at Seminole State College. Scores are not transportable to any college, university, or scholarship agency.

Scheduling and Payment Information

  1. Schedule your test date: Contact Lauren Earley in the Testing Center • Call 405-382-9576 or email testing@sscok.edu
  2. Pay the fee (No Refunds)
    • Call 405-382-9238-option 4 or go to the Business Office in the Walkingstick Building
  3. Send your receipt to testing@sscok.edu to secure your seat. You may also hand deliver your receipt to the Testing Center - room 161 in the Walkingstick building. We cannot guarantee your seat until the testing center receives a copy of the receipt. Making the payment alone does not guarantee a seat for your preferred test date.

ID Requirements

Students taking the Residual ACT must present one current, valid form of identification.
Acceptable forms of photo identification include:

  • Driver’s license or Learner’s permit
  • State-approved or federal ID
  • Military ID
  • College ID
  • High school or Middle school ID
  • Passport
  • Tribal ID
  • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship
  • ACT Student Identification Form with photo if you do not have a current official photo ID as described above. This document must be fully completed by a high school official or notary public; neither may be a relative.


CLEP

The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. A total of 30 semester hours may be earned through CLEP at Seminole State College (SSC). CLEP credit will not be posted to the transcript until after a student has earned at least 12 hours of college credit.


How the CLEP program works

The College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) has been the most widely trusted credit by examination program for over 50 years, accepted by 2,900 colleges and universities and administered in more than 2,000 test centers. This rigorous program allows students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds to demonstrate their mastery of introductory college-level material and earn college credit. Students can earn credit for what they already know by getting qualifying scores on any of the 34 examinations.

 

CLEP for free with Modern States

Modern States will pay the test fee and the $15 SSC scheduling fee for students who enroll in the free Modern States courses and take the CLEP exam. There are no prerequisites for the 32 courses that are available through Modern States, and all of them are self-paced. After you complete the coursework and practice questions, request a CLEP voucher code from the Modern States website. Modern States, the New York-based charitable organization behind the effort, has funded production of online courses taught by college professors. The courses prepare students for introductory CLEP exams.

What you need to know

BEFORE registering on the CollegeBoard website, students must make an appointment for the exam with the testing coordinator at least two weeks before the desired test date.

Appointments may be scheduled by phone (405-382-9576), email (l.earley@sscok.edu), or by visiting the Testing Center in room 161 of the Ben and Bonnie Walkingstick Student Services Building.
Students also need to register and *pay for the CLEP exam at https://clep.collegeboard.org/.

Free CLEP—request a CLEP voucher from Modern States

An additional $15 fee to SSC is made payable in the business office (room 145) located in the Ben and Bonnie

Walkingstick Student Services Building. This fee may be reimbursed if you completed the Modern States course.

Please contact Modern States for reimbursement.

Students must present a valid government issued photo ID, an invoice for the $15 SSC testing fee, and the printed
copy of CLEP Exam Registration Ticket prior to testing.

No electronic devices or bags of any kind are allowed in the CLEP room. All belongings are to be stored in the lockers located in the testing center.


Distance Proctoring

Testing for Students Attending Other Intuitions

The SSC Testing Center serves as a site for academic proctoring originating from other institutions.Test materials should be emailed to testing@sscok.edu

The proctoring fee is $15 per test

Appointments must be scheduled at least two business days prior to the preferred exam date



Contact the Testing Center:

Lauren-Earley.jpgLauren Earley
Testing Coordinator
Phone: 405-382-9576
Fax: 405-382-9524
Email: testing@sscok.edu
Room 161
Walkingstick Building


Testing Center Office Hours
Mon-Thurs 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
(Closed on Fridays in summer)