Department of Testing

Make A Note

All students MUST register and pay for testing online before coming to take the test.

Which test do you need to take? Select your exam and fill out the registration form:

Click on the title for more information about each exam and the online registration form.

ASE Certification Exam - Appointment Only

Please note that registration forms are not answered automatically. If you have not received your confirmation email and it is within 72 hours of your scheduled exam, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder.

CLEP Exam - Only Friday Appointments: 9AM to 4PM

Please note that registration forms are not answered automatically. If you have not received your confirmation email and it is within 72 hours of your scheduled exam, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder.

DSST Exam - Only Friday Appointments: 9AM to 4PM

Please note that registration forms are not answered automatically. If you have not received your confirmation email and it is within 72 hours of your scheduled exam, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder.

HESI A2 Exam

Please note that registration forms are not answered automatically. If you have not received your confirmation email and it is within 72 hours of your scheduled exam, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder.

HESI A2 Exam - Retest

Please note that registration forms are not answered automatically. If you have not received your confirmation email and it is within 72 hours of your scheduled exam, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder.

TSI Assessment  

Walk-In Testing is Monday thru Thursday from 12 to 5 PM on the main campus, no one will be let in to test after 3 PM. If out of state or outside of Prairie View area, please sign up for Remote Testing. Remote Testing forms take 72 hours to process.

Proctored Exams - Appointment Only 

Please note that registration forms are not answered automatically. If you have not received your confirmation email and it is within 72 hours of your scheduled exam, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder.

Pay For Exams: PV Marketplace - Click here to pay for all exams

PVAMU Policy on Cheating

Jeremy E. Sample
Testing Associate
Phone Number: (936) 261-3630
Email: jesample@pvamu.edu

General questions for testing: aetesting@pvamu.edu

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a process for evaluating skills in order to award college credit for learning from Military Service, Training, CLEP (or other credit-by-exam programs) and the Experiential Learning Portfolio. PLA includes:

Advanced Placement (AP)
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST)
Experiential Learning Portfolio
International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

To see if PLA is right for you, try our Credit Predictor Tool and get started on your path to completing your degree.

Prior Learning Assessment website

Accommodated Testing for Students with Disabilities

Students who need accommodations for exams administered on campus will need to contact Disability Services to make arrangements for testing. Please note that all NATIONAL exams, including the SAT, ACT, LSAT and MPRE, make determinations regarding accommodated testing and this documentation must be provided to them directly. All other exams given at Prairie View must go through our Office of Disability Services. Contact Disability Services at:

Dr. Kay F. Norman
Administrator for Diagnostic Testing and Disability Services
Email: kfnorman@pvamu.edu

Ms. Belinda Lewis 
Program Specialist
Email: bblewis@pvamu.edu

Dr. Norman & Ms. Lewis serve only the students who need access to Disability Services.
All other inquiries related to testing should contact the Office of Testing at (936) 261-3699 or via email at aetesting@pvamu.edu

Our Mission
The mission of the Office of Testing is to support student retention and success by providing examinations and resources that assist with academic and professional advancement.  The Office of Testing supports and promotes the institutional mission of Prairie View A&M University and the academic mission of the Division of Academic Enhancement by administering local, state and national test programs and by providing centralized evaluation services for all students, faculty, and the surrounding community. We adhere to the Professional Standards and Guidelines established by the National College Testing Association (NCTA)  http://www.ncta-testing.org/.

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This site is maintained by Jeremy E. Sample

Last Updated: 01/2017

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