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Proctoring Services

Proctoring services may be available in the Isothermal Community College Testing Center for distance education students attending other colleges. Tests are administered in a secure, professional, and monitored environment. The center is equipped with computers and Internet connectivity as well as desk space for administering paper-based exams. 


Request Services - We request that examination dates and times be scheduled at least one week in advance.  Please keep in mind that we may not be able to accommodate your requested appointment time. Therefore, plan ahead to assure you have time to seek another testing location if we cannot accommodate your request.  To schedule services, contact the testing center at Include the following in your email:

  1. Name and contact information
  2. Course information
  3. Institution and instructor name
  4. Duration of the test
  5. Dates test must be completed
  6. Test format (computer/paper)

The decision for use of our proctoring services is made by your instructor. After approval of dates and times it will be your responsibility to notify your instructor of these services.

The institution requesting test proctoring services is responsible for providing all test materials. This includes blue books, special paper, graphs, texts, charts, tables, etc. The institution or student must also provide pre-addressed, postage paid shipping materials if the test is to be returned by mail. Test materials may be shipped to the address below:

Isothermal Community College
Attn: Testing Services
PO Box 804
Spindale, NC 28160

Cost for Proctoring Services - There is a $20 test-proctoring fee which is to be paid in advance at the Business Office located in the Administration Building.

On the day of the test the following is required:
  1. Pay the $20 test proctoring fee prior to testing at the Business Office.
  2. Present a valid, government issued photo ID. We accept driver’s licenses, military ID’s, passports, and consular ID’s.
  3. Present receipt of proctoring fee payment.

The Testing Center is located in the Student Center Building room #9. Enter through the side entrance by the main parking lot marked Student Center and check in at the Advising and Success Center (the first door on your right). Call 828-395-1436 if you have difficulty locating the testing room.

Cancellations/Inclement Weather Guidelines

If you must cancel, please call to notify us of the cancellation in advance. If there is inclement weather on your scheduled test date, visit the college website to check for school closings or delays. If the college is closed or delayed due to inclement weather, it is your responsibility to notify your instructor of the situation and arrange an alternate test date. Testing Services staff will send an email notification of the cancellation on the next open business day.


Contact for information

Advising and Success Center
Student Center, ASC Suite

Office: 828-395-1436

Office hours

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Subject to change depending on availability.