Bulldog Testing Center
BULLDOG TESTING CENTER
The Bulldog Testing Center (BTC) is a campus facility that helps both faculty and students with their testing needs. We provide a proctored, secure, quiet, relaxing environment for test takers and a simple process for faculty to set-up exams in person or through email. The BTC administers early-take, make-up, full class, and computer based Canvas exams. The BTC also provides an excellent testing environment for department exams such as Red/Orange Tag, Calculus Readiness Test (CRT), and US Constitution Test.
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is a resource for students with disabilities to achieve academic, cultural, and social excellence. For more information please visit the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) department website.
If you are interested in taking the TEAS, GRE, GRE Subject, TOEFL, PRAXIS, or any
non-Fresno state examinations please visit the Professional Examination Services (PES) department website.
NOTICE: Exam availability & details are contingent on prior agreements made with exam creators. Exam calendars are currently in beta, please report any inconsistencies to BTC staff.
Student Testing Hours are 8:30-4:30 (pencils down)
Notice to faculty: The BTC can only accommodate a maximum of 200 exams each day. Faculty please note that tests will be administered each day on a first-come, first-served
basis. Please turn in test materials and dates to use the BTC as early as possible
to reserve your preferred exam slot. BTC staff will do their best to accommodate original
requests, but we may need to work with your preferred days/times, as we cannot exceed
the daily 200 exam max capacity.
BTC Policies & Procedures
BTC currently hosts full classroom exams on a limited basis pending availiability. (If interested in having your full class exam, please contact BTC staff at email@example.com to determine if your preferred day/time is available. Full class exams can be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis as we cannot exceed our 200 exam per day maximum limit.)
Please inform students of our cell-phone policy. All cell phones/electronics must be COMPLETELY powered down (not on silent). ANY cellphone/electronics disruption including alarms, vibrating, and any other noise will result in the exam being voided and the student being asked to leave.
Students using the BTC must have their active Fresno State student ID. If they do not have their ID, they may go to the Bulldog Card Office at Joyal 156 to obtain a new card. Please note that a replacement ID will cost $10 payable in cash, check, or credit card at the Cashier's window.
Exams must be picked up by the instructor or a designated person with their photo ID. The BTC does not return exams via campus mail.
Exams can be set-up via email. Please send Set-up sheets (Link below) and exam in one email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Exams/Cover sheet must be submitted before 2PM of the previous business day, no exceptions can be made.
Due to limited resources, exams totaling a combined 40 or more pages must be copied in advance and provided to BTC staff before 2PM of the previous business day.
Online or Virtual courses (DGT CAMP, VRT SYNC, VRT ASYN) may test at the BTC, HOWEVER students are allowed to decline in-person examination. Students that decline for any reason must be allowed alternate accommodation.
Some exams may require an appointment. If you have a exam that requires an appointment you may have your students register here at REGISTER BLAST.
The Bulldog Testing Center gives Fresno State students make-up and early take exams. Students who wish to take a test in the BTC must have their active Fresno State student ID. If they do not have their ID, they may go to the Bulldog Card Office at Joyal 156 to obtain a new card. Please note that a replacement ID will cost $10 payable in cash, check, or credit card at the Cashier's window.
If you are a Fresno State student and have any questions about your exam, please contact your Professor directly, as certain exam details may only pertain to you. If you have questions regarding the Bulldog Testing Center, please view the Student FAQ’s link below.
To protect the quiet testing environment all electronics and cell phones must be COMPLETELY powered down (not on silent). ANY cellphone/electronics disruption including alarms, vibrating, and any other noise will result in the exam being voided and the student being asked to leave.
If you have a exam that requires an appointment you may register here at REGISTER BLAST.
Non-Fresno State students cannot test at the BTC, except for the U.S. Constitution Exam.
Lost ID's can be found at check-in and are sent to the Bulldog Card Office in Joyal 156.
No appointment is necessary; a valid ID is necessary for check-in.
The U.S. Constitution exam is offered on a walk in bases in UC 201.
For summer, please arrive before 1:50 pm, which is a minimum of 1 hour and 10 minutes before pencils down at 3:00 pm.
Regular semester, please arrive by 3:20 pm, which is a minimum of 1 hour and 10 minutes before pencils down at 4:30 pm.
Testers will have 1 hour to complete 100 questions with an 80% or higher score.
In the unfortunate event that the result of the U.S. Constitution exam is unsatisfactory, a minimum 30-day grace period is necessary before any sequential attempts.
Any tester not in possession of an active Fresno State parking pass is recommended to bring $5.00 for a day-use parking permit (and allot time to park). You can purchase your day-use parking permit at the kiosks located in each parking lot. Unfortunately, the Bulldog Testing Center is unable to validate parking.
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The UDWE have been suspended as recommended by the Office of the Chancellor.
The PERMANENT suspension of the UDWE is PERMANENT, and the exam will NEVER RETURN.
Students MUST take a W course to satisfy their writing requirement (please consult with your advisor for available classes).
ALL students must complete the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) by taking a W course.
FRESNO STATE STUDENTS MAY NOT TAKE THE UDWE EVER, NO EXCEPTIONS.