Testing Services

Testing Services

Recovery Update

December 6, 2018: Update for NMC Students

NMC Placement Tests (Math & English)

NMC Testing Services administers the English and Math Placement Tests both of which are computer-delivered. Appointments are strongly recommended. Walk-ins may not be accommodated. There is a $25.00 fee for the English placement test and a $25.00 fee for the math placement test that must be paid in advance at NMC’s Finance Office in Building N. There is a $25.00 fee for retaking the English or Math placement test.


  1. Obtain the Placement Test/PCID Request Form at the Office of Admissions and Records (Building N).
  2. Pay for the placement test fee(s) at the NMC Cashier window (Bldg. N).
  3. Schedule your placement test(s) with Testing Services by phone, email, or in person at Testing Services (Building N).

National Tests

Testing Services is an authorized testing center for numerous national tests. Test schedules for national testing programs are provided below.

Proctoring Services

Paper-and computer-delivered exam proctoring is available by appointment only from Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. NMC Testing Services's fee for proctoring services is $10.00 per hour. Contact the Testing Coordinator to schedule an appointment.

Testing Services has eight computers that run on a separate network with its own dedicated internet speed. NMC Testing Services is closed on weekends, holidays and non-instructional days.


  1. Contact your college/university regarding procedures for proctored exams.
  2. Provide the NMC Testing Coordinator's contact information and other relevant information your college/university requests.
  3. Schedule an appointment with the Testing Coordinator at least two weeks in advance.
  4. The Testing Coordinator will create an invoice based on your test duration. Pick up the invoice from NMC Testing Services.
  5. Pay for the proctoring fees at the NMC Cashier (Bldg. N) prior to your testing appointment. Keep your receipt with your invoice.
  6. Bring your invoice and receipt to your test appointment.
  7. Failure to make payment will cancel your appointment.
  8. If you are not able to make your testing appointment, inform the Testing Coordinator so you may reschedule.

Test Center Regulations

  • Candidates are required to be professional, civil and respectful at all times while on the premises of the test center. All exams are continuously monitored by video and audio recording, physical walk-throughs, and through the observation window. The Testing Coordinator is authorized to dismiss you from the test session for a violation of any of the Test Center Regulations.
  • Original, valid (unexpired), government issued photo & signature bearing identification is required in order to take an exam.
  • Unauthorized personal items may not be brought into the test room. Such items include, but are not limited to: outerwear, hats, food, drinks, purses, briefcases, notebooks, watches, cell phones, electronic devices, or wearable technology.
  • Written notes, published materials and other testing aids are strictly prohibited in the test room.
  • All materials issued by the Testing Coordinator must be returned at the conclusion of testing. Used scratch paper must be returned before new scratch paper will be issued by the Testing Coordinator or proctors during your exam.
  • Talking to other candidates in the test room, referring to their screens, testing materials or written notes is strictly prohibited.

Tests Administered by NMC Testing Services

(Click on links below to view test dates and registration information)

Educational Testing Services

Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

Castle Worldwide

PSI Online & Performance Assessment Network (PAN)

Pearson VUE



Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

Online Resources and Links


English Placement

Math Placement




GMAT Prep Guide

Contact Information

For more information, you may visit NMC Testing Services in Building N, call 237-6774, or email [email protected].

Notice to Persons with Disabilities

Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

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