Drake State Assessment and Testing Center

The Drake State Testing Center is committed to creating a positive atmosphere where students feel comfortable and confident that they will receive services in a professional manner and in a relaxed environment. Most testing is done on a walk-in basis - first-come, first-served.

The following exams are offered:

For more information about each exam click on the title or you may contact the Testing Center at (256) 551-3116 or email donyale.jones@drakestate.edu

The Drake State Assessment and Testing Center is located in Building 700 Room 705.

The Testing Center hours are listed below:


8:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm


8:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm


8:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm


8:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm


8:00 am - 11:15 pm

Testing Center Guidelines:

The following guidelines have been developed to ensure that our services are provided in a secure, confidential and efficient manner:

  • Students must present an unexpired picture ID (no test will be given without proper ID).
  • Closed-circuit cameras are used to monitor all activity in the testing center.
  • Any item not required for your exam including notes, books, purses, calculators and/or cell phones must be left outside of the testing room. Lockers are provided for your convenience. All electronics will need to be turned off.
  • The Testing Center assumes no responsibility for personal belongings.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the testing room.
  • No phone calls are allowed while taking an exam.
  • Respect others by remaining quiet during your exam.
  • Only students taking an exam are allowed in the Testing Center – no children or pets.
  • When your exam is completed, all materials including scratch paper must be given to the Testing Center staff.
  • Any accommodations request will need to be made in advance through Counseling Services.
  • Testing Center personnel may end a test session if all directions and procedures are not followed.

If you have any questions or concerns before, during, or after your exam, please notify Testing Center personnel.