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Testing Center - Secondary Pages: Policies



All testers must provide valid photo identification, such as a driver’s license, state ID, passport, or military ID. The ID must be unexpired and include a current photo. Only physical identification cards or booklets (for passports) are accepted; images on phones or electronic devices are not permitted.

  • Testing Cutoff Time for Placement Testing: To allow adequate time for placement tests, testers must arrive at the Testing Center at least two hours prior to closing.
  • Testing Cutoff Time Chesapeake College Exams: Testers must arrive with enough time to complete their exam before the Testing Center closes. For example, if an exam is allotted 90 minutes, testers must arrive at least 90 minutes before closing. If a tester arrives late, they must sign a test time waiver.

Personal Belongings

All personal items must be placed in a locker, including but not limited to:

  • Phones
  • Wallets
  • Keys
  • Food and drinks
  • Books and notes
  • Pens and pencils
  • Electronic devices
  • Purses
  • Watches
  • Sunglasses
  • Lip balm

Testers must also remove all cameras, listening devices, or recording devices. Chesapeake College and Testing Center staff are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items stored in the lockers.


  • Children under the age of 18 cannot be left unattended during your test.
  • Hats or head coverings (scarves, do-rags, bandanas, etc.) must be removed, except for religious or medical reasons. Testers' ears must be shown to a testing administrator in a private setting to ensure no recording or listening devices are present.

Chesapeake College Student Code of Conduct

Academic Misconduct

Definition: Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to:

  • Cheating on examinations, whether online or in-person.
  • Plagiarism, which involves presenting another's ideas or writing as one's own, including:
    • Presenting all or part of another person’s work as your own.
    • Paraphrasing or summarizing another’s work without proper acknowledgment.
    • Representing another’s artistic or technical work as your own.
    • Collaborating with others in any actions resulting in work that is not your own.
    • Stealing examinations, falsifying academic records, and similar offenses.
    • Submitting work previously presented in another course without the instructor's permission.
    • Unauthorized duplication of computer software.
    • Unauthorized use of copyrighted or published material.

Disciplinary Action

If substantial evidence indicates academic dishonesty, the College may take disciplinary action:

  • The student may be required to repeat the assignment or examination.
  • The student may receive a failing grade for the assignment or examination.
  • The student may receive a failing grade for the course and cannot withdraw. The faculty member will submit a change of grade form to the registrar with an explanation for the failing grade.
  • The student may be suspended or dismissed from the College.

Video Recording

At the Wye Mills Testing Center, all premises are video recorded. Recordings will be shared with stakeholders in case of exam security breaches.