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Test Security

This page includes updates to test security policies at UC Testing Services. We will include announcements on our website's homepage whenever updates are made to testing programs administered through our office. To find additional polices related to your test, please use the navigation links on the left side of the screen.

For all GRE, Praxis, TOEFL, and MCAT exams:

  • All test-takers will be scanned with a metal detector
  • If a test-taker refuses to be scanned, s/he will not be permitted to test
  • In addition to scanning, test-takers will be asked to empty pockets and pull up sleeves & pant legs before being permitted in the testing room

As a reminder:

  • No electronics are permitted in the testing room, including cell phones, watches, and headphones
  • All personal items must be kept in a locker during testing, including wallets and keys
  • Scarves, hats, coats, and gloves are not permitted in the testing room
  • Personal hygiene items and medications can be accessed during testing, but locker access must be monitored by a proctor
Updated 7/28/2014