Policies include: what to bring, identification requirements and use of personal items.

1. All proctored exams must be scheduled 2 business days prior to taking the exam.

2. All assessments must be started at least 1 hour prior to closing for the day.

3. The following are not allowed in the assessment lab:

  • Electronic devices (wireless phones, music players, cameras, etc.)
  • Food, water bottles, or other drinks
  • Student's own pens
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Notebook or notes
  • Backpacks or purses
  • Hats, caps, scarves, oversized coats, or jackets
  • Unaccompanied minors includes any persons under the age of 18 who are not taking an exam
  • Talking or disrupting other students
  • Cheating

4. Personal items must be stored in a designated area away from testing stations.

5. Student must present valid photo ID (non-expired government issued driver’s license, state ID, military ID, passport, legal resident ID, or current CWI student ID) prior to any assessment.

6. Any fees due must be paid at a One Stop Student Services location and receipt for payment presented to Assessment Center Staff.

7. Scratch paper will be provided before assessment and collected following assessment. Students may NOT remove used scratch paper from the Assessment Center.

8. Pencils and calculators are available for exams allowing such items. Students may provide personal calculators in certain instances. The following are prohibited during Compass exams:

  • Casio: Algebra fx 2.0, ClassPad 300, and all model numbers that begin with CFX-9970G
  • Texas Instruments: All model numbers that begin with TI-89 or TI-92
  • Hewlett-Packard: hp 48GII and all model numbers that begin with hp 40G or hp 49G

Need more info?

Ada County Center
Phone: 208.562.2542
Nampa Campus Micron Center for Professional Technical Education
Phone: 208.562.2440