Testing Requirements & Policies | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Testing Requirements & Policies

Make note of the following policies and requirements before visiting NWACC's Testing Center for a testing session.

  • Only the student taking the test will be permitted into the testing room - no visitors or children allowed.
  • You are highly recommended but not required to wear a face covering while in the testing center.
  • The testing center is a weapons free zone. Please leave your weapon in your vehicle.
  • If NWACC is closed, the testing center is closed. Notifications are posted on the NWACC homepage. 
  • Community tests may require more than one ID depending on exam.
  • Exam results cannot be received by telephone or fax.
  • All electronic devices with the exception of approved calculator are prohibited.  This includes cell phones, watches, smart watches, iPads, laptops, Bluetooth headsets and all fitness trackers.
  • No gum, food, or beverages are allowed in the testing lab. All items must be removed from your pockets.
  • You will not be allowed to charge any electronic devices while testing.  
  • Our staff is not allowed to disclose whether a student is testing or still in the testing room. 


Acceptable photo ID forms include:

  • Driver's license-state ID
  • Military ID
  • Passport
  • High school ID issued within the last two years
  • NWACC photo ID if you are a current student

Unacceptable photo ID forms include:

  • Photo ID's from other colleges and universities
  • Bank cards
  • Library cards
  • Temporary DMV license and/or ID card unless used to supplement expired ID card
  • Photocopies of identification or electronic versions

Code of Conduct

While you are testing, the NWACC Student Code of Conduct should be followed, and any violations could result in disciplinary actions.