Hours of operation and more information about the DSC Testing Center can be found here:
There is no cost to take the exam.
The exam is untimed, but please plan on it taking 2 to 2.5 hours.
There are 80 multiple choice questions. Passing is 60%, or 48 out of 80 questions.
You are not permitted to take electronic devices into the testing center. A locker will be provided if you need to secure any personal belongings.
Brief breaks will be permitted. If you choose to do so, bring a drink and snack to keep in the locker.
Retesting requires a 30-day waiting period. Exceptions can be made by the Assessment Director.
Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a lightweight jacket in case the testing room is cold.
Read directions carefully.
Try to answer the question in your mind before you look at the answer choices.
Consider ALL answer choices before making your final decision.
Eliminate the obviously wrong answers and then make your best guess from the remaining answers.
Answer the easier questions first. Skip harder questions and then come back to them.
Review all the questions and your answers before you submit your exam for grading.
Take deep breaths.