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The Great Basin College Testing Center is located at 1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801.
Academic Success Center, EIT Building, room 114 (see #11 on the campus map). For testing hours and availability at rural GBC Centers, click the Center's link on the menu at left. The ACS is now offering High School Equivalency testing. Call the ASC at 775-753-2149for more information!


Hours & Appointments


Regular Semester Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Summer Hours

Call or e-mail Academic Success Center Director Ping Wang at

775-753-2144 or, for hours of operation and to schedule a summer exam.

Great Basin College’s Testing Center is available for GBC and non-GBC students to take proctored paper and online exams.  All tests assigned by GBC instructors are free for GBC students to take.  All other exams are subject to a standard fee that must be paid at the Controller’s Office prior to testing.

GBC students do not need to make appointments to take class exams or the Accuplacer. 


Call 775-753-2149 to make an appointment for all other exams. 



Testing Fees are to be paid to GBC Controller’s Office prior to testing:


  • GBC Tests: Free
  • In-State Institutions: $12.50
  • Out-of-state Institutions: $17.50
  • Western Governors University: $15.00 fee paid by WGU
  • CLEP Testing: $17.50 is the GBC fee. An additional fee of $77/test is charged by CLEP.
  • Praxis: Fees are charged by Praxis. There is no GBC testing fee.


Students: Before scheduling your test


Individuals taking exams must present a picture ID with a first and last name that matches the name on the exam.  The ability to test will be forfeited if proper identification is not presented at the time of the exam.

Please read all of the Great Basin College Testing Center Rules and Regulations before arriving to take an exam. 


For GBC instructor-assigned tests, bring the Testing Center Form filled out by your instructor.


For the tests listed below, click the link of the exam you are planning to take in order to prepare yourself for your test day.


  • ACCUPLACER placement test
  • CLEP test for college credit by examination
  • Praxis test for educators
  • High School Equivalency testing


GBC Instructors: Arranging testing for your students


The Testing Center in the ASC is a great place to have your paper on computer-based exams proctored.  Please use one of the following forms to request a proctored exam for one student or an entire class. 

Testing Center Form for Individual Students (PDF)

Testing Center Form for Class Exams (PDF)

Proctored exam request forms can also be picked up at the ASC in EIT 114.  If you have any questions, call or e-mail Academic Success Center Director Ping Wang at 775-753-2144 or

Great Basin College - 1500 College Parkway - Elko, Nevada 89801 - 775.738.8493
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