Registration and Information
Below is a general overview of each test. For more information or to schedule an exam, click on the individual testing company’s web link.
The UPTC is recognized as a Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center. We provide on-site, on-demand testing for certification and professional licensure exams. Please note that all scheduling, rescheduling, cancellations, and communication about a test is handled through Pearson VUE.
Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 175 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education company, whose businesses also include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.
How do I schedule a test with Pearson VUE®?
Visit Pearson VUE’s website and select the relevant test program from the Test Taker Services section. Next, select ‘Schedule a Test’ on the right-hand side of the page and complete the necessary fields. Upon confirming the booking, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Pearson VUE. At a minimum, this confirmation will contain information such as the time, date and location of your test, including directions to the test center.
How do I reschedule a test?
Visit Pearson VUE’s website and select the relevant test program from the Test Taker Services section. Once you have chosen your test program, select ‘Reschedule a Test’ on the right- hand side and complete the necessary fields.
How do I cancel a test?
Visit Pearson VUE’s website and select your test program from the Test Taker Services section. Once you have chosen your testing program, select ‘Cancel a Test’ on the right-hand side and complete the necessary fields.
What happens if I forget my Pearson VUE username and/or password?
Click on the sign-in page relevant to your program on Pearson VUE’s website and select either ‘I forgot my username’ or ‘I forgot my password’. Provide the details required and you will then be able to recover your username and/or reset your password.
What if I have a problem?
You can call Pearson VUE’s customer service center by going to its contact web page and choosing your relevant program and region.
How early should I arrive at the Testing Center on the day of my test?
Typically, you are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. This will give you an opportunity to check-in and relax prior to beginning your test. The amount of time you are asked to arrive at the center before your scheduled appointment time differs for each program. You will receive a confirmation email with program-specific information.
What happens when I arrive to take an exam?
What identification do I need to bring to the test?
Typically, you are asked to bring two forms of identification, including one government-issued photo identification. Some test programs may have additional requirements. The items you are asked to bring differs for each test program. You will receive a confirmation email with program-specific information.
How often are test centers open for testing?
Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers usually operate during regular business hours. However, some centers may have evening or weekend appointments available. For test center availability, log in to your Pearson VUE account or contact a Pearson VUE representative.
The University of Pittsburgh Testing Center is a Scantron Assessment Solutions testing site. Scantron’s Assessment Solutions provides testing and training design, development, and delivery services to certification and licensure organizations, corporations, educational institutions, government agencies, and trade and professional associations. Scantron offers close to 1,350 test center locations in 115 countries to provide internet-based and paper and pencil testing.
Selecting, registering for, and receiving further information about a test or testing program is done though Scantron’s website. The links below will help you find the appropriate destination.
- Browse the list of testing programs offered through Scantron.
- Take a sample test to familiarize yourself with testing through Scantron.
- Scantron’s resources page can help answer any questions you have.
- If you have additional questions for Scantron, they can be contacted through the Scantron Candidate Support page.