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Assessment Services

All DSC Assessment Services offices are currently closed to student testers.  Please see below for testing information and updates.


If you are a Pearson Vue tester, testing will reopen on May 11, 2020 on a limited basis on the Daytona Beach Campus Only.  If your test can be scheduled in sections (GK, FTCE, GED, Cosmetology, etc.), we strongly recommend trying to schedule 1 section at a time.  Availability is extremely limited for large blocks of time, testers have more availability if they schedule their test in sections.  Please check your registration for information about campus requirements prior to testing.


If you are a new dual enrollment student, please keep checking the dual enrollment website for any updates.  Again, thank you for your patience and understanding.


PERT and TABE - students who need to take the PERT or TABE placement test (and are not new dual enrollment students) for class registration, please contact Academic Advising at or 386-506-3661, they will help you get registered for classes without taking the placement test at this time. 


GED prep courses - students who need to take the Adult Education CASAS placement test for class registration, please contact Academic Advising at or 386-506-3661, they will help you get registered for classes without taking the placement test at this time.


ESOL - students must first be admitted to the college. Once admitted please contact Assessment at 386-506-3067 to complete an inital screening to be registered for classes.


TEAS - Nursing students, please see the announcement below from the Nursing Department regarding the TEAS testing for the Nursing May Application Window and visit the Nursing website for detailed information - 

  • Nursing program applications will be accepted during the normal application window May 1 – May 31, 2020.  Due to the College being closed potential applicants will be allowed to send in the nursing program application either postal mail or email (see nursing department website for address and email).  Students will not be required to have an Advisor signature, and for those that have not taken the TEAS Exam, they will be allowed to submit.  Submitting the nursing application without the TEAS is only conditional and temporary.  Once the College resumes normal business operations those applicants will be required to show proof of passing scores with a deadline of August 26, 2020. This is a temporary solution for submitting the nursing application and the deadline will not be extended beyond May 31, 2020.


Assessment can be contacted at or 386-506-3067.




Assessment Services (aka the Test Center) provides students, faculty, staff and the community with professional, secure and quality testing services.  Our Assessment Specialists are here to assist you throughout your college experience. Assessment Services administers required placement testing, instructor make-up exams, exams to earn college credit, GED® diplomas, distance learning and specialized programs. Assessment Services adhere to the Professional Standards and Guidelines set forth by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and the Florida Association of College Test Administrators (FACTA). Please contact one of our many convenient locations for specific testing information, click here for contact information, campus information and hours of operation.

Students can take the following assessments at Daytona State College: 

  • Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
  • Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • Adult Education - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (AE-CASAS)
  • English For Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - CASAS
  • College Board Next Generation Accuplacer 
  • FDLE Basic Abilities Test (BAT)
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
  • CLEP (College Level Exam Program)
  • DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)
  • Brigham Young University (BYU) Foreign Language exam
  • Certification Exams - Pearson Vue, Prometric, PSI
  • GED® (General Education Development) exam
  • Various certification exams

**A valid photo ID is required for all exams or services (regardless of age) provided by Daytona State College Assessment Services.**  Please see ID requirements and how you can obtain a valid photo ID.

If you live outside of the Volusia/Flagler area, we can make arrangements for you to take your placement test at a more convenient location. Contact us at for more information.

Students who wish to request special accommodations will need to contact DSC's Office of Counseling and Ability Services.  Non-students who are taking a professional certification exam will need to contact the test vendor to arrange special accommodations.

The college is closed on the following days and Assessment Services will not be available:
In addition, the college will close at 5pm prior to all federal holidays that are observed by the college, such as the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the day before Independence Day (if a weekday).

  • Martin Luther King Day - January 20, 2020
  • Spring Break - March 9, 2020- March 13, 2020
  • Memorial Day - May 25, 2020
  • Independence Day - July 3, 2020
  • Labor Day - September 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving - November 26, 2020- November 27, 2020
  • Holiday Break - December 19, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Schedule a Pearson Vue exam

Click here to register for an ASE exam  or call Prometric at 1-877-346-9327. Once you have registered for your exam at Prometric you must call (386) 506-3067 to make an appointment to test.

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Academic Honesty, Integrity and Privacy - Daytona State College is an institution of Academic Integrity. Students and testing candidates are expected to avoid all forms of academic dishonesty. Test scores cannot be given over the telephone nor via email, nor to anyone other than the actual test taker without their written consent. No tests will be administered without a valid photographic identification. Assessment Services is responsible for monitoring test sessions. Daytona State College does not tolerate cheating nor disruptive behavior. If an examinee is suspected of cheating, testing will be stopped and the examinee will be directed to leave the area. The test may be voided. The incident will be reported to college officials and disciplinary action may be taken.

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Last updated: 2020-05-29T18:52:57.245Z