Testing, Research Support and Evaluation Center (TREC)
The Testing Research Support and Evaluation Center (TREC), located on the ground floor of Commons Hall (map opens in a new window) on the San Marcos campus, administers a number of tests, including exams for self-paced correspondence students, exams for credit, placement and college readiness tests, proctored exams, upper level barrier tests, tests for students with disabilities, and national exams such as the ACT, SAT, GMAT, and GRE. Visit the TREC website for complete information on services offered.
Round Rock Campus Testing Center
The Texas State Round Rock Campus Testing Center offers testing services including exams for self-paced correspondence students, placement and college readiness tests, proctored exams, and additional services. Visit the Round Rock Campus Testing Center website for further information on testing and for contact information.
Alternative Testing Sites
For distance learning students who do not live in or near San Marcos or Round Rock, testing locations may include college testing centers at other institutions of higher education or private testing centers. If you reside in Texas, consult the Testing Sites in Texas page for a partial list. Out-of-country students may contact the closest U.S. school or embassy. Be sure to verify with the potential testing site that the location offers the specific testing service you need. Also verify with your course instructor or program that the testing location is acceptable. If you need further assistance locating an acceptable testing site, you may contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.