University Testing Center

University Testing Center opens today, provides accommodated testing services to SMU community

The University Testing Center (UTC) opens today and begins to offer accommodated testing services to the SMU community.

Today begins a three-phased opening of the center. In phase one, most accommodated testing – for students with testing accommodations approved by Disability Accommodations & Success Strategies (DASS) – will be proctored by the center. Accommodated testing will be conducted by the UTC as a backup to instructors and academic departments. The test proctoring process and reservations of testing seats remain the same within DASS Link.

In spring 2023, phase two will pilot the expansion of services to student athletes during their sport’s competition season.

Depending on space usage and demand, the final phase will be to add placement testing and evaluation services. A handful of other campus test proctoring services will remain operational and resources to instructors. Learn more about the new testing center, eligibility for testing, policies, and booking processes at

UTC Open House Reminder

On August 24, from 2-4pm, join us in the basement of Clements Hall (G15) to learn about the space, the services offered, and how we support you in providing a secure and reduced distraction environment for students.

Food will be served and information sessions and tours will be led by our Testing Manager and Coordinator every 20 minutes. We hope you’ll stop by and join us in welcoming this new department to campus.

Reach out to us via email at or by phone at 214-768-6064.

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