Test Site Rules

When you register for the MTTC, you agree to comply with all the rules set forth on the current program website, including the Rules of Test Participation (see "Compliance with Testing Rules"), and the rules communicated to you at each test administration for which you are registered, including the Test Center Rules PDF document (for computer-based testing).

Violation of test site rules, including the possession or use of prohibited materials during a test administration, may result in the voiding of your scores.

The following are prohibited at the test site:

Smoking and the use of all tobacco products
Visitors, including relatives, children, and friends
Weapons of any kind

Prohibited Materials

DO NOT bring any unauthorized aids or prohibited materials, listed below, with you to the test site. If you do bring any of these materials, you will be required to leave them in a designated area.

For computer-based testing, any personal items that you bring to the testing center must be stored in a locker outside of the testing room during the test. This includes jewelry, watches, wallets, and purses in addition to the prohibited materials listed below.

Cell phones (possession or use of)
Electronic communication devices, visual or audio recording or listening devices, or any device with an on/off option, including, but not limited to, MP3 players, PDAs, tablets, computers, CD players, removable storage devices, calculator watches, clocks or watches with alarms, spellcheckers, etc.
no eyeglasses with recording devices Eyeglasses with communication and recording devices; note that during the check-in process you may be asked to remove any pair of eyeglasses for a visual inspection, but the test center proctor will not touch or otherwise handle your glasses
Calculators (except as noted for selected tests) and calculator manuals
Handwritten or printed materials, such as dictionaries, notebooks, scratch paper, textbooks, etc.
Packages and bags of any kind, such as backpacks, briefcases, etc.
Hats or headwear, except those being worn for religious or medical purposes
Food and drink, including chewing gum, except, for paper-based testing only, water in approved containers as described in "Reporting to the Test Site"
Unauthorized aids, such as slide rules, rulers, translation aids, highlighters, etc.
Unauthorized medical devices, such as Epinephrine injections, etc., unless prior approval has been obtained (refer to "Registering for Alternative Testing Arrangements" for more information)