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Testing

Contact Information

Email: testing@highlands.edu

Phone: 706-204-2110

Fax: 706-295-6365

Georgia Highlands College testing services are administered by the Georgia Highlands College Library. Feel free to contact the library with questions regarding testing.


Mission

The mission of the Department of Testing Services is to provide students, faculty, staff, and the community with a secure, distraction-reduced, and accessible environment. The Department strives to adhere to the Standards and Guidelines of the National College Testing Association to create a positive testing experience that supports the academic success of all test takers.

Goals

  • Support academic success, advancement, and retention of test takers by scheduling and providing a variety of testing services throughout the year at multiple college sites.
  • Provide current information on testing services being offered through a routinely updated Testing Services website as well as continual training of Proctors and Library Faculty and Staff who assist testers with questions.
  • Monitor the efficiency of testing procedures and equipment, including hardware and software, to ensure timely, effective changes are implemented as needed.
  • Further support academic success of test takers by reporting scores to appropriate parties as required, as well as explaining test scores when testers have questions or directing test takers to appropriate College personnel in other departments as needed.