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UT Tyler Testing Center to Extend Hours

August 30, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

To further meet the needs of students and the community, The University of Texas at Tyler Testing Center will extend its hours, Kim Harvey-Livingston, director of student services, announced.

Effective Tuesday, Sept. 4, regular hours will be 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday.

“With these new operating hours, we can now offer greater flexibility for meeting the testing needs both of UT Tyler students and other students in the community, as well as expand our current offerings such as the Accuplacer, CLEP and correspondence proctoring,” said Ramsey Williams, UT Tyler coordinator of testing services.

The UT Tyler Testing Center's mission is to provide accurate and secure testing opportunities that meet the individual needs of students in an environment conducive to academic success. The center offers proctoring services for standardized testing, university-level correspondence testing, placement exams, institutional effectiveness assessments and accommodated testing.

Proctoring services for all tests offered are given only to those registered for that particular test date. Registration and other testing information is available at the center or online at

“Examinations are administered to insure not only the security of the examination but also with each student’s particular needs in mind,” Williams added.

Testing services is located in the UT Tyler University Center, room 3160.

For more information, call 903.565.5693.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.