Keyboarding Testing

A free, five minute timed test has you key text from unfamiliar material. A maximum of five errors is allowed. International rules specify two points off your gross score for each error. If successful, you’ll immediately receive an original certificate validating your time. Tests are given Monday through Saturday at different locations. No testing the first and last weeks of the semester.

  • Six timings on three unfamiliar tests during each session
  • The minimum speed is 25 Net Words Per Minute (NWPM)
  • You will be given one original certificate

  • A valid picture ID is required
  • You must complete an application prior to the test either online or on the first visit to the facility to receive a 7 digit CSID number
  • The CSID number along with your picture ID will be given to the instructor before you take your test

  • No appointment necessary
  • Arrive 30 minutes early
  • Testing will not be administered if you arrive more than 15 minutes after posted test time
Days Time Location
M-Th 1:30 PM César Chávez Room 318
M W 6:00 PM
Sa 9:30 AM
M W F 1:30 PM Educational Cultural Complex Room C103
T Th 6:00 PM
M-Th 2:00 PM Mid City Room 307
T 9:00 AM North City Room 112
M-Th 10:30 AM South Metro Career Center Gompers Room
M-Th 1:30 PM
M - F 10:00 AM West City Room 207
M - Th 1:30 PM