Located at Black Hills State University—Rapid City
The testing center in Rapid City provides a range of proctoring services for SDSU, BHSU, USD and other South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR), and non-SDBOR, students. Students taking an online course through an SDBOR or non-SDBOR institution are eligible to have their exams proctored at the testing center. Students with a documented disability are eligible for reasonable testing accommodations.
Testing Center services are also available to College of Nursing students at other locations.
The Testing Center in Rapid City is currently only serving students for the following exams:
- Computer Based and Paper Proctored Exams for Online Courses
- Make-Up Exams
- Reasonable Accommodation Testing
- ATI Assessments
- ATI Make-Up Assessments
- ACCUPLACER Placement Exams
Proctoring services for CLEP or other tests cannot be scheduled at this time. We will be adding these services in the near future, please check back soon. These tests are offered at other locations.
Testing is by advance online appointment only. Please schedule at least 48 hours (2 business days) in advance. Schedule your appointment through RegisterBlast© below.
- Testing Center Location
Black Hills State University – Rapid City (BHSU-RC)
Main Office Rm. 114, First Floor
4300 Cheyenne Blvd.
Box Elder, SD 57719
- Testing Center Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M.S.T.
- Testing Requirements (IMPORTANT)
Testing center capacity: 11 computers/stations with 4 extra seats for students using their own laptops with ethernet hardwire.
If using your own laptop with ethernet, please bring your own ethernet adapter. Adapters will not be provided.
A photo ID card is required for testing. Please bring a student ID, driver's license, government-issued ID card, or passport. Scratch paper and pencils are provided. Any other materials, such as a calculator, must be pre-approved with your instructor and notified to the proctor for usage per your exam instructions.
Students must check in 15 minutes before exam. If student is not seated by exam start time, student will be considered late and will need to reschedule accordingly with instructor. All SDBOR holidays will be observed. If BHSU-RC is closed due to inclement weather, the testing center will also be closed.
No food or drink is allowed in the testing room. Lockers are provided for personal items.
You can bring your own laptop to use. Please ensure you have the appropriate LockDown Browser pre-installed that your instructor requires for the exam.
Face coverings are optional due to the University being at Face Covering Protocol Level 0, effective 5/10/21.
Kacey is the Testing Center, Assessment, and Evaluation Director. She began working in the College of Nursing in 2018, with involvement in both undergraduate and graduate nursing assessment and evaluation. Kacey manages and proctors a variety of exams for all SDBOR students at the SDSU College of Nursing Testing Center, located at the BHSU-RC building in Rapid City. Her prior experience managing a testing center in Las Vegas, Nevada will allow testing services to expand to accommodate more in the community soon. She utilizes her assessment and evaluation expertise to implement the College of Nursing plan for data collection, retention, storage, interpretation, and distribution of relevant assessment and accreditation outcomes across all nursing departments and programs.