Testing Calendar for January - December 2013
- January 18, 2013
- February 22, 2013
- March 22, 2013
- April 19, 2013
- May 17, 2013
- June 14, 2013
- July 12, 2013
- August 23, 2013
- September 20, 2013
- October 18, 2013
- November 8, 2013
- December 6, 2013
*NOTICE: Starting in 2014, there will be a new GED test. The current version of the GED test is expiring at the end of 2013 and your scores will expire too if you do not finish and pass the test before January 2014.
*Dates of testing are subject to cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
Additional testing dates TBA.
NOTE: Examinees wanting to take the GED Test at Stephen F. Austin State University must first complete and submit the Online Demographic Form. After completing the Online Demographic Form, you must call Testing Services to schedule your test.
Step 1: Create a University of Texas at Austin Electronic ID (“UT EID”). The GED Online Demographic Home Page web address is https://utdirect.utexas.edu/ecweb/DEMO_2.0/index.WBX. When you go to this page you will be asked to log in with a UT EID. To create an EID, click on the “I need a UT EID” link. This website will take you through the steps to create your own UT EID and password; follow the instructions carefully.
Step 2: Go to the GED Online Demographic Homepage web address: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/ecweb/DEMO_2.0/index.WBX.
- You will be asked to log in. Enter your UT EID and password.
- Click the “Complete the Online Demographic Form” button to go to the first page of the
- A box may pop us to ask if you want to display non-secure items. Click “Yes”. (You may be
prompted to do this on each page of the Demographic Form.)
- Once you have completed all of the information, (3 pages), go to the bottom of the third page and
click on the “Select my Test Center” button.
- Enter your Test Center’s four-digit code and click the “Save Test Center Selection” button.
- Remember, you must save your information.
Step 3: Once you save your information and have chosen your test center, call the center to register for the test. If you have chosen to take your test at Stephen F. Austin State University, please contact Testing Services at 936-468-3958 to make your GED testing reservation. If you have questions or need additional information, testing staff will assist you with completing your Online Demographic Form.
The Online Demographic Form will be required for all GED Testing in 2010. The online Demographic Form must be completed at least 3 days prior to the test date and before registering with SFASU to take the test.
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) campus, Thomas J. Rusk Building, Room 328
First-time cost of exam is $65.00 for all 5 sections.
Retakes are $15.00 per section of the test.
- Age: The applicant must be 18 years old. An applicant who is 17 years old must have written parental or
guardian consent. An applicant who is 16 years old must have a court order.
- Educational Status: The applicant must not have received a high school
diploma from an accredited high school in the United States. The applicant
must not be enrolled in school, unless the applicant is enrolled in a High
School Equivalency Program (HSEP).
- Applicants age 17 or less years must provide an official withdrawal from
the last high school they attended or provide the necessary HSEP forms.
- Retakes: Applicants may retake the GED at any time; however, you must call to make an appointment.
- Those wanting to test must pre-register by paying their fees on the 3rd floor of the Rusk Building, Room 328 at SFASU.
- Those needing information may call 936-468-3958.
- Special Accommodations: Candidates may request special accommodations for physical, mental, sensory or learning disabilities. Candidates needing accommodations must contact Testing Services at (936) 468-3958 for additional information.
- Remember to report on time for your scheduled GED Test. Late examinees will not be admitted to the testing room.
- First time cost of the exam is $65.00 for all 5 tests.
- Retakes are $15.00 per section of the test.
- Please be aware that we no longer score the tests at Stephen F. Austin State University.
- Score reports will be sent to the examinee from The Texas Education Agency in Austin.
- Expect score reports to arrive 2-4 weeks after testing.
- Cellular telephones, beepers, cameras, all photographic communication,
computers, and electronic devices are strictly prohibited in the testing
- Examinees are not permitted to access prohibited items during breaks between tests.
- Photo Identification Required: Photo bearing driver's license, photo bearing
Texas Department of Public Safety Identification Card, photo bearing passport,
photo bearing military identification card.
- Your identification must be current. Expired forms of ID are not acceptable.
- Candidates are not permitted to bring purses, tote bags, portable music
players, hand-held electronic games, food/drink items, textbooks (including
dictionaries), notebooks, supplies, jackets, or coats, hats, or other nonessential
items to their seats in the testing room.
- Calculators will be provided
- Bring photo identification, social security card, fee, and re-test authorization (if applicable).
- Food, drinks, gum and candy are NOT permitted in the testing room.
*Candidates who need to take the Language Arts/Writing test must arrive between 6:15 and 6:30am.
Remember to have non-expired government issued photo ID, fee, and Social Security Card
Rusk 328 for Language Arts/Writing test
Rusk 328 for Mathematics Test
Rusk 328 for Science Test
Rusk 328 for Social Studies Test
Rusk 328 for Language Arts Reading Test
Find more information about GED by contacting the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in Austin, TX at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/ged/ or by calling 512-463-9292
Previously it was announced that the GED Test, 5th Edition would be introduced on January 1, 2012. However, the American Council on Education has decided to transition to the GED 20 /20 program and will not introduce the GED Test, 5th Edition as previously announced. The following link will provide you with additional information regarding changes to the GED Test.
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