Testing for SPC Distance Students


Testing options at a distance 

CPT (PERT) course placement for reading, writing and math courses

Levels of English Proficiency (LOEP) course placement if you do not pass the PERT Reading, referred to test by the Center for International Programs or the International Language Institute)

Basic Computer and Information Literacy Exam CGS 1070 -This exam allows students who score a 210 or higher to earn a “P” for the CGS 1070 course credit.

Reading for Nursing- Nursing candidates are required to demonstrate reading proficiency for program admission. Passing score 95. Applicants need to earn a Standard of 95 on the Reading Subsection of The Florida College Entry Level Placement Test, 510 SAT Verbal score, 22 ACT Reading score, or earn “C” or better in REA 1105, Critical Reading and Thinking; or have earned a Master’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.

College Level Math Test- Accuplacer College Level Math subtest score is required to determine eligibility for higher math placement with scores between 123-150.

If you live outside of Pinellas County and can’t come to SPC for the College Placement Test (CPT) or online proctored exams, you can arrange to take your exam elsewhere under the supervision of an approved proctor. An approved proctor is someone authorized by SPC to administer the exam.

If you are a new, returning or transfer SPC Distance student, follow these steps to make testing arrangements:

  1. Complete an online advising request 
  2. a Designating a Proctor Form 

SPC Distance Students taking proctored midterms and final exams:

  1. Review Proctored Testing Information.
  2. Complete a Designating a Proctor Form 

If you need any assistance with testing arrangements or have questions, please contact the eCampus office at 727-394-6006 or email DistanceTesting@spcollege.edu   

NOTE: If you are a SPC distance student and need to take any of the following exams please contact an advisor before filling out a Distance Test Proctor Request Form to test at a center outside of the SPC area.
It is important you designate a proctor and select only the test(s) you need to take to avoid additional proctoring fees and delays in your testing arrangements and course registration.