NCTC Class & Make Up Exams

Taking a Test for a Class

For students who are allowed to take a makeup exam, or who are registered with the Office for Students with Disabilities for on-campus exam, these exams are administered by the Testing Center on an appointment basis.

Students will schedule their NCTC Professor Approved OSD Department Exam or NCTC Professor Approved Make-Up Department Exam by visiting one of the NCTC RegisterBlast portals.

Bowie and Graham students will schedule via direct email at: or

What to Bring

  • Proper identification (See main page for ID requirements).
  • All testing materials allowed/required by your professor.

DO NOT Bring These Items

  • Guests, visitors, pets
  • Weapons
  • Cell phones, wearable technologies
    • All watches are prohibited in the Testing Lab
  • Hats, head scarves, coats/jackets/hoodies/sweaters, large jewelry
    • Pockets are subject to inspection by Testing Center staff
  • Food, drink, gum, tobacco


  • Do you have any reason to believe you or anyone in your household has been exposed to or acquired COVID-19?
  • To the best of your knowledge have you been in close proximity to any individual who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
  • Have you or anyone in your household had any of the following symptoms in the last 21 days: sore throat, cough, chills, body aches for unknown reasons, shortness of breath for unknown reasons, loss of smell, loss of taste, fever at or greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit?
  • Have you or anyone in your household been tested for COVID-19?

If the answer to even ONE of the questions above is “YES”, you will not be able to visit a campus in person and should contact your instructor for other arrangements. 

Everyone entering a campus must enter at designated main entrance door and be screened with temperature checks. 


The Office of Testing Services requires all employees, and anyone entering the office to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth upon arrival into our offices. Test takers may be asked to lift the mask for facial recognition during the check- in or check-out process. We appreciate your cooperation while we continue to monitor and follow state-wide face covering mandates.