PERT for First-Time Test Takers

Taking the Placement Test

 Study materials include the PERT Practice Test and  PERT Study Guide . These resources will allow you to assess your abilities and improve your test-taking skills.

The PERT placement testing is offered on a walk-in basis during  Assessment & Testing business hours. Please select your preferred testing location below:

The PERT takes approximately 2 to 3 hours to complete.  

Testing must be completed in the same day, unless a seven day extension is needed.

Find out which materials are required and allowed for your test

  • You will be required to sign a Testing Agreement before being allowed to test, which will advise you about restricted materials.
  • You can also find information about which of your own materials you will be allowed to bring by reading the Testing Center's Prohibited Items policy.
  • There is no testing fee for the first attempt at Seminole State.
  • Seminole State students who are retaking all or part of the test will be assessed a $10 test fee*. 
    • *Price subject to change. Test fee is non-refundable.

Payment must be received before testing can begin. Contact the Assessment and Testing Center for more information.

Visit your preferred testing location during Assessment & Testing business hours to complete the PERT placement test.

  • Receive your PERT placement scores
  • Complete Seminole State's online student orientation
  • Schedule an advisement appointment with the Academic Advising and Counseling Department.
    • Your advisor will help you interpret your test scores and place you in the appropriate courses.

Examination Day Reminders

  • You will need to present a current, valid and original photo ID with a signature(e.g., passport, driver’s license or state-issued ID card).
    • Digital Identification is not permissible.
  • If your photo ID does not include a signature, a second ID is required with your name and signature (e.g., Social Security card, credit card or debit card).


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