TExES/ExCET Testing (paper based)

The University of Houston-Victoria is an official testing site for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) and the Examination for the Certification of Educators (ExCET) on behalf of Educational Testing Services.

These paper-based administrations are generally held five times a year in the University West Building. To check for pricing, prerequisites, upcoming administration dates, or to register for the TExES/ExCET visit http://www.texes.ets.org/.

For questions about the test, examinees can call ETS at 1-800-205-2626 or send an email to texes-excet_inquiries@ets.org.

For information about the testing site, please contact Ernest Amador, UHV Testing Coordinator, at Email Ernest or call 361.570.4285.

Things to Know Before Test Day

Examinees should report to the University West Building (the entrance facing Red River St.) at least thirty minutes early. No examinees will be admitted after 8 a.m. or 2 p.m.

Examinees should bring three or four sharpened pencils (no mechanical pencils or highlighters), their admission ticket, and a valid photo ID. (See ID Requirements.)

Cell phones or any kind of electronic communication devices are not allowed in the testing center. All cell phones should be left at home or in a vehicle. Using a cell phone or possessing a cell phone or other electronic communication device during testing is grounds for dismissal.

For more information about what examinees should know before test day, please visit http://www.texes.ets.org/texes/dayOfTheTest/#whatToBring

For information about preparing and studying for TExES/ExCET exams, contact the School of Education at (361) 570-4271.