Testing Center

The ESDS Testing Center provides a reliable space for UMB students who receive testing accommodations to take exams. 

UMB students at Shady Grove, please schedule your testing accommodations here.

Spring 2023 Testing Center Hours: 8am -6:30pm Monday through Friday. If you have a testing need outside of these hours, please email esdstesting@umaryland.edu to discuss options.

DO NOT SCHEDULE YOUR EXAM WITH THE INTENTION OF TESTING PAST 6:30PM. You will be asked to stop your exam promptly at 6:30pm.

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN YOUR PREFERRED APPOINTMENT TIME: Please email esdstesting@umaryland.edu for assistance. 

There will be no makeup exams for non-ESDS students in the Testing Center during Spring 2023.

To request a time to take your exam in the testing center at UMB, you must complete the following steps:

1.  Request academic accommodations with the ESDS office each semester.

2.  Work with the instructor to determine a reasonable time period to take your accommodated exam or quiz (School of Pharmacy students: please defer to exam scheduling deadlines communicated by ADA exam team).

3.  Complete the following form to schedule a spot within the Testing Center at least five business days prior to the desired testing date to allow the ESDS office to coordinate with instructors. Make sure to provide your instructor's correct email address.

Please note: exam reservations scheduled with two business days' notice or less may not be honored due to constraints of last-minute scheduling. 

Schedule an Appointment

4.  Wait to receive an email from ESDS confirming the date and time of your exam.

5.  Arrive at the Testing Center 5 minutes before your appointment time. Please bring your UMID. Please note, your personal belongings (including phone and smart-watch) will be collected.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING LATE FOR AN APPOINTMENT, please contact the Testing Center to determine whether you will need to reschedule your exam. Email esdstesting@umaryland.edu.  


ESDS Testing Center

SMC Campus Center, Room LL005