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CVM Testing Center - 001 Trotter Hall

The CVM Testing Center provides a secure, comfortable and distraction-free environment for all KSU veterinary medicine students with a letter of accommodation from the Student Access Center (SAC). 


The CVM Testing Center is located at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Trotter 001, Manhattan, KS.


Students must have a letter of accommodation from the Student Access Center (SAC).

Students will provide the SAC letter to the course coordinator/faculty and to Christina Quigley (test coordinator).

The CVM Testing Center Agreement Form must be submitted before scheduling an examination.  If the form is submitted but an automated confirmation e-mail is not received, please contact Christina Quigley at quigley@vet.k-state.edu.  If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, you are not approved to take the exam.

Forty-eight business hours before the exam, the CVM Testing Request Form needs completed and submitted to the test coordinator.  The form requires faculty signatures.

Appointment Scheduling

Please schedule examinations by using the student exam portal at   Students will sign in using their CVM username and password.  Click on the “schedule” tab at the top left and click on “bookings.”  Choose the date and time by double clicking the specific time slot that you wish to schedule your examination.  Times for examinations are between 8:00 – 10:00 am, 10:00 - 12:00, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, and 3:00 – 5:00 pm.  When students create a new reservation, review the date, time and ensure the course name is entered to complete the reservation.  Click “create.”  If the letter of accommodation states students need longer than two hours, they can book the appointment twice through the exam portal. 


The minimum requirement for identification at the CVM Testing Center is a current driver’s license or a veterinary medicine student ID.  

Cellular phone policy

Since cellular phones or any electronic devices will be turned off and placed in a secure locker, students who must leave an emergency contact number (i.e. babysitters) can provide 532-4247 to their contact person.

Food and drink

Food and drinks are not allowed in the Testing Center.

Permitted and prohibited behavior

Testing students are required to read and understand the CVM Testing Center Agreement Form

Personal property

All items except for materials permitted for the test will be placed in a secure locker.  The Testing Center is not responsible for personal property left unattended.

Testing Center Environment

Since the Testing Center must adequately accommodate all testing students, you are reminded of the following:

Dress in layers: Testing room temperature may fluctuate depending on the number of students in the room and the season’s temperature.

Consider other test takers: Refrain from wearing strong perfumes and colognes.

Smokers, please consider not smoking before entering the Testing Center. 

Distractions: To provide a distraction-free environment in the Testing Center, please refrain from tapping pencils and pens on the desks, chairs, partitions, shoes, and body. Do not read aloud, hum, or breathe loudly when frustrated or anxious. If you are ill from a cold, flu or allegies, and cough, sneeze or sniffle uncontrollably or excessively you will cause a distraction in the testing room. We recommend you contact the course coordinator about other testing accommodations.

Video/audio recording/surveillance

Students consent to the video and audio recording of their testing session and to the examination of the video and/or audio recording of the test session when they submit the CVM Testing Center Agreement Form.