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Pearson VUE Exams

Notice: The Testing Center at the Poughkeepsie campus is under a phased reopening based on the guidance of SUNY, New York State, Dutchess County, and Dutchess Community College administration. Facemasks will be required when coming on campus. Appointments are required. Due to social distancing, ONLY the student will be allowed into the Testing Center at the appointment time. Currently, there is no availability for testing at Dutchess @ Fishkill.

Pearson VUE exams are now available on a limited basis as the Testing Center transitions to a phased reopening. Individuals should follow the instructions below to schedule and pay for Pearson VUE exams. For questions, please email HighStakesTesting@sunydutchess.edu.

Appointments for Pearson VUE Exams will be scheduled on Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This schedule is subject to change without notice based on demand, staffing, and health-related guidance by New York State, SUNY, and Dutchess County.

Standard information below may vary during the COVID-19 pandemic remote teaching and learning period.


Pearson VUE is a platform used to administer many different types of exams for certifications and licensures. For questions, please email HighStakesTesting@sunydutchess.edu.

Payment & Scheduling

Individuals who need a Pearson VUE exam proctored can go to the Pearson VUE website. All payments for testing are done through Pearson VUE; there is no additional payment made to Dutchess Community College.

Photo ID required for testing, but varies by exam. Please see client reference for specific criteria.