The Academic Proctoring Center

The Academic Proctoring Center provides a supervised testing site for:

The APC does not currently proctor exams for classes meeting on-ground (except as noted in #2 and #3 above), or exams that involve the use of specialized computer programs, oral components or lab activities.

A Student Satisfaction Survey is now available to all students using the Academic Proctoring Center. Please take a moment to complete this survey and help us learn how we can continue improving the service we offer at the Academic Proctoring Center! The survey will be active until May 30th.. Simply click on the link below. Thank you for your time!

Student Satisfaction Survey - Academic Proctoring Center


Schedule your appointment online after checking the hours below:


Hours Starting Monday, January 27th***

OCEANSIDE APC, located in Room 3333 (Map of the Oceanside Campus)

Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SAN ELIJO APC, located in Room 101 (Map of the San Elijo Campus)

Mondays, Wednesdays 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursdays 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please note that our SEC office is closed on Tuesdays and Fridays!

Please note - Extended Hours will be available for midterms at the Oceanside campus.

The Oceanside APC will be open from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm on the following days: Wednesday, March 5th, Thursday, March 6th, Wednesday, March 26th and Thursday, March 27th.

***The Academic Proctoring Center will be closed on Friday, February 14th and Monday, February 17th in observance of Presidents Day. The APC will be closed during our spring break Monday, March 10th - Friday, March 14th, 2014.

Hours Starting Monday, May 12th - Monday, May 19th, 2014

OCEANSIDE APC, located in Room 3333 (Map of the Oceanside Campus)

Monday, May 12th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, May 13th 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 14th 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 15th 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday, May 16th 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, May 17th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday, May 19th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SAN ELIJO APC, located in Room 101 (Map of the San Elijo Campus)

Monday, May 12th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, May 13th 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, May 14th 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 15th 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 16th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday, May 19th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

All testing materials are collected at the posted closing time of the Academic Proctoring Center, regardless of whether the student has completed the exam.

 When using the services provided by the Academic Proctoring Center, students will be responsible for reading and abiding by the following policies:

MiraCosta College supports a harmonious, safe and productive learning environment. Being respectful towards fellow students, staff and property is expected. Any  violation of the Student Code of Conduct including but not limited to; disruptive behavior, cheating and dishonesty, will result in an incident report being filed followed by student disciplinary action.

Appointment Policies

Students are required to schedule an appointment to take an exam. All students must adhere to the following Appointment Policies:

APC Use Policies

Cheating, other academic dishonesty, or other violations of rules and regulations will be subject to student disciplinary action as stated in the current MiraCosta College catalog. Student must abode

(Administrative Procedure No. VIII.E-01.d)

Proctoring Services for Distance Learning Students

Are you currently taking a course for another college or university? The Academic Proctoring Center provides test proctoring services for $30 per hour as time and space allows. The minimum charge is $30 and the maximum charge is $60. Per our policy we need to have an exam for the student at our location before confirming an appointment. You may request to have the exams sent to the following address: MiraCosta College, Attn: Academic Proctoring Center, MS # 10 B, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056 or per email to

If you would like to set up proctoring services, please contact Pamela Le Blanc for further assistance at 760-757-2121 ext. 6471 or per email: Please note that the APC is unable to accommodate distance learning exams during our finals week. For the spring 2014 semester the final exam week falls between May 12th - May 16th. We encourage you to contact us no later than a week before your exam date, as we have limited seats available. The APC is closed for winter break December 23rd, 2013 - January 1st, 2014.