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Summer 2022 Excel Testing

The School of Business offers its students the opportunity to complete the Microsoft Excel Certification testing for both Associate and Expert levels. The topical coverage of the Associate and Expert levels is described hereFor summer 2022, we will offer remote online testing.

Students may register for an available exam date here Excel Certification Registration Summer 2022. These exams are limited to School of Business students only. Space for each exam date is limited to 10 students, therefore registration is on a first-come first-serve basis.  Students will receive a Google calendar invite at the time of registration for the date and time of their exam.  Students will also be required to show ID prior to taking the exam. Students will receive a Google calendar invite for an ID verification meeting prior to their exam and must accept.

All registered students will receive an email 48 hours prior to their exam. They will be required to accept both calendar invites, if they have not already done so, and reply to the email to confirm their attendance. Both must be completed 24 hours prior to the exam or they will be considered a no show, will be removed from the calendar invites & exam list for that date. Please see the information below regarding exam no shows.

Testers must set up the student’s Certiport account prior to the exam here:

  1. If the student does not have a Certiport account, please set that up using the link.
  2. If the student already has a Certiport account, please check your account to ensure that you remember your password prior to the exam.

The exam is a 50-minute, timed exam. All students can take each test for free up to two times if the same (Associate or Expert) level is involved, and up to three times if a combination of Associate and Expert levels are involved.

Failure to cancel an exam prior to 24 hours before the exam date/time, or not showing for the exam (no show) takes the exam spot from other students, as well as incurs significant costs to the School to pay for a missed exam. Thus, if a student registers for an exam date, and fails to cancel prior to 24 hours before the assigned exam date/time, or does not show, the student will not be allowed to register for another exam during the semester. Registering for an exam date and failing to cancel the registration prior to 24 hours before the exam date/time, or a “no show” will count as one of a student’s two attempts to take the exam.

On the exam day:

  • Click on the Zoom link in the Excel ID Verification calendar invite.
  • Show your TCNJ ID for identity verification.
  • No mobile device, calculators, recording devices, cameras, paper, pens, pencils, etc. are allowed with you in the testing environment.
  • All open browsers must be closed.
  • Accessing anything other than the exam or violating any of the rules contained herein will invalidate your exam.

If you require testing accommodations, you must apply though Certiport  This must be completed prior to your testing date.

Any questions can be directed to


School of Business

Business Building, Room 114
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628