Lassen Library District provides educational and professional examination services via direct proctoring of college distance learning examinations and as an Authorized Pearson VUE Test Center.
Call the library at 530-251-8127 or 530-257-8113 for more information on how to take advantage of this service.
College Distance Learning Examination Proctoring
Lassen Library will serve as an examination proctor for your college distance learning coursework at no cost to you. College exam proctoring is available during the library's normal hours of operation: Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.
The process for taking advantage of this service is:
- Notify your college that you would like to take your exam at Lassen Library.
- Your college will probably provide you with a form that, when filled out by you and the Library, will authorize Lassen Library to administer the exam.
- Your college will send the Library either a written exam package or instructions for accesing their on-line examintion site.
- The Library will call you when the exam materials have been received to scehdule an examination time for you.
- After the examination is taken the Library will return the completed examination or examination completion notice to your college.
Professional Certification Examination Service
Lassen Library is a Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center. Our PearsonVUE ID is 69445.
Pearson VUE Test Center examinations are administered on Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and the second Saturday of each month 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.
As an Authorized Pearson VUE Test Center Lassen Library can administer many of the professional certification examinations of the more than 450 examinations sponsors offered by Pearson VUE worldwide. A complete list of offered exams can be found here: A-Z list of offered exams
Access to examinations can be started at Pearson VUE which will forward your access to the appropriate sponsor site. Schedule an exam
Most offered exams at Lassen Library are the GED and California CSET
California Subject Examinations for Teachers® (CSET®)
The California Subject Examinations for Teachers® (CSET®) program has been developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for prospective teachers who choose to or are required to meet specific requirements for certification by taking examinations. The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) is the sponsoring organization for the CSET exam and has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson to assist in the development, administration, and scoring of the CSET.
High School Equivalency Tests (HSET)
California has approved the use of three high school equivalency tests (GED®, HiSET®, and TASC™) for students 18 years old and older, and 17 years old in some instances, for the purpose of receiving a California High School Equivalency Certificate. For complete information on exam eligibility and procedures go to California HSET.
As a Pearson VUE Test Center Lassen Library offers the GED exam. The GED Testing Service is the sponsoring organization for the GED exam and has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson to assist in the development, administration, and scoring of the GED for all states that accept the GED.
Go to ged.com to learn more about the GED and to get started in taking the exam.