About Testing Services


Testing Services is located in the Student Success Center on the third floor of Lynn Wood Hall in the Counseling and Testing Office (Suite 3012). For directions and parking information, go to Campus Safety.

Contact Information

Phone: 423.236.2782

Email: testing@southern.edu

Testing Services Mission

While adhering to the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines, Southern Adventist University Testing Services facilitates the administration of testing and assessment programs according to student and institutional needs.

Testing Services supports and promotes the mission of Southern Adventist University by administering university-related test programs, coordinating the administration of national entrance and certification exams, and offering students, alumni, and community members the opportunity to take advantage of testing services for personal, educational, and career planning in a confidential and responsive environment.

Testing Services is committed to:

  • Administering testing programs in a diligent manner to promote honesty, integrity, and fairness in all assessment procedures
  • Protecting the confidentiality and rights of privacy of examinees
  • Adhering to program requirements of testing companies in the administration of specific tests
  • Treating examinees in a fair, courteous, professional and nondiscriminatory manner


Jim Wampler, PsyD, EdS—Director, Student Success Center/Test Operations Manager

Chris Hansen, PhD—Director, Institutional Research/Associate Test Supervisor

Daniel Olson, MS—Career Services Coordinator/Associate Test Supervisor

Renita Moore, MS—First Year Experience Coordinator/Assistant Test Supervisor

Lauree Fogg—Office Manager, Student Success Center/Assistant Test Supervisor

Regina Bailey—Office Manager, Retention and Disability Support Services /Assistant Test Supervisor

Sarah Otis, PhD—Clinical Psychologist (Roots Counseling Center)/Consulting Psychologist


Testing Services is a member of the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and the Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC). We subscribe to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.

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The "We Subscribe" logo and the "NCTA Guidelines We Subscribe" mark, the "We Participate" logo, and the "Consortium of College Testing Centers Participant" mark are service marks of National College Testing Association in the United States and are used by permission.