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29 Palms Personal and Professional Development LibGuide: Ed Center Testing



Military Examinations
AFCT/ASVAB Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (no appt. needed)
DLPT  Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (no appt. needed)
DLAB  Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (no appt. needed)
AFIADL (CDC)  Fridays, from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (no appt. needed)
OPI Administered upon scheduling Mondays and Fridays, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Civilian Examinations
Pearson Vue  Mondays, from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (pre-registration required)
College Exam Proctoring Upon Request
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)  Wednesdays, at 8:30 AM (no appt. needed)


Testing Resources

Civilian Testing

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is administered every Wednesday at 8:30 AM at the Education Center. We recommend that examinees arrive at least 15 min. prior to the exam start time.

Pearson Vue exam are administered weekly every Monday, except government holidays, but in such incident we will offer the exam the Friday of that week. The Education Center for Pearson Vue exam is available to those who has access to MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, to schedule an exam follow the link to the Pearson Vue Military portal. 


Pearson Vue Testing and Scheduling: Pearson Vue Military



For ACT & SAT reference, and site location please see below.

ACT site locations:

SAT site locations:



Effective June 30th, 2021 DANTES will no long reimburse all admission examinations.

DANTES reimburses eligible Service members the test administration fee (only) for the following exams when meeting a Service or education requirement when administered at National or International Test Centers.


College Exam Proctoring

Please contact the Education Center in regard of proctoring.

Military Testing

Military testing occurs weekly every Tuesday and Thursday.


AFCT/ASVAB exam is administered weekly every Tuesday and Thursday, from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM.


DLAB exam are administered weekly Tuesday, and Thursday 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM. 


DLPT exam are administered weekly Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

EBSCO LearningExpres

The EBSCO LearningExpress DoD Test Prep supports active military, military families, national guard and reserve personnel, and military affiliated civilians and retirees, providing access to educational resources that foster academic advancement, and strengthen job and career readiness. Access a variety of eLearning centers with related grouped content, such as helpful academic resources for every family member from elementary school through college-level skills. Core academic, computer and workplace preparation skills are incorporated to help service members and their families achieve personal goals in school, life and career.




Proctored by National University

National University Testing Site Code: 03627

Schedule: Mondays at 930 AM and Wednesdays at 1:30 PM

Cost: The first attempt of all exams is free for service members. The price per exam is $80 for retake and civilians; if a tester is not a National University student and not a service member, an additional $20 proctoring fee applies.

Location: Bldg 1530 6th Street, on the third floor in room 309

POC: Sydney Smith

Office number – 760.830.6887

Cell number – 442.283.0563

*Service members and civilians can register for the free course on and will receive a one-time free voucher upon completion.*

CLEP and DSST exams can be proctored remotely or locally at National University in the Education Center using the computers in their examination lab. Please contact National University staff to schedule your CLEP and DSST exams in the examination lab (760.830.6887). See the DANTES website listed below for additional details.

Study Prep and Resources

The Combat Center Library offers excellent study and prep resources to all patrons. These resources are available as a paper-based and digital services in preparation for the exams offered through CLEP, DSST, and many more. See the link below for the MWRLibary exam preparation support page.