Assessment Center

Pearson VUE-Authorized Testing Center

As part of our mission to offer local access to educational and professional opportunities, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) is proud to be an authorized testing center for Pearson VUE (CompTIA, VCLA, GED, etc.,). The Anthem Computer Lab in the 820 Bruce Street Building is our designated testing area, and it is available on Thursdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. If you are taking a Pearson VUE assessment at the SVHEC Assessment Center, please register for your assessment through and select the SVHEC as your preferred testing location. For more information or to schedule testing, contact Virginia Byrd at , (434) 572-5568 or, toll-free, 1-800-283-0098 ext. 5568.

Need a Proctor for an Online Exam? 

The SVHEC Assessment Center offers exam proctoring for online classes. Please contact Meagan Owen at (434) 572-5566 or Virginia Byrd at (434) 572-5568 to schedule a testing time. Due to COVID-19, the Fall 2020 testing schedule is not available at this time. Please contact us for more information.