CERTIPORT EXCEL
for FAU College of Business (COB) Students only

College of Business

Registration Information 

Registration IS NOW OPEN

COST
$43.50 - First Time
$33.50 - Retakes
$53.50 - Remote 

STEP 1  Create Your Certiport Account

STEP 2  Schedule Your Appointment/Pay for the Exam

FAU Testing Centers (Boca and Davie) are open for students to take Excel 2019 MOS Exam from Saturday, Oct. 30 to Monday, November 22.  You have to sign up for a testing time in advance (no walk-in allowed). The registration portal will be open on Friday, October 1st, 2021.

  • Choose the FAU campus where you want to take your exam.

  • You will be taken to that campus test center’s website where you will select "EXCEL for COB Students” to schedule your appointment date and pay the $43.50 fee for first-time test takers and $33.50 for retakes.  All payments are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be rescheduled.

  • You must use your FAU email address when creating your profile and scheduling your exam. The spelling of your name must match your OWL Card exactly.  During registration, put in your course CRN number in the requested field or your instructor may not receive your score information.

STEP 3  Taking the Exam/After the Exam

Note: Test takers must retain/know their Certiport username and password (see step 1) in order to access the exam on test day. 

  • You must present an FAU Owl Card matching the name exactly to your registration.  No exeptions.

  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your exam. Late arrivals will not be permitted to test.

  • Hoodies, sweaters, jackets, coats, or outerwear, food/drink are NOT permitted in the testing rooms. It is suggested to dress accordingly (long sleeves) or you may not be permitted to test.

  • All candidates upon completion of the exam will be able to view their score report on the computer screen. Candidates may also access the score report at a later time on www.certiport.com using their login credentials. 

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time and wish to take it again, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam. A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.

Remote Registration 

REMOTE Registration is now closed

Remote testing appointments are EXTREMELY LIMITED and are exclusively for out-of-area candidates or those with exceptional circumstances. ONLY sign up for remote testing IF YOU’RE ABSOLUTELY UNABLE to come to the testing centers on campus.  Read/review the information and guidelines on this page before proceeding with the registration process below.  The deadline to sign up for remote testing is Friday, October 15th, 2021. 

TO REGISTER

  • Create Certiport Account (Follow STEP 1 above in Registration Information)

  • To schedule a remote test appointment, the registration has to be completed between Friday, October 1st, and Friday, October 15th, 2021.  You must follow the procedure below carefully in order to set up your test appointment.

  • After you create your Certiport account (STEP 1), choose a campus below, the exam Group "EXCEL for COB Students-REMOTE" Then, pay the $53.50 fee.  Note that you must use your FAU email address when creating your profile in this process; the spelling of your name must match your OWL Card exactly.  During registration, put in your course CRN number in the requested field.  You can select the time slots that are convenient to you (remote testing is only available on weekdays), but the actual appointment can only be set up after the step described in the next paragraph.  

    Once your online sign-up process is complete, please immediately email fautesting@fau.edu (including your name, Z number, and Course CRN number) to request an appointment to be set up.  Do not delay this email, as there are limited time slots available, and it may take up to a few weeks to secure your appointment.  The testing center will email you the registration information and the date and time you will be taking the remote exam once a time slot is secured; you will then have 24 hours to confirm the registration using a direct link provided in the email.

    Disclaimer: While it is very unlikely to occur, Certiport and the FAU Testing & Evaluation is not responsible for any damage to data, software, computer, telecommunications, or other equipment (including damage caused by virus transmission) that candidates may experience as a result of using Certiport Exams from Home.  Also note that there are no refunds, reschedules and fees are not transferrable once a testing appointment is made. 

  • The day before your remote testing appointment, you will receive an email from fautesting@fau.edu with the exam link needed to launch the Excel 2019 MOS exam.  Test takers must use their Certiport username and password (see step 1) in order to access the exam on test day.  Note that you may not be admitted into the exam if you arrive more than 5-minutes late.  

  • All candidates upon completion of the exam will be able to view their score report on the computer screen. Candidates may also access the score report at a later time on www.certiport.com using their login credentials. 

  • Remote takers do not have the option of retaking the exam.


Accommodations

The FAU Testing Center willingly provides special test accommodations for all candidates who qualify for non-standard test administrations. To apply for accommodations, please follow the instructions provided by Certiport.

 

Schedule Your Exam

By clicking the campus location below, I agree that I have read and understood the listed information above including the ID requirements and Test Center Regulation and I am ready to register. 

Boca Raton Campus Davie Campus