Accounting Competency Exam - School of Accounting

This is a placement test. This is NOT to be used to schedule eLearning (Online) exams .

Registration Information - EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2016 - YOU MAY ONLY TAKE A MAXIMUM OF 3 TIMES

          • Cost: $10.50
            All testing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. **You must test within 90 days of your fee payment.**
          • Current FAU Students
            FAU students must know their Z-numbers and email address when they come to take test.
          • Testing is on a walk-in basis only AFTER you have paid your fee. 
          • Boca Campus
            Testing hours are from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm.Testing must be completed by 4:30pm - Monday through Friday,and you MUST arrive no later than 3:00pm to ensure you receive the full 90 mins. NO EXCEPTIONS.
          • Davie Campus
            Testing must be completed by 5:30pm Monday and Thursday, 4:30pm Tuesday and Wednesday, or by 2:30pm on Friday.
          • The exam is 90 minutes in length - Please make sure you arrive to the testing office by 3:00 pm to ensure you receive your full testing time.
          • During extended evening hours, you must start no later than 6:00 pm. All testing must be completed by 7:30 pm.


Test Center Regulations

Examinees are required to be professional, civil and respectful at all time while on the premises of the Test Center. All exams are continuously monitored by video and audio recording, physical walk-through, and through the observation window. The Test Center Staff is authorized to dismiss you from the test session for a violation of any of the Test Center Regulations, including exhibiting abusive behavior towards the Test Center Staff or other examinees. There will a brief security check upon entry to the test room. 


Identification Requirements

  • Current driver's license
  • State Approved ID
  • Military ID
  • Tribal ID
  • Current Passport
  • Owl Card

What to Bring

    • A non-expired Government issued photo ID is required and must be presented prior to testing. Your photo ID must be a valid photo ID matching exactly the name you used when registering. NO EXCEPTIONS.
    • Bring your email receipt sent to you by Prepblast.

Schedule Your Exam

        • If you are interested in taking the Accounting Competency Exam at the Jupiter Campus you must make prior arrangements via email.
        • If you are out of the area and need to take the Accounting Competency Exam, please email for information regarding how to schedule this exam.
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Boca Raton Campus

Davie Campus

Jupiter Campus (Email)



From I-95 take exit #45, which is also known as Glades Road.
From Florida Turnpike take exit #75, which is also known as Glades Road.

Go east, towards the ocean, on Glades Road and make a left on 1st FAU entrance (West Universtiy Drive). Once on campus turn right onto Indian river Street then turn left onto Dade Avenue. Metered Visitor parking(Lot 18) is on the left; located on the south end of the student support services building (also known as SU 80). If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park in the visitor's parking lot. All visitors must pay to park at FAU. The price is $1.00 per hour or $10.00 a day, you can pay with cash or credit card. Site Address: 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton FL 33431 Building Student Support Services SU 80 suite 210. If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park in the visitor's parking lot.

For printable directions with a map click here.
or you can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.
On the Davie Campus if you do not have a decal test takers can purchase a day pass for $2 from the Owl card center in SD 201. They need a cash or a check for the amount. They also need their tag number and year of the car. The center is open on Mon and Thurs 8:30-7, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30-4:30, Friday 8:30-3:30. They are closed everyday from 1-2 for lunch. Their direct phone number is 954-236-1549.

You can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.
If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park at the metered parking.

You can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.


The FAU Testing Center willingly provides special test accommodations for all candidates who qualify for non-standard test administrations. Please send all documentation to FAU Testing Center no later than two weeks prior to your test date. You can fax your documentation to (561) 297-0170 or drop it off at our office in the Student Support Service Building, SU 80 Room 210.

Documentation of your accommodations must :

  • be current- i.e., completed within the past few years for disabilities not of a permanent or unchanging nature.
  • describe the specific accommodations requested
  • adequately support each of the requested testing accommodation(s)
  • be typed or printed on official letterhead and be signed by an evaluator qualified to make the diagnosis.

FAU Students who believe they qualify for special accommodations should contact the FAU Office for Students with Disabilities for assistance with this process.

For more information please contact Testing and Evaluation.

 Last Modified 10/10/16