Test Center Rules

When you register for the THEA IBT, you agree to comply with all the rules set forth on the current THEA program Web site, including the Rules of Test Participation for the THEA IBT (see "Compliance with Testing Rules") and the rules communicated to you at the test center.

Violation of test center rules, including the possession or use of prohibited materials, may result in the voiding of your scores.

The following are prohibited at the test center:

Smoking and the use of all tobacco products
Visitors, including relatives, children, and friends
Weapons of any kind

Prohibited Materials

DO NOT bring any unauthorized aids or prohibited materials, listed below, with you to the test center. If you do bring any of these materials, you will be required to leave them in a designated area.

Cell phones (possession or use of)
Electronic communication devices, visual or audio recording or listening devices, or any device with an on/off option, including, but not limited to, MP3 players, PDAs, pagers, computers, CDs, removable storage devices, calculator watches, clocks or watches with alarms, spellcheckers, etc.
Calculators and calculator manuals
Handwritten or printed materials, such as dictionaries, notebooks, scratch paper, textbooks, etc.
Hats or headwear, except those being worn for religious or medical purposes
Packages and bags of any kind, such as backpacks, briefcases, etc.
Food and drink including chewing gum, except water in approved containers, unless prior approval has been obtained from the test center
Unauthorized aids, such as slide rules, rulers, translation aids, highlighters, etc.
Unauthorized medical devices, such as inhalers, Epinephrine injections, etc., unless prior approval has been obtained from the test center