Testing Center

Passport Acceptance Facility

Western students, faculty, staff and the general public can apply for or renew passports, by appointment.

Learn more about applying for or renewing your passport.

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Western’s Testing Center Can Help

  • Administer and proctor exams for independent study courses.
  • Provide distance learning exams.
  • Offer information on national testing programs.
  • Maintain records of entrance test scores.


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment only

Saturday testing available
by appointment.


Contact Us

(360) 650-3080


Testing Center
Administrative Services Building
333 32nd Street 
Bellingham, WA 98225

Parking and Directions

333 32nd Street – AC120
Bellingham, WA 98225

Note: Testing Center is located off-campus at 333 32nd Street – AC120

Parking Permits are required in the Testing Center parking lot (32G) from Monday through Friday.

Parking Kiosk:

You may purchase a permit onsite at the parking kiosk across from the front door of the Testing Center, under the emergency sign. You will need either a credit or debit card and your license plate number to purchase a permit.

Parkmobile App:

Alternatively, Western students, personnel and those that frequently use the Testing Center or require extended hours of testing, may choose to use Western's Parkmobile App. Visit the Parkmobile website to learn more about the app and how you can set up an account. 

If you have questions about permits, please contact the Parking Customer Service office at (360) 650-2945. For more information about Parking Services and directions to campus, please visit the Parking Services website.

WTA Bus from Campus

Southbound bus routes will drop you off about 1 block north of the Testing Center, near Sehome Village Shopping Center. The bus will be traveling on Bill McDonald Pkwy and you will need to get off at the stop just past 32nd Street. As you step off the bus, turn right to go uphill and take a left onto 32nd St. After about 1 block, you will see a 2-story brick building on your left. The Testing Center is located in Suite 120. Visit Western's Transportation website for WTA route schedules.