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Testing and Evaluation Services

Counseling Services offers psychological testing on a limited basis. Testing is available for students who may have a learning disorder or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The cost of the evaluation is $100.  The full fee for the service will be due before actual testing will begin. Some students may be interested in being tested for either a learning disorder or ADHD in order to receive accommodations from the University’s Student Disability Services, obtain accommodations on a nationally standardized test such as the GRE, LSAT, or Praxis, or gain access to appropriate ADHD medications. The student should call Counseling Services at 503-5195 to set up an initial evaluation appointment.

Personality Testing
Using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory - 2 (MMPI-2), Sixteen Personality Factors (16PF) and the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Students can gain valuable information about themselves to aid in making important life decisions.

Psychological Testing
Psychological testing is also utilized in personal and Career Counseling. The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Test –IV (WAIS-IV) and Woodcock – Johnson III Test of Achievement (WJIII) may be used to assess student’s academic strengths and weakness. These tests are helpful in directing students to appropriate resources on campus such as tutors, writing labs, Supplemental Instruction and Study Groups. The Sixteen Personality Factors Test (16PF) and the Self Directed Search (SDS) are often utilized to help students identify appropriate majors and clarify career direction.

Graduate School Admissions and Specialized Testing
Counseling Services is recognized as an established testing site for students needing to take the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). This test is offered several times throughout the year. Counseling Services also offers the DANTES exam for students wishing to test out of the course entitled “Human Growth and Development.”

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Office Hours
Spartanburg (main campus)
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Greenville campus
Thursdays and Fridays
9 a.m. - Noon

Counseling Resources
Mission Statement
Confidentiality Agreement
Meet Our Staff

Educational Workshops
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Additional Information
Off-Campus Resource Guide
Recognizing Emotional Distress in the College Student 


Contact Us 
Frances Jarratt
Director of Counseling Services
(864) 503-5195
Campus Life Center, Suite 224

USC Upstate
Counseling Services
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303 

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