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COBE Computer Placement Exams

Microsoft Word, Excel, & Access Application Icons (2016)

Location:Simplot Micron Academic Success Hub, Room 213 A
Cost:$17.00 Access Code Purchased Directly From Pearson Vue when you sit down to test.
Scheduling:No Appointment needed. Please refer to our Hours of Operation.
What to bring:Student ID or Government-issued photo ID & a valid credit or debit card.

The COBE placement tests for ITM 104, 105, and 106 can be taken at the Boise State Testing Center on a walk-in basis. The test is designed to test students’ knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access (2016 Office Suite). Please refer to our hours of operation before taking the exam. The test requires students to purchase an access code (more details below). The code grants access to the ITM 104, 105, and 106 tests, and allows two attempts of each. Tests have a time limit of 2 hours. Please arrive early enough to finish your exam before closing.

Purchasing The Test:

Students must purchase an access code in order to access the exam. A proctor will provide the students with instructions for purchasing the correct access code. Students must bring a valid credit or debit card.

Additional Information:

  • There are two attempts allowed per test, but you must wait one day before receiving access to the retake.
  • All three tests can be attempted in the same day (but not the re-takes).
  • The test code expires 14 days after your initial attempt. Please be sure to take all the exams within 14 days.