COVID-19 Reporting and Information • HEERF I & II

Testing Center Parking and Directions

Per ETS: You must bring a mask to the test center, regardless of local policy. If you come to the test center without a mask, you will be turned away. You must supply your own mask. The center or local policy determines if you are required to wear it the entire time at the test center. As a precautionary measure you can choose to wear a mask during testing if the test center or local policy does not require it. Both medical masks and cloth face coverings are acceptable.

Up to date Coronavirus Praxis Testing Updates from ETS are available at:

Important Parking Information

All vehicles parked on campus are subject to the University’s parking rules and regulations.  Failure to follow these rules and regulations may result in the vehicle being towed at the owner’s expense.

Should you park in an unapproved campus location or off campus, you are parking at your own risk and will be responsible for any associated parking fines. For any other parking questions, please view the Tech parking website:

Parking on Campus

Click below for instructions for either weekday or weekend parking.

  • Week Day Test Center Parking (M-F)

    TN Tech students and employees should park in their regular Tennessee Tech student parking lots (red, purple, or green).

    Temporary visitor parking passes are available for non-students/non-employees utilizing the Testing Center. Contact the Testing Center at least 48 hours prior to your testing appointment at 931-372-3125 or for more information on how to obtain a visitor’s parking pass. Please note, our visitor parking passes will only allow for parking in purple zones. The nearest purple zone is .8 miles from our Testing Center, but there is a shuttle available. Information regarding shuttle service and walking directions will be made available with your parking pass.

    Please make certain you allow plenty of time to get the pass, park, and make it to the Testing Center no later than 30 minutes prior, and preferably an hour prior, to your scheduled exam.

    If you have mobility or health issues and have a disabled parking placard or license plate, you may wish to ask Tennessee Tech Police where accessible spaces near Matthews Daniel Hall are located.

  • Weekend Test Center Parking

    If you are scheduled to take an exam on a Saturday, you may park in the gold zone parking lot directly behind Matthews Daniel Hall, behind Bartoo Hall, or along North Peachtree Avenue (

    Please note this is ONLY for tests occurring on the weekend. If you park in these spots during the week without an authorized parking tag, you will receive a ticket or may be towed. 

  • Driving Directions to Matthews Daniel Hall

    From I-40, take exit 286 to South Willow Ave in Cookeville, TN;

    Turn north on Willow Avenue; 

    Follow Willow Avenue for 2.8 miles;

    Turn right on West 7th Street (at red light by Pizza Hut) and continue on for 0.4 miles)

    Turn left on North Peachtree Avenue (at the red light):

    Turn right at the first 4-way stop (8th Avenue) and look for testing center signs.

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College of Education Testing Center
Amanda Yother, Coordinator
Campus Box 5116
Matthews-Daniel Hall, Rm. 102
Cookeville, TN 38505

P: 931-372-3125