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The 2017 Spring CPACC Exam Window is February 28 - March 31, 2017.
There are several ways you can take the CPACC exam. Deadlines vary based upon your choice of exam location.
An in-person exam will be offered in San Diego, CA on Tuesday, February 28 - morning and afternoon.
(A special thanks to our sponsor, My Blind Spot, for hosting the San Diego exam location at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego!)
Applications for the Spring 2017 CPACC Exam are being accepted now through March 10, 2017. IAAP has extended the deadline to apply into March as outlined below.
IAAP Proctored CPACC Exams for San Diego applications are due by February 23, 2017.
For those sitting for an IAAP proctored in-person exam, privately proctored exam, requesting an accommodation or use of assistive technology:
February 28: San Diego, California (Applications for this exam session are due by February 23, 2017)
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Open to the public
Both San Diego Exams will be offered at the Hard Rock Hotel and candidates should register using the privately proctored exam application NOT the Kryterion test center application.
(A special thanks to our sponsor, My Blind Spot, for hosting the exam location at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego!)
March 10: My Blind Spot, Long Island, New York - Open to the public (application due by March 3)
March 15: AMAC at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia - Open to the public (application due by March 8)
March 17: My Blind Spot, Long Island, New York - Open to the public (application due by March 10)
March 24: My Blind Spot, Long Island, New York - Open to the public (application due by March 17)
March 29: AMAC at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia - Open to the public (application due by March 22)
Additional dates and locations will be added as they are confirmed.
*Privately hosted exams are sponsored by individual institutions. Some locations are open to the public, while others are open to employees of that institution only.
For those registering to take the exam at a Kryterion test center and will not be using assistive technology or requesting an accommodation:
Applications for exams at a Kryterion Test Center will be accepted through March 10. Please allow at least 5 business days' notice prior to your reqeusted exam date.
Interested in hosting the exam at your facility?
The content outline for the IAAP CPACC Certification Examination is available online.
The content outline is a direct result of the recent validation survey that was distributed to all 3,800 contacts in the IAAP database (members and non-members) as well as posted in Connections and various other forums, including WebAim.
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