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If “all agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction” are closed due to inclement weather or other authorized reasons, then SCSC testing will be cancelled for that day.
WRITTEN COMPUTERIZED EXAMINATION:
If you were scheduled to report to the Philadelphia Regional Office, 110 N. 8th Street, Suite 503, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for a Written Computerized Examination, please visit the Commission’s website at www.scsc.state.pa.us and click on On-Line Services to reschedule your test date.
If you are willing to visit without a scheduled time, Walk-In Testing may be a quicker alternative. On most testing days we will be able to seat you after a short wait based on available seating. “Available seating” occurs when a person scheduled for testing does not arrive or when someone completes their test early. Since these events are somewhat unpredictable, we cannot promise that you will be tested as a Walk-In candidate. If you are considering this alternative, please arrive in the morning to give yourself the best testing opportunity. If possible, please call our office at 215-560-2253 or 2255 before visiting - we can sometimes suggest a day to try Walk-In or suggest days to avoid. When you arrive, please advise the SCSC staff person at the front desk you want to be tested as a Walk-In.
NOTE: If you are testing with an accommodation due to a disability, you cannot use Walk-In testing. You must call our office at Telephone Voice, 215-560-2253 or 6046, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard of Hearing Callers Only), 215-560-4367 to reschedule testing.
If you were scheduled to report to the State Civil Service Commission, 110 N. 8th Street, Suite 503, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for an Oral Examination, please call 717-787-2935 or e-mail us at the contact address listed on your examination notice to reschedule.
If “all agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction” have a Delayed Opening, and you are scheduled for an ‘AM’ testing session, please click on the “On-Line Services” link to reschedule your test date or you may follow the (Walk-In testing) procedure as described above after the reopening of state agencies. If you decide that your local road conditions make it unsafe to travel, you can test at a later time using Walk-In testing as described above.
If you were scheduled to report to the State Civil Service Commission, 110 N. 8th Street, Suite 503, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for an Oral Examination, please call 717-787-2935 after the reopening of state agencies or e-mail us at the contact address listed on your examination notice to reschedule testing.