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Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Generally, this site is closed for two days per month for systems maintenance.  Click here for a list of days that testing is not available.

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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. 
 

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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.

 

ORAL EXAMINATION:

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.

DELAYED OPENINGS:

 

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.

 

ORAL EXAMINATION:

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.