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Certiport certifications are valuable, professional credentials which are globally recognized standards for digital literacy and desktop computing proficiency.  For more information, check the certification tests on the products tab on the Certiport web site.

DU Course Credit awarded for Certiport exams

Exams Offered:

For Microsoft IT certifications, see the DU Microsoft Certifications page.


Candidates who have not registered or tested with Certiport before need to pre-register on the Certiport web site to create a user name and password for the day of testing.  

To schedule a testing appointment:

Check the DU Testing Hours at our  Lasing Campus Testing Center or the W. A. Lettinga Testing Center to select your time.

Online Appointment Request


To take a Certiport exam, you must purchase a voucher. You can bring a voucher purchased elsewhere, or you can purchase a discounted voucher for only the MOS exams with a credit card at the W.A. Lettinga campus at the time of testing.  Students attending other DU campuses may purchase discounted vouchers from the W. A. Lettinga campus with a credit card (call 616-554-5614). Students must present their student ID number for the student discount.

ID on Day of Testing:

Candidates must present a government issued photo ID, such as a passport, state-issued driver’s license, state-issued ID card, etc., on day of testing.  Candidates will not be tested if they fail to present appropriate ID.

ADA Accommodations:

Certiport and its Authorized Testing Centers require advance notification of requests for accommodation(s) as well as a reasonable amount of time to review and implement such requests.   For more information click here.

Military Candidates:

Microsoft, with assistance from the U.S. Department of Labor in a liaison role, and local workforce areas, offers U.S. military veterans and their eligible spouses vouchers for no-cost IT skills training and certification.

Testing Sites:

Certiport exams are offered at the Grand Rapids W. A. Lettinga and Lansing campuses.  For Test Center hours click here.

Study Resources:

From Certiport - Self-assessments, practice tests, and sample exams are available under Exam Preparation on the Certiport web site. Visit the Certiport web site for additional information.

From SelfTest - Now, DU students can obtain SelfTest IT Certification Practice Tests for $33.00 per exam (about 2/3 off the regular price).

These are full-version practice exams that are very helpful in studying for your certification exams. Most come with hundreds of questions, answers, flash cards and study guides, with detailed explanations about the responses. Many include simulations that are similar to what you will find on the exam. Once purchased, they are yours to keep, running and using as often as you like.  Tests are available for most Computer/Networking certifications.

Contact: Ron Draayer School of Technology
Phone: 616-554-4707