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The University of Washington School of Medicine has partnered with the Boise State Testing Center to provide proctoring services to medical students taking the NBME exams in Idaho. The exam is administered in the Simplot-Micron Academic Success Hub, Room 213 A. The nearest parking structure is is the Brady Parking Garage.

Exam Check-In

UWSOM students should ideally arrive by 7:30 AM. Check-in will begin shortly after, and the exam will start at 8:00 AM. Students will have access to lockers to store their belongings.

Procedures & Policies

Upon check-in, all the students will be asked to provide a valid government-issued photo ID in the form of a driver’s license, passport, or U.S. military ID. Students who are not able to provide this type of identification on exam day will not be allowed to proceed with testing. Students should also bring their UW ID card, or have access to their student ID number. You will be prompted to enter it on the exam screen.

Please keep the following in mind:

    • Food and drink are not allowed in the exam room.
    • All personal property must be stored in lockers or locking bags provided by the Boise State Testing Center.
    • All accommodations must be pre-arranged with UWSOM prior to testing and will be communicated to the Boise State Testing Center. Accommodations that have not been pre-arranged with UWSOM will not be provided, please plan ahead.

Contact Information

In case of emergency, you should first contact your exam coordinator at UWSOM. For directions or questions about the exam, you can reach us at 208.426.2762, or send us an e-mail at

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