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Career Development: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Certification Exams

October 25, 2021 - November 12, 2021
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Center for Career Development

Have you completed the Microsoft 30-day Cloud Challenge and ready to take the Certification Exams?

Students must register on Centiport, to take the Microsoft Certification Exam. Please read the instructions on how to take a virtual exam and how to prepare your computer.

Request an Exam Date

Fill out the form to request an exam date and time for MS-900. Students will get a confirmation of their request with a unique link to their exam as it is a first come, first served basis. If the time and date requested is not available, someone will contact you to reschedule.

Before the Exam

After October 31st, the learning challenge will not be available, review through the lessons here.

Do you need an instructor to help you learn? Sign up for Training Days with Microsoft.

Take a Practice Exam:

Through Microsoft Teams, download the add-on app CloudLabs.

CloudLabs is a hands-on lab and practice test platform, designed for learners to prepare for Microsoft Cloud certifications. With CloudLabs Teams App, you can now test your knowledge for Microsoft cloud technologies through CloudLabs Practice test and complete your certification goals. Now through December 31st, practice tests are free for all fundamentals courses.

Each practice test is curated to cover the exam syllabus and provides an exam like experience to test your knowledge. CloudLabs Teams App is designed to bring Microsoft cloud learning experiences within your Microsoft Teams and will be bringing new learning experiences including demos, labs etc. in your Teams workspace.

How to get CloudLabs Teams:

  1. On Microsoft Teams on the left navigation menu, press the 3 dots or the “More added apps”, Search for CloudLabs (single word without any space) in the box.
  2. Login with your CUNY login ID
  3. Click on “Practice Test: MS-900 (Microsoft 365 Fundamentals)”, and begin your test!

Frequently Asked Questions:

I completed the challenge; do I have to take the certification exam?
If you want to have an official Microsoft Certificate, it is highly recommended that you take the Certification Exam, since employers will need to verify that you have completed the program and passed the certification.

Is the certification exam free to take?
Yes, it is no cost through the Center for Career Development.

Do I need to show up in-person to take the exam?
No, but you must need a working computer with a mouse, keyboard, and a stable internet connection. You must read the instructions on how to access Centiport before taking the exam.

How long is the Certification Exam?
60 minutes

How many questions are there?
About 80 questions.

What is a passing score to get the Microsoft Certificate?
Minimum score required to pass the exam is 700.

I passed, where is my certificate?
You will be able to find your certificate on your Centiport profile after 24-48 hours of completing the exam.

Will I get digital certificate or be physically mailed one?
Students can print the certificate or “order official certificate” from Certiport (pearsonvue.com) > My Transcript. Students are not required to order a certificate. Employers will verify the certification with the code on the certificate.

I didn’t pass the exam; can I take it again?
You can only retake the exam once, and you will have you will have to reschedule another exam within November.

I just found about this Microsoft Challenge now, will there be more in the future?
Yes, however, the certification topics may be different from the ones offered now.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Center for Career Development at Career@bmcc.cuny.edu.

October 25 - November 12
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Open to:
BMCC Students Only
(212) 220-8170