The Physical Ability Test (PAT) is one component of the entry-level selection process for the position of Law Enforcement officer.


The Physical Abilities Test (PAT) is administered on a walk-in basis on the following days:

  • Every Thursday: 9:00 A.M.
  • Every 2nd and 4th Friday: 9:00 A.M.
  • The Practice PAT is administered every Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.
  • Report 10 minutes before the scheduled time in front of Building 9.

Reporting Information

When reporting for the Physical Abilities Test, you MUST bring the following items:

  • Completed Physician’s Medical Consent Form (must be signed by a Physician)
  • Physical Ability Test Data Sheet
  • Government Issued Picture ID (i.e. Driver’s License)
  • Receipt of payment from the Bursar’s Office.
  • Bursar’s Office Location: North Campus, Building 1, Room 1154
  • Bursar’s Office Telephone Number: (305) 237-1287
  • Bursar’s Office Hours: Mon—Thurs 8:00 A.M.—7:00 P.M.; Fri 8:00 A.M.—4:30 P.M.

Candidates will not be allowed to participate in the Practice PAT or PAT without the aforementioned items. No Exceptions


All Physical Ability Test Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • $30—Physical Abilities Test
  • $45—Physical Abilities Test and Practice PAT

Test results are on a pass/fail basis and will be provided to candidates immediately following the test.