Students have the responsibility to provide the University with official documentation of any disability that may affect the outcome of testing. The Testing Center proctors exams for students with extended testing time, reduced-distraction environment, and other accommodations. Please note that the Office of Disability Access Services is solely responsible for determining if a student is eligible to receive any special testing accommodations.

Registration: Students in online courses that use SmarterProctoring will use SmarterProctoring in Canvas to schedule exams at the Testing Center (download a step-by-step guide!). For exams that do not utilize SmarterProctoring, please visit our registration site.

ACT On-Campus (formerly ACT Residual) is a program available to students who are unable to take the ACT test on a regularly scheduled national date and: 1) are in the application process at UMSL, 2) have been admitted to UMSL, or 3) are enrolled at UMSL. Please note that scores obtained from On-Campus testing cannot be transferred by transcript or any other means to any other institution. Testing cannot be repeated with 60 days. 

Registration: Please visit our registration site

Testing Fee: $100

ACT Resources for Students:
UMSL Office of Admissions
ACT Test Prep

Students who have gained knowledge outside of the regular classroom have the option to take a course-specific CLEP exam to earn college credit. Consultation with an academic advisor is strongly advised before scheduling a CLEP exam. 

Registration: Please visit our registration site after you have registered your account and paid for test on the CLEP website

Testing Fee: $30 to Testing Center; the current College Board testing fee is $89. 

CLEP Resources for Students:

Proctoring services are extended to local students enrolled in online and distance coursework with external colleges and universities. 

Registration: Please visit our registration site.

Testing Fee: $30

The CPCE is a comprehensive examination used by UMSL's Counseling department. For more information, consult the official website or contact Dr. So Rin Kim at sorin.kim@umsl.edu.

Registration: Please visit our registration site to make your appointment after you have registered your account and paid for the test with CCE and Pearson. 

Testing Fee: None due to Testing Center; test fee paid during test sponsor registration. 

 

The departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics use the Major Field Test as a degree capstone requirement. The test is taken during the student's final semester:

  • fall graduates - November
  • spring graduates - April
  • summer graduates - July

Registration: Please visit our registration site

Testing Fee: N/A; $30 late fee

*With the exception of Mathematics, the MFT graduation requirement is waived until further notice.

With faculty consent, students may take exams missed due to illness, University-sanctioned events, or other unforeseen circumstances. 

Registration: Students in online courses that use SmarterProctoring will use SmarterProctoring in Canvas to schedule exams at the Testing Center (download a step-by-step guide!). For exams that do not utilize SmarterProctoring, please visit our registration site.

 

 

The University of Missouri-St. Louis requires that all students take a mathematics placement assessment to determine readiness for various courses. The required test is MyMathTest from Pearson Publishing. For more information, see the Math Placement webpage.

Registration (for proctored College Algebra and Pre-Calculus exams ONLY): Please visit our registration site

Testing Fee: $30

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a graduate admissions test. Some graduate programs require either a GRE or MAT score. 

Registration: Please visit our registration site

Testing Fee: $100

 

Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments are required for candidates seeking entry into a Missouri educator preparation program or practicing and prospective paraprofessionals.

Registration: Please visit the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments registration site

Testing Fee: None due to Testing Center; all fees paid during registration

Students in online or blended courses are welcome to schedule tests in the Testing Center as an alternative to remote proctoring. 

Registration: Students in online courses that use SmarterProctoring will use SmarterProctoring in Canvas to schedule exams at the Testing Center (download a step-by-step guide!). For exams that do not utilize SmarterProctoring, please visit our registration site.

Career-based, professional certification, and licensure testing for a variety of organizations. 

Registration: Please register via the Pearson VUE website

Testing Fee: None to Testing Center; all fees paid during Pearson registration (fees vary per test)

Registration: Please visit our registration site

Assessment: Contact for more information:
College of Business Administration Boot Camp Exams College of Business Administration
Chemistry Graduate Placement Assessments (Analytical, Biological, Inorganic, Organic & Physical Chemistry ACT Examinations)

Dr. Michael Nichols (graduate program)

Dr. Eike Bauer (doctoral program)

Social Work Graduate Test-Out Exams (SOC WK 5200, 5300, 5350, 5410 & 5500) School of Social Work
Traditional Grammar Placement Test Department of English, Professor Barbara Van Voorden

Career-based, professional certification, and licensure testing for a variety of organizations. 

Registration: Please register via Prov's website

Testing Fee: None to Testing Center; all fees paid during Prov registration (fees vary per test)

 

Career-based, professional certification and licensure testing for a variety of organizations. 

Registration: Please register via the Scantron Candidate Services website

Testing Fee: None to Testing Center; all fees paid during Scantron registration (fees vary per test)

Updated August 29, 2022