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OSUIT Assessment Center Mission Statement, Guidelines, and Exams Offered


Mission Statement

To provide a comprehensive and professional testing environment to the campus and the community, the Testing Center is committed to maintaining compliance and adhering to the guidelines set forth by the National College Testing Association Professional Standards and Guidelines and strives to maintain the confidentiality of student records. 
 

General Guidelines

  • Valid photo identification is required to begin an exam.
  • Cell phone, pagers or other electronic devices must be turned off. (No earbuds or headsets allowed. Exception – ESL Testing)
  • Examinees cannot leave the testing room during an exam unless allowed by exam; example – GED allows break between exams.
  • Notes, books, or other aids may not be used unless specified by the instructor/exam.
  • No food or beverages allowed inside the testing room.
  • No children are permitted in the testing room or allowed to wait outside the room or in the hall unattended.

ACT Residual

  • Only students attending OSUIT or schools within the OSU system are allowed to take the Residual ACT on this campus.
  • Test is given once a month. Calendar with pertinent information is on the webpage.
  • Seating is limited; student should call to be scheduled for a specific test date.

ACCUPLACER Placement Test - OSUIT

  • ACCUPLACER is given on a walk-in basis; No appointment is necessary.
  • Students may test three (3) times on each test.
  • Retest fee of $5.00, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Students may not retest on a subject the same day.
  • Students may schedule to test at a remote location.  Call the testing center to make arrangements.  Test fee is determined by the remote site.
  • COMPASS testing hours – 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ACCUPLACER Remote Test – OSUIT as a remote site

  • $15 remote test fee will apply to:
    • Students who are registered through another University.
    • Students who call or walk-in and ask to test for another University.
    • Students who test for OSUIT, then request scores be sent elsewhere.
  • Student will provide:
    • Name of University or other location and contact person
    • FAX Number or email address
    • Full Address, if scores are to be mailed

Advanced Standing Credit

  • Advanced Standing Credit must be achieved through an OSU testing center.
  • Available test for Advanced Standing Credit include:
    • Business Math
    • College Algebra (COMPASS)
    • Computer Literacy
    • Freshman Composition I/Technical Writing
    • Trigonometry

Student may attempt testing one (1) time for Advanced Standing Credit.

Scheduled Exams

  • ACT – Limited seating, students must call to register for specific date - $45
  • CLEP – Scheduled on an as need bases/must register online at www.collegeboard.org/clep - $80 to CLEP -$15 Admin Fee
  • GED – Student must register online at www.ged.com to schedule an exam - $34 each or $136
  • Bennett Mechanical Comprehension - $20
  • Proctored Exams for other Universities - $15 per exam
  • WorkKeys - Free 
  • Pearson Vue - Must schedule through website.
  • Castle, Worldwide - Must schedule through website.

Online Exams/D2L

  • Examinees cannot leave the testing room during an exam unless specified by the instructor, in writing.
  • Only authorized materials are allowed while testing.
  • Students arriving late for an exam will be asked to sign a Late Arrival Verification form acknowledging they are aware of the lack of time. 
  • Cheating of any kind will be reported to the appropriate instructor.

Proctor Services

  • Proctor services are available to individuals attending other universities.
  • A proctor agreement form is required.
  • Administration Fee - $15 per exam, OSUIT students/employees excluded.
  • Schedule appointment for exam.
  • Examinee should call 918-293-5248 the day before to verify the exam is available.
  • Examinees cannot leave the testing room during an exam unless specified by the instructor, in writing.

Career Services

  • TypeFocus
    • Typefocus is a career assessment tool that allows you to explore potential career paths based on your personality type, interest and values.  To schedule an appointment call 918-293-5248.

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