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Testing Services

01 Front View of Building

Simmons Hall - Room 304

Mission Statement 

Testing Services adheres to the mission of the Counseling & Testing Center and promotes community engagement and student learning, success, and retention by providing a standardized testing environment for University and community members. The Testing Services differentiates itself and the University by its certification through the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and adheres to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines

Guidelines for Testing

Academic Integrity Policy

Brightspace Exams for University of Akron Students 

Alternative credit opportunities, or prior learning assessments, include options that allow a student to earn college credits via a method other than enrollment in a class. These options can help students progress more quickly to their intended degree and save money.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

DSST (DANTES) - prior learning assessment proctored at CTC-Testing Services, not available for UA course credit

CTC-Testing Services is certified to proctor a wide range of admissions, certification, licensure, and other professional testing. Exams include but are not limited to the following:  ACT WorkKeys, MSSC, HiSET, Prov Inc., NCCT, MAT (Miller Analogy Test), Castle/Scantron WorldwideESCO GroupNocti Business Solutions, and national testing programs including SAT, ACT, GRE-Subject, LSAT, MPRE.

Residual ACT - ACT for UA admission only, available if applicant is unable to take ACT on nationally scheduled test date

Please contact our office for information about any exams not listed.