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Testing options for students and the community

We offer a variety of testing options for both students and community members.



We offer two ways to borrow technology:


Students in need of technology (laptop, webcam, etc.) in order to complete their coursework are encouraged to complete a Help-A-Zip Referral Form. Equipment (such as Chromebooks, web cams and hot spots) are available for the duration of the semester – free of charge!

If you are concerned about a student’s engagement in an online course, please feel free to submit a Help-A-Zip referral. Our team will work alongside you to outreach and offer resources.

Laptop checkout through Bierce Library

Currently enrolled students can access laptops through >Bierce Library and our Department of Information Technology Services. How to check out a laptop.


Admissions and Standardized Testing Programs

The Counseling & Testing Center offers testing programs including the ACT or Residual ACT, SAT, LSAT, MPRE, GRE-Subject, MAT and many more.

CounselingPsychological and Vocational Testing

Psychological and Vocational Testing for currently enrolled University of Akron students, including ADHD and Learning Disorder Assessments, are available at the Counseling & Testing Center.

English Languate InstituteEnglish Language Institute Testing

The English Language Institute offers U-ADEPT and ELI-ASSET to assess English Language ability of University of Akron Students.

Students TestingPlacement Testing for University of Akron Students

The University of Akron uses placement testing to help determine the first courses, based on ACT/SAT scores and major, for students who are new to the University of Akron. The links for Foreign Language assessments and Accommodations will redirect to those offices specifically.




GlobeForeign Language

ComputerComputer Literacy

Office of AccessibilityAccommodations for Testing

On the Job TrainingAlternative Credit Options for University of Akron Students

Many options allow University of Akron Students to earn college credits without enrolling in a class. Visit the Alternative Credit Option site to learn more about ways to save money and graduate faster.

Student TestingUniversity of Akron Course Testing

Computer-Based Assessment and Evaluation in Schrank Hall North 152 administers testing for University of Akron courses that offer computer-based exams.

Counseling & Testing Center can assist with scheduling paper or computer make-up testing for courses.

The Office of Accessibility offers assistance to students seeking accommodations with test proctoring options and courses.

If you are unable to take your exam on campus; click on the link for Distance Testing options.

Simmons HallAll Non-University of Akron Testing Services

If you require testing for any reason outside of the University of Akron, including distance or remote testing, placement or prior learning assessment for another institution, and any certification and licensure testing, visit the Counseling & Testing Center.