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The Atwood Testing Center supports the mission of St. Cloud State University by providing a comfortable and welcoming place for students, prospective students, faculty, staff and community members to take exams required for their academic program, personal growth or career development. The Center provides a positive, service-oriented testing environment that supports the best possible outcome from the testing experience.
The Atwood Testing Center is part of the Division of Student Life and Development. It helps support the mission of St. Cloud State University and provides services to SCSU students, staff, faculty and the St. Cloud and surrounding communities by administering exams required for admission to undergraduate and graduate school, admittance into major programs, for-credit exams, professional certifications and various licensure programs. Within this framework, the Testing Center strives to:
The Testing Center serves over 4000 people a year. The center gives both computer-based tests as well as paper-based tests. For all paper/pencil exams, the registration process is coordinated through the actual testing company via the company’s Web site or 1-800 phone number. For computer-based tests, some registrations are done on-site or via telephone through the Atwood Testing Center and some are coordinated through the specific testing company. For detailed information about registration procedures, click on the exam you are interested in taking.
The Testing Center does have limited seating; therefore, reservations for testing are made on a first-come, first served basis. For most exams, payment for testing occurs at the time of registration. Click on the specific exam for more details.
Most of the tests given at the Testing Center provide a way for students to apply to test with special accommodations for a documented disability. These arrangements must be made prior to registering for an exam. Please refer to the specific exam for more detailed information and instructions for application.