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Office of Testing Services

The mission and goal of the Office of Testing Services is to offer placement testing services to the Metropolitan State University of Denver student body. All first-time college students are required to take a series of exams before registering for their first-semester classes if their ACT or SAT scores are below departmental cutoff scores. Transfer and adult students are also required to take one or all of the exams if they do not have appropriate transfer credits. The exams measure college entry-level skills in reading, writing and mathematics. The scores are used by advisers to help determine the selection of appropriate courses.

The testing center offers a variety of other testing services in addition to placement exams, our exam services include:

  • Test proctoring service for "mostly on-line" courses
  • American College Testing (ACT) National and Residual testing programs
  • Departmental Testing (MFT, ISA, Senior Exit Exams, etc.)
  • Make-Up Examination Service

Summer Semester 2015 Hours:

Regular Hours: 9am to 5pm (all tests must be complete by 5pm).

Extended Office Hours: Beginning June 16 open until 9pm Tuesdays (by appointment only). Beginning June 20 open Saturdays 9am to 1pm (by appointment only).

Summer Office Closures: Testing Services will close July 3-4 in observation of Independence Day.

**Photo ID required for all exams**