Welcome to Testing Services

Testing Services is moving!

During the month of August, Testing Services will be moving to a new location in the Heinkel Building at 201 S. 7th Street in Columbia. The Heinkel Building is located just north of the State Historical Society and is approximately three blocks north of our old location in Parker Hall. Our testing rooms will be in room 10 on the ground floor.

Our Mission

Welcome! Testing Services' mission is to provide comprehensive computer and paper-based testing programs and services to local, state, and national candidates, in accordance with the National College Testing Association's professional standards and guidelines for promoting and protecting the academic integrity of high-stakes test administration.

Test Registration

Most exams can be scheduled by clicking on our Registration link.  Exams available at this link are the residual ACT, individually proctored exams, proctored ALEKS, National League for Nursing exams, CLEP, DSST, Miller Analogies Test, and the Missouri College English Test.  Visa or Mastercard are accepted for payment.  Student charge is not available.  Other exams are available for registration at the exam sponsor's website.

Important Updates

Testing Services is now open.

Face masks are recommended while in Testing Services.  Please wait in room 8 when you arrive.

Our operations will be closed when the in-person campus of the University of Missouri is closed.  The University Status button shows the current status of the campus.  Show Me Renewal outlines Mizzou's plans for the fall.

Find Us

Testing Services is located on the ground floor of Parker Hall on the MU campus.  Our street address is 406 S. 6th St., Columbia, MO 65211.


  • 1 Parker Hall - GRE, TOEFL, Praxis
  • 3 Parker Hall - Other academic and certification exams
  • 4 Parker Hall - HiSET exams

University of Missouri Testing Services does NOT have designated visitor parking spots for test-takers. Metered parking is available along Sixth Street, Stewart Road, on several levels of Conley Avenue, Hitt Street parking garages, and in the corner lot at Fifth Street and Elm Street. For more information about parking regulations, please visit the MU Office of Parking & Transportation Services or if you park on the city streets visit the city of Columbia's parking website.  Certain city streets allow the use of the parkmobile app, available on your mobile device's app store.


Accommodated Testing

If you accommodations for any of the tests that we offer, please call us for more information. We will be happy to help you!

Appropriate documentation must be provided to Testing Services before any accommodated exam is scheduled. Certain exams will require specific documentation or that the documentation be sent to the exam sponsor. Students who are registered with the MU Disability Center should have the Disability Center send us a copy of your accommodation memo. Certain accommodations may take extra time to implement. Test candidates will need to arrange with their test sponsor for special accommodations for any exams not provided by the University of Missouri.

MU Disability Center

What We Do

ACT testing

Residual ACT testing

Group testing for the residual ACT will be conducted on various dates throughout the academic year.  The residual ACT is valid on at the University of Missouri-Columbia and is valid only for admission purposes.

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Tigers are #1 to us

Mizzou students are the primary concern of Testing Services. We are available year-round for MU students are are eager to assist you.

Proctored exams

Proctored exams

We proctor exams for students from Mizzou and other institutions.  The special administration fee for proctored exams is $65.50.  Please consult your faculty advisor or the requesting agency before you sign up for a proctored exam since the fee is nonrefundable.

Modern State CLEP program

Free CLEP testing

Students may be able to get credit for introductory courses at no charge.   The Modern States program will provide CLEP exams at no charge to students who enroll in their program and successfully complete the course.

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Professional certifications

We administer a number of professional certification exams through our partners at Prometric, Scantron, and Kryterion. We also provide pre-employment exams and i9 verifications through PSI True Talent.

Usage of face mask

Face masks recommended

A face mask or covering is recommended while at Testing Services. The mask must over the nose and mouth. For more information about the University's response to COVID-19 see the Show Me Renewal webpage.