If you are a freshman or a PSEO student having no college credit OR you are a transfer student but your Degree Audit Report (DARS) indicates that you are required to take assessment placement tests, you need to read the following instructions carefully and get all required information ready before calling or emailing to sign up for testing.
The web-based Accuplacer tests are not timed, but most people can finish both the math and language tests in about two hours. One hour or so is the norm for most students if they take only one part of the tests.
You may tentatively choose your individual start time between the session's start time and 1.5 hours before the session's end time.
Some graduate applicants need to take required assessment, too. If you have a Test Permit, move on to schedule your test. If you don't have one yet, you need to contact your program office to obtain one first.
Schedule Your Tests in Advance
Be prepared to provide the following information:
- Your student (digital) ID number
- Your first and last name
- Your phone number
- Choose a test session below
- Choose your individual start time
- Identify which placement test(s) or which graduate admissions test(s) you need to take
Freshman/Transfer Test Options
- Math and Reading/Writing for freshmen or PSEO students
- Math or/and Reading/Writing for transfer students, as indicated on the DARS
No personal calculator is allowed.
If you are scheduling a retest, please click on this link first for restrictions.
Graduate applicants should have obtained a Test Permit from their perspective program recruitment office that identifies the program name and the required tests they need to take.
Testing Sessions for September 2014 - January 2015
1) For directions, click on the map at the bottom of this page.
2) Remember to bring an official photo ID with you!
3) Sorry, only very limited testing on the St. Paul Campus for lack of parking during construction.
For efficient staffing, we reserve the right to cancel a testing session three days before the testing date if fewer than five students have signed up. Meanwhile, we will notify those affected by the cancellation. Those who need to reschedule have priority for any future session.
Friday September 26 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Thursday October 2 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Friday October 10 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Wednesday October 15 8:45 - 3:00 Minneapolis MPLS-M2500
Thursday October 23 2:15 - 8:30 Midway Room O
Tuesday October 28 8:45 - 3:00 Minneapolis MPLS-M2500
Friday November 7 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Saturday November 15 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Thursday November 20 2:15 - 8:30 Midway Room O
Thursday December 4 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Tuesday December 9 8:45 - 3:00 Minneapolis MPLS-M2500
Saturday December 13 8:45 - 3:00 St. Paul TBA
Thursday December 18 2:15 - 8:30 Midway Room O
Monday December 29 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Tuesday January 6 8:45 - 3:00 St. Paul LIB 132
Saturday January 10 8:45 - 3:00 St. Paul LIB 132
Friday January 16 8:45 - 3:00 Midway Room O
Now, you may schedule an appointment to take the required tests. You need to email Placement.Assessment@metrostate.edu with all required information.
Note again: The Spring testing schedule will be published
in February of 2015.
To request accommodations for a disability, call the Disability Services at 651-793-1540 or 651-772-7581 (TTY).