Youngstown State University's Comprehensive Testing Center
The Comprehensive Testing Office offers a variety of computer and paper based tests such as YSU's placement testing program, the ACT, ACT Residual, GRE (subject only), LSAT, MAT, Praxis, CLEP, DSST and SAT exams. As an added service, we also administer a variety of professional exam certifications through our professional test partners, Castleworldwide, Comira, Kryterion, Pearson and Prov.
The Testing Center also offers Scantron services for faculty and staff. Please refer to "Scanning Services" for more information.
To schedule a placement test, Miller's Analogies Test, ACT RESIDUAL Test, CLEP Test, or to pay for a proctored exam, please click on the "Test Registration" link on the right.
Important Test Day Information
***ATTENTION!!! Road construction is currently underway at YSU. The Wick Avenue entrance to the M-30 Deck and Meshel Hall is now closed and Wick Avenue under construction. Online map users can input the following address to more easily reach the M-30 Parking Deck: 148 Wade Street, Youngstown, OH 44502. Please follow all posted detours, be patient and give yourself extra time to get to your exam.***
Please note: In order to facilitate a distraction free environment and reduce opportunities for exam dishonesty, we do not allow personal items of any kind in the testing room.
Prohibited items include but are not limited to: purses, wallets, jewelry larger than 1/4” wide (including watches, bracelets and fitness bands), backpacks, briefcases, books, reading materials, pencils, pens, erasers, calculators, notebooks, umbrellas, and all electronic devices such as cell-phones, iPads, iPods, media players, computers, cameras, pen drives, etc. Food, drinks, candy and gum are also prohibited inside the computer lab.
Outerwear (coats, jackets, hoodies, hats, scarves, gloves etc.) must be removed and car keys put away prior to entering the Testing room.
Firearms, knives, and other weapons are not permitted on the YSU campus.
Head coverings worn for religious or medical purposes will be allowed in the testing room after following visual inspection by the test administrator. Medical bracelets are also permitted after a visual inspection.
Comfort aids may be taken into the testing room following a visual inspection. Comfort aides include glasses, insulin pumps, inhalers, braces, bandages, glucose tablets, eye drops and unwrapped cough drops. Facial tissues are not permitted except those provided by the Testing Center.
The Comprehensive Testing Center is located in Meshel Hall, Rm 233. Nearby parking is located in the M-30 deck on Wick Avenue. Parking is $5.00. Campus map and driving directions.