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
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 Maag Library, Rm 154. Nearby parking is located in the M-30 deck on Wick Avenue. Parking is $5.00. Campus map and driving directions.
Examinees should park in the M30 Deck off of Wick Avenue (if you are using Google Maps you can use 422 Wick Avenue to navigate to the parking deck). Parking is $5.00 (cash only). You may park on the 4th floor of the deck which has access to the pedestrian bridge. If you do not park on the 4th floor you can access the fourth floor of the deck via the elevators. From the elevator, please proceed across the pedestrian bridge. After you cross the bridge Maag Library will be the first building on the left. Enter Maag Library. The Testing Center is located in the basement in room 154.
Those requiring assistance should speak to the parking attendant at the M-30 Deck or, prior to test day, email firstname.lastname@example.org.