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The Testing Center is a program of the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) and provides a secure environment for:

  • Metropolitan State students taking makeup exams for classroom courses, exams for independent study courses, and waiver exams for the College of Management,
  • MnSCU students taking exams for online courses, and
  • Other students taking exams for courses taught at non-MnSCU institutions.

There is no charge for testing for exams for courses taught at Metropolitation State University or MnSCU institutions. There is a $35 per exam fee for courses taught at non-MnSCU institutions, payable by check or money-order.

Instructors: please see Instructor Procedures for submitting exams to the Testing Center.

Students: please see Student Procedures for scheduling exams in the Testing Center. We also help make arrangements for an Off-site Proctor for students who cannot travel to our campuses to take exams for Metropolitan State courses. Note: you may need to clear your browser cache in order to access the most current version of the Off-site Proctor form.

Computers: accomodations for computerized exams are available at both locations.

Fragrances: please refrain from wearing fragrances or perfumes when visiting either Testing Center location.

Testing Center Schedule for Summer 2014

May 19 - August  (closed May 23 - 26 and June 30 - July 6)

Day Location Time
Monday Midway Room O 10 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Midway Room O Noon 3 p.m.
4 7:30 p.m.
Thursday Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 5:30 p.m.

Some Saturdays
June 21
July 19
August 9

Midway Room O 10 a.m. 3:30 p.m.

August 11 - 19 

Day Location Time
Monday, August 11 Midway Room O Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 12 Midway Room O Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13 Midway Room O Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 14 Midway Room O Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 16 Midway Room O 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday, August 18 Midway Room O 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 19 Midway Room O 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Disability related testing accommodations for testing services on the Saint Paul, Midway, or Minneapolis campuses may be obtained through the Disability Services office.

Placement assessment tests and graduate admissions assessments may be scheduled through the Placement Assessment office.

The CAE Testing Center is closed as follows:

  • May 23 - 26 for Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
  • June 30 - July 7 for Independence Day Holiday Week
  •  August 20 - September 1 for the semester break
The CAE Testing Center opens Tuesday, September 2 for Fall 2014.

Contact Information for all locations

Phone: 651-793-1460
Email: testing.center@metrostate.edu
Center for Academic Excellence, 700 East Seventh Street,
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

This schedule is current as of July 28, 2014.



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