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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.

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 Spring 2014

January 21 - May 7 (closed March 9 - 16)

Day Location Time
Monday Midway Room O 10 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 5:30 p.m.
Some Tuesdays*
please call ahead
Midway Room O 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2 - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Midway Room O Noon 3 p.m.
4 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday Minneapolis MEC 4th Floor Room 4070 10 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 5:30 p.m.

Some Saturdays
February 22
March 8 & 29
April 12 & 26

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

April 27 - May 7 TBD 

Day Location Time
TBD Midway Room O TBD

Disability related testing accommodations 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:

  • March 9 - 16 for Spring Break
  • May 8 - 18 for the semester break
The CAE Testing Center opens Monday, May 19 for Summer2014.

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 January 8, 2014.



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