University Registrar

Testing Center

The Ohio State University Testing Center is currently open by appointment ONLY to Ohio State students,faculty, and staff. We are currently administering the following: ACTFL, EMs, CLEP, Correspondence, Kryterion, Make-Up Exams, and ParaPro. The Ohio State University looks forward to serving you in the near future.

Testing Center email:

Testing Services

For students signing up for a General Testing Registration, please follow these instructions:

  • Select the below link for Online Registration.
  • Select “OSU Testing” and “General Testing Registration (Finals Week Testing Registration if registering for Finals Week) for the Group.
  • Select “General Testing Registration” for the Exam.
  • You may instead select a time accommodated registration if you have extended time approved from SLDS.
  • Select the Date and Time approved by your professor.
  • Follow the remaining prompts.

If you are an Instructor attempting to submit an exam for a student registered with the Testing Center, please follow these instructions:

  • Select “Forms (staff only)”.
  • Under “Testing Center,” select and download “Testing Center Exam Request Form.”
  • The form can be filled on your computer.
  • Create a individualized form for all students you are emailing for.
  • Send each filled out request form and the exam file (if a paper exam) to

Online Registration

General Office Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Prior Learning Assessment

Other Examination Programs

Professional Organizations

Testing Center Mission Statement

The mission of The Ohio State University Testing Center is to provide examinations and resources to students, faculty, staff and the external community that supports their academic and professional advancement.

The Ohio State University Testing Center:

• Facilitates the testing needs of Ohio State online courses, make-up examinations, and distance-learning students.
• Supports student retention by making referrals to resources aimed at optimizing test preparation and student success.
• Makes national, professional and certification exams available to the campus and the community.
• Provides a knowledgeable, courteous and professional testing environment and staff.

The Testing Center is committed to maintaining professional testing standards and practices and strives to fulfill the needs of students and the community by adhering to the National College Testing Association Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Contact Information

In Person: 585 Student Academic Services Building, 281 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210

Via Email:

By Phone: (614) 292-2241

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Finals week: All weekdays, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Note: The Testing Center remains open and staffed until all test-takers have completed their examinations.

Testing Away From Campus

Ohio State students occasionally need to take an exam or test when they're not physically on or near campus. To find a certified location that will proctor an exam or test for you, review the National College Testing Association's Consortium of College Testing Centers.



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