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Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Q: What time should I arrive at the Testing Center?

Q: What items should I bring to my examination?

Q: What if I arrive late or fail to appear for my examination?

Q: What do I do if there is Inclement Weather?

 

Advising FAQ

Q: When a student has a question, should the advisor contact the Testing Center?

Q: How does a student verify that we received their AP scores sent to OSU?

Q: What is a reasonable amount of time for a student to wait for scores to post after sending us screenshots of their AP scores?

Q: Does the Testing Center post scores for Language Placement Tests?

Q: Do we remotely proctor Language Placement Tests?

Q: Who do I contact for questions regarding Math Placement exams?

Q: Who do I validate American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) scores?

Q: Does the Testing Center administer placement testing?

 

 

Q: What time should I arrive at the Testing Center?

A: You should arrive at the testing center 15 minutes before your scheduled examination start time.

Q: What is an "Official" Transcript?

A: Please bring your test confirmation and proper, unexpired forms of identification. You may bring a snack or drink to keep in your locker and access during breaks.

Q: What if I arrive late or fail to appear for my examination?

A: The Testing Center has the discretion to deny access to latecomers. Failure to appear forfeits your test registration fee.

Q: What do I do if there is Inclement Weather?

A: If The Ohio State University cancels classes, the Testing Center will be closed. Please contact the Testing Center or appropriate testing authority to reschedule your exam.

Q: When a student has a question, should the advisor contact the Testing Center?

A: Please have the student email the Testing Center at esue-testing@osu.edu. When an advisor emails us, it creates a separate record in Salesforce.

Q: How does a student verify that we received their AP scores sent to OSU?

A: Please have the student log in to their College Board account and provide 2 pieces of information to the Testing Center via email to esue-testing@osu.edu:

  • A screenshot of their AP scores
  • A screenshot of their order history showing they selected Ohio State as a recipient

They can obtain this information by logging into College Board and following the selection path:

  • Home > AP Scores > View Your Scores > Score Send Order History

Q: What is a reasonable amount of time for a student to wait for scores to post after sending us screenshots of their AP scores?

A: A reasonable amount of time for a student to wait for score postings is roughly 48-72 hours.

Q: Does the Testing Center post scores for Language Placement Tests?

A: The Testing Center only posts scores that happen in our physical space. Language Placement Tests that do not happen in our physical space are deferred to the Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures (CLLC). For questions regarding Language Placement Tests, please contact cllc@osu.edu.

Q: Do we remotely proctor Language Placement Tests?

A: We do not proctor Language Placement Tests. For questions regarding Language Placement Tests, please contact cllc@osu.edu.

Q: Who do I contact for questions regarding Math Placement exams?

A: For questions regarding Math Placement exams, please contact mathadvisors@math.osu.edu.

Q: Who do I validate American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) scores?

A: To validate their other language written/spoken please contact Language Testing International (LTI).

Q: Does the Testing Center administer placement testing?

A: No. Placement testing typically occurs during orientation and is not associated with the tests provided by the Testing Center.