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NIU Testing Services

NIU Testing Services

Adams Hall 128
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

815-753-3701 (fax)

Regular Office Hours

8 a.m.- noon
1-4:30 p.m.

Testing Services

Testing Services provides comprehensive testing services for new and current Northern Illinois University students. Our office also manages NIU course and instructor evaluations and exam processing for faculty, staff and administration.

New students

If you are a new freshman entering in the Fall 2018 semester, test registration for one of our three Saturday test dates will open up shortly after the new year. 

If you are a new student, you will test before attending orientation. You will not be able to test on your orientation date. To begin by identifying the required/optional tests you may take. Then select the testing date that best fits your schedule and register for your exams online or contact Testing Services.

Current students

If you wish to get more information on national standardized exams can review the list of standardized tests. You may also take placement exams if required. For more information on optional exams, please review our list of proficiency exams.

Faculty and Staff

Undergraduate course and instructor evaluations are processed by our office. We will also handle NIU course exams that require scanning and scoring.

If you aren't sure what type of exam you need to take, please contact our office.

Related Links

  • Test Registration (for New students, CHANCE Testing, STAMP, Accountancy Qualifying Exam (AQE), College of Business Exemption Exam, Grammar Exemption Exam, Miller Analogies Test (MAT), Math Core Competency Exam, NIU Proficiency Exam, Reading Accuplacer, Kishwaukee Math Proctored/Correspondence Exam, Graduate Foreign Language Reading Translation Exam (GFLRTE)