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