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Until further notice, CTC Testing Services may not schedule or proctor any non-essential exams per campus emergency protocol. Please contact us at for guidance. 

If you registered for any exam through a test company (e.g. ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAC, Scantron, etc.) please contact them for further information.  


Testing Services

01 Front View of Building

Simmons Hall - Room 304

Mission Statement 

Testing Services adheres to the mission of the Counseling & Testing Center and promotes community engagement and student learning, success, and retention by providing a standardized testing environment for University and community members. The Testing Services differentiates itself and the University by its certification through the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and adheres to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines

Guidelines for Testing

Academic Integrity Policy

Brightspace Exams for University of Akron Students 

Alternative credit opportunities, or prior learning assessments, include options that allow a student to earn college credits via a method other than enrollment in a class. These options can help students progress more quickly to their intended degree and save money.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

DSST (DANTES) - prior learning assessment proctored at CTC-Testing Services, not available for UA course credit

CTC-Testing Services is certified to proctor a wide range of admissions, certification, licensure, and other professional testing. Exams include but are not limited to the following:  ACT WorkKeys, Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, HiSET (high school equivalency exam), Prov (licensure and certification), National Center for Competency Testing, MAT (Miller Analogy Test), ScantronESCO GroupNocti Business Solutions, and national testing programs including SAT, ACT, GRE-Subject, and LSAT.

Residual ACT - ACT for UA admission only, available if applicant is unable to take ACT on nationally scheduled test date

Please contact our office for information about any exams not listed. Counseling & Testing Center does not offer specific test preparation guides or workshops. Please refer to UA Solutions for test-specific resources. CTC provides test anxiety and study skills workshops and resources. For more information, visit CTC Important Resources.