Career & Internship Services

Testing

Career and Internship Services is the regional testing center for national, state, and local testing programs. Information on tests and test preparation is available in the Career Resource Center.

Tests Held at UMD

To register for a test, click on the test name to go to their website. UMD does not handle registration for tests. Most tests do not offer standby (walk-in) registration; you must register ahead of time. Late registration fees apply and space is limited, so register early.

  • ACT
  • CHES (health education)
  • GRE Subject
  • LSAT (law)
  • NBCC (counseling)
  • PRAXIS - PPST - ParaPro
    • Beginning Sep 1, 2010, teaching candidates seeking licensure in the State of Minnesota should take the MTLE. The Praxis is offered for candidates planning to teach in other states.

NOTICE: ALL TESTS

You must bring proper identification (usually a current, valid photo id such as a driver's license). Please check your registration materials for identification allowed for your particular test. You will not be admitted without proper identification. No exceptions.

Where to go

Check your admission ticket for the location you should report to for check-in. Occasionally, tests are moved to a different room; look for signs and staff directing you to the new location. Arrive early if you are not familiar with the campus. Late arrivals will not be admitted once testing has started.

Parking

Meters, Pay lot and Maroon lots are free on Saturdays. Depending on where your test is, park in Lot B, Lot G, Lot H, Campus Center lot, or at a meter. Do not park in Lot A or Lot C (permits enforced 24/7, $31 ticket). Parking maps at http://www.d.umn.edu/parking/lots.html

Weather

Tests will not be cancelled due to weather. Use your best judgment about whether you can safely make it to your test on time and do not take unnecessary risks. If you are unable to make it to your test, please contact the testing company directly about registering for another test date.

No Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited on all UMD property. The smoking ban includes indoor facilities, campus grounds, as well as all University vehicles.

Disability Accommodations

To request disability accommodations, please contact the testing company directly.


Computer-Based Tests

Computer-based testing is not offered at UMD. Click on the name of the test below to find a computer-based test center.

Distance Learning and Other Tests

Please contact Susan Hudec at shudec@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8966 if you need to take a test that is not listed above.