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Center for Extended Learning

Minot State University Academic Test Center


The Academic Testing Center (ATC) at Minot State University strives to provide reliable test administration and high quality customer service in a secure environment.

The ATC provides testing services for MSU and the community at large. We offer a variety of tests including placement and professional certification exams. Please see our complete exam listing for more information. The testing center also provides both computerized and paper/pencil proctoring services for MSU students and community members.

Location and Directions

The test center is located on the third floor of the Administration Building, room 361. A printable map and driving directions are available for your reference. An elevator is available at the west end of the building.

Parking is available in the Visitor’s row in front of the Student Center. A parking pass can be obtained from the information desk on the 1st floor of the Student Center.

Testing Policies

  • An appointment must be made 24 hours in advance for all exams.
  • No personal belongings are allowed in the test center. Lockers are available in the reception area to store any materials brought to the test center.
  • A valid photo identification (ID) must be brought to the testing center. We cannot administer any exam without positive identification.
  • If an administrative fee is required, it must be paid by cash, check, or charge at the time of testing.
  • No communication is allowed with other individuals in the test center other than the test administrator.

Proctoring Services

Proctoring services are available for MSU students, students from other institutions, and the general public. Appointments must be made through the test center. Proctoring services are provided free of charge for Minot State and Dakota College at Bottineau students. All others are assessed a fee of $10 an hour (minimum 1 hour). It is the students responsibility to ensure tests arrive at the ATC prior to the scheduled appointment.


Test Center Hours
8am - 1pm with Praxis only 1-4pm
8am - Noon with Praxis only Noon-4pm
8am - 4pm
8am - 4 pm
  One Friday a month is reserved for TOEFL testing Only.

Contact the Test Center

Test Center


(701) 858-3830

Fax: (701) 858-4343

Test Center Administrator
Jennifer Beneke
(701) 858-3990


Student checked in testing center attendant.
Office at the MSU Academic Testing Center