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Normal Office Hours
M-F: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

If you registered for a test, please be sure to check the time/hours listed on your confirmation. Testing hours vary greatly.

Who We Are

For the convenience of students, SIUE offers a variety of tests through Testing Services. These tests include, but are not limited to, placement exams, proficiency tests, CLEP and standardized nursing exams.

Placement Tests

Students may need to take the writing skills placement test and/or the reading placement test to be placed in ENG 101. Students may also need to take the math placement test to be placed in the initial math course required by their program of study.

Chemistry Readiness Exam

Students who plan to major in biology, chemistry, computer science, exercise science, engineering, medical technology, physics, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy or pre-veterinary medicine may need to take the Chemistry Readiness Exam to be placed in CHEM 121a.

Proficiency Examinations

Students may want to take proficiency exams to earn credit-by-examination for any Foundations course and many Breadth Area courses in the General Education program.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Students may want to take CLEP exams to earn credit-by-examination for select courses in introductory subjects (business, composition and literature, history and social sciences, and science and mathematics.)

HESI RN Admission Assessment (A2)

Students who plan to major in nursing may need to take the HESI RN Admission Assessment (A2) to be considered for admission to the program.

Note: All students will be required to show a valid photo ID prior to taking any test. Students who do not have a valid photo ID will not be allowed to test.

Contact Us
1246 Student Success Center
Campus Box 1630
Edwardsville, IL 62026

(618) 650‑1246
testingservices@siue.edu
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