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Academic Success Center (ASC): Testing Center

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Testing Center

Our Testing Center provides many services for Park University students, including placement testing for new students and make-up exams for students who have missed an exam. Our proctor will also provide testing accommodations for students with disabilities. We also proctor standardized tests like CLEP, DSST, MoGEA, and proctored exams for students of other colleges for a proctoring fee. To make an appointment, please see the Testing Center. Need assistance with preparing for particular tests? Visit our Test Preparation Resources page for assistance.

Contact information

Park University | Parkville, Missouri Campus | Mabee Learning Center, Academic Underground | Room: MA231
8700 NW River Park Drive,
Parkville, MO 64152
816-584-6887 (Testing Center) Please leave a voicemail if there is no answer-the voicemail goes straight to our email and we will get back to you.
testingcenter@park.edu 

Directions to the Testing Center

Our availability for specific exams can also be found through our test registration link

College Placement Testing

Incoming students to Park University may be required to take placement exams. Students who need to take these tests may wish to prepare by looking at sample questions at https://college.measuredsuccess.com/mscollege/practiceTest2/index.html . Click on the links for math, reading and writing to see sample questions. Note: we do NOT use the test called “Writing MC.”

The test is online. It can be taken from anywhere at any time. Students on the Parkville campus are welcome to schedule an appointment to take the test on a computer at the Testing Center.

Advisors/Admission Counselors: For more information on placement testing, access our Placement Testing – Advisor’s Resource in MyPark.

Make-Up Exams for Park Students

Parkville campus students who miss a scheduled exam may be able to schedule a make-up exam with the Testing Center with authorization from the course instructor. If approved, instructors and students must follow these steps:

INSTRUCTORS will need to submit a Proctor Request form to the Testing Center. This information needs to be submitted prior to the scheduled exam.

STUDENTS will need to schedule an appointment with the Testing Center in order to take the test. The appointment must be booked at least 24 hours before your test. Be sure to click “add to cart” (there is no charge for this test) and also “complete registration.” In addition, a photo ID is needed on test day!

 

Testing with Disability Accommodations

Students who receive testing accommodations for a disability may take their tests in the Testing Center. The office of Disability Services will inform your instructor to send your tests to the proctor, but no information about the disability will be disclosed. The proctor will provide the approved accommodations. Students will need to schedule an appointment with the proctor for the test. Please make your appointment at least 24 hours before your test.  Be sure to click “add to cart” (there is no charge for this test) and also “complete registration.”

CLEP Testing for Parkville Students

CLEP testing in the Parkville, Missouri campus is available to Park and non-Park students. All CLEP testing is computer-based. To schedule a CLEP exam, follow these steps:

STEP 1: : All CLEP exam payments must be made by test-takers online through the My Account registration portal You will be required to pay the cost of the test ($93)*. Military students who are eligible for vouchers for test fees will follow the instructions on the website.

Upon completing the registration process each test-taker will print a Registration Ticket that must presented at the test center in order to take the test and as proof of payment.

STEP 2:  Your CLEP registration is not complete until you reserve a seat in the Park University Testing Center on the Parkville, Missouri Campus. Choose your date and time for your exam, and pay the non-refundable administration fee ($28.50) online by credit card. Tests on the Parkville campus are given in the Academic Underground at the Testing Center, MA231.

Here you can view CLEP and DSST Correlation to Park classes.

*Effective July 1, 2024, the new CLEP exam fee will be $95. The current $93 fee will still apply to all exams purchased through June 30, 2024.

CLEP Testing for Campus Center and Online Students

CLEP and DSST exams are available at the following Park University campus centers. Please, call the appropriate location for more information appointment availability:

 

CLEP SITE STATE INFORMATION
CLEP06110, Park University - Hanscom AFB

Massachusetts

Testing available on Thursday at 12:30 pm to those who have access to the base; to schedule, email Hans@park.edu.
CLEP04903, Park University - Malmstrom AFB Montana  Email: malm@park.edu, Phone: 406-761-7540
CLEP08014, Park University - Grand Forks AFB North Dakota Email: GRAF@park.edu, Phone: 701-594-2977.
CLEP07637, Park University - Wright Patterson AFB Ohio Email: WRPT@park.edu Phone: 937-259-1289 or 937-904-4806.
CLEP02487, Park University - Charleston AF South Carolina Email: proctorchar@park.edu, Phone: 843-552-7990, 
CLEP03908, Park University - Laughlin AFB Texas

Testing on a monthly basis  to schedule Email: janice.teeter@park.edu  Phone: 816-294-8924 

CLEP05175, Park University - Hill AFB Utah Phone: 801-773-4692
CLEP07994, Park University – Quantico Virginia Email quan@park.edu, Phone: 703-525-7275
CLEP02860, Park University - Fairchild AFB Washington Phone: 509-244-2020, testing available only on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 am and 1 pm PST.
CLEP08087, Park University - F.E .Warren AFB Wyoming Email few@park.edu, Phone: 307-632-1092

Click here to find an alternate CLEP test center.

DSST Testing for Parkville Students

All DSST testing is done online. The cost is $128.50 to take the exam at the Parkville, Missouri campus. Register via the test registration link. Choose the date and time for your exam, and pay the non-refundable administration fee ($28.50) online by credit card when you schedule your appointment at the Park University Testing Center.

Access the DSST website to buy your exam. The $100.00 remaining balance, payable to the DSST Program via a credit card* is due on the day of testing * Visa, Master Card or AMEX only. [NO DEBIT CARDS, CASH, OR CHECKS ACCEPTED.]

Park University Institution code for DSST is 9274

To view titles of DSST exams, passing scores, credit hours, and correlation to Park courses, visit DSST Correlation to Park Classes.

Take a Remotely Proctored 

Civilians and eligible military service members can schedule a remotely proctored exam. Click here to register.

MoGEA and MEGA Paraprofessional Exams

Park students needing to test for MOGEA please email testingcenter@park.edu  to request an appointment. 

Park Students may register for MoGEA  as follows:

  • Go to Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments to register and pay the state fee for the exam on that page. Fees vary according to the test required.
  • While registering, you will be directed to go to the Park University Testing Center registration link to set your appointment with our Testing Center. Although there is no fee, you must complete this step in order to have a confirmed appointment to test.
  • Be sure to choose the same date you chose on the Missouri Educator Gateway website.  You will receive a confirmation email from us, informing you that we have you on our calendar.
  • Once you arrive, you will show the proctor a photo ID and he/she will log you onto a computer for the test.

For information on passing scores for MoGEA, please visit this site.

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8700 NW River Park Drive, Box 61 - Parkville, MO - 64152
Phone: (816) 584-6285
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