Testing Center

Important: As of 8/22/2021, masks are now required in all buildings on the Missouri State campus. This policy will be reviewed on 09/21/2021. 

Hours of Operation

August 23 - December 21

Day Testing Start Time Business Hours Last Exam Start Time Exams Completed Time
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 7:45 pm 8:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 4:45 pm 5:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am Business Office Closed 4:45 pm 5:45 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm Business Office Closed 7:45 pm 8:45 pm

Exams will not be permitted to start within one hour of a posted closing time, and under no circumstances will an exam be permitted to start within 30 minutes of a posted closing time. Closing times, especially those which coincide with the Library closing times, will be strictly enforced.

All exams require appointments and must be finished and the test taker have exited the Testing Center by 15 minutes prior to closing. Students who refuse to leave when asked to do so or are disrespectful to proctors or other test takers will be reported to their respective instructors, departments or programs.

In the event of staff shortages or other unexpected events, the above schedule may change on short notice. Please verify our current operating hours before arriving for an exam.

Known closures

Date Hours Closure Reason
September 24 CLOSED 9 am - 1 pm due to Special Testing Event
September 25 EARLY CLOSURE Home football game; will close at 4 pm. 
October 9 CLOSED Fall Break
October 16 CLOSED Home football game
October 30 CLOSED Home football game
November 13 CLOSED Home football game
November 16 CLOSED 9 am - 1 pm due to Special Testing Event
November 22 CLOSED 1 pm - 6 pm due to Special Testing Event
November 24 - 28 CLOSED Thanksgiving Break
December 18-19 CLOSED Fall Intersession Hours
January 19 2022 CLOSED 1 pm - 6 pm due to Special Testing Event
March 10 2022 CLOSED 1 pm - 6 pm due to Special Testing Event
May 3 2022 CLOSED 9 am - 1 pm due to Special Testing Event
July 8 2022 CLOSED 9 am - 1 pm due to Special Testing Event

Late arrival policy for scheduled exams: As a general rule, candidates for scheduled exams will be permitted to begin an exam if he or she arrives within 15 minutes of the scheduled exam time, but will only be allowed the time remaining in their appointment. Later start times may be permitted at the discretion of the Center staff, space and time permitting. Any "late start" candidates must sign the time forfeit form acknowledging they will only receive the time remaining in their original appointment.

How can we help you?

We provide testing services in compliance with the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Contact the Testing Center at 417-836-6417 if you have any questions.