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Testing Services

Distance Learning Department

Testing Information

Students may schedule to take exams through the MSSU Testing Center (Webster Hall - Room 117).

Students must contact the Testing Office to make an appointment 24 hours PRIOR to the test date.

Students who need an exam proctored off campus are responsible for making proctoring arrangements.

Students are REQUIRED to present a picture ID at the time of testing.

Failure to take an exam at the reserved time will be reported to the instructor.

To schedule your test, please call 417-625-9577 or toll free 877-837-8527 or email

Office hours for assistance are Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm during the fall/spring semesters and 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday during the summer.

Summer 2018 Testing Hours

Tests should be scheduled 24 hours prior to your requested time. Off campus Friday, Saturday or Sunday exams should be scheduled by noon the Wednesday before.

All  Dates/Times are subject to change. 

The Testing office will be closed  Memorial Day- Monday, May 28th, and Independence Day - Wednesday July 4th.

Proctor Guidelines and Application

Students are responsible for making their own proctor arrangements. For information who is an appropriate proctor and to obtain the application to be a proctor, click the link below.

Proctor Guidelines and Application

For more information, please contact the Testing Office at 417-625-9577 or toll free 877-837-8527 or email

Severe Weather Information

If MSSU is closed due to inclement weather, the testing office will be closed as well. Your test will need to be rescheduled. Your instructor will understand. Your safety and the safety of our employees are most important.

If inclement or severe weather causes the cancellation of classes or programs at Missouri Southern State University, students, faculty, staff, vendors and visitors should check the following sources for announcements:

Please contact Distance Testing at about rescheduling exams.