Overview of Testing & Evaluation Services

OTES will be providing the following services for the Fall 2021 Semester:

Faculty Services

The following resources are available for faculty:

  • The LSU Testing Center will be open for the Fall 2021 semester.
  • The LSU Testing Center provides the faculty a secure, monitored facility for students to take computer-based exams. Faculty typically create a multi-day window exam within which students schedule tests at a time convenient to them. For more information about how to schedule computer-based exams, please visit our LSU Testing Center - Faculty Information page.

  • Questionmark is a robust test-creation/delivery software that allows faculty to create course assessments and view comprehensive reporting and analytics. For additional information about Questionmark and how to create a faculty account, please visit the Questionmark page.

  • The Office of Testing & Evaluation Services administers placement exams for incoming freshman, and credit by examination for continuing and incoming transfer students. Students who take placement exams/credit by examination have the ability to earn course credit, the score on each exam effects the course enrollment level. For additional information, please visit the Placement/Credit by Examination page.

  • Faculty who are planning to utilize remote proctoring, please visit the Remote Proctoring page, which includes general information regarding remote proctoring and specific information on utilizing ProctorU.

  • LSU Office of Testing & Evaluation Services (OTES) provides computerized scanning and test scoring services for Scantron (8.5"x11") general purpose scan sheets. For additional information, please visit our Scantron Scoring page.

  • Testing & Evaluation Services, in a partnership with ITS, manages the course evaluation software for the university. For additional information about course evaluations, please visit our Instructor Evaluations page.

  • Students must register to take an exam in Disability Services via the Exam Request Form. All exam requests must be submitted at least three business days in advance.
  • Please visit Disability Services for information.

Students Services

The following resources are available for students:

  • The LSU Testing Center will be open for the Fall 2021 semester.
  • The LSU Testing Center provides students free in-person computer-based proctoring for LSU course exams. For more information about how to schedule computer-based exams, please visit our LSU Testing Center - Student Information page.

  • Testing & Evaluation Services administers credit by examination for continuing and incoming transfer students. Students who take credit by examination have the ability to earn course credit, the score on each exam effects the course enrollment level.

  • Testing & Evaluation Services administers placement exams for incoming freshman. Students who take placement exams have the ability to earn course credit, the score on each exam effects the course enrollment level.
  • Fall 2021 incoming freshmen may either take their placement exams remotely with ProctorU or on campus through September 9, 2021.

  • Students must register to take an exam in Disability Services via the Exam Request Form. All exam requests must be submitted at least three business days in advance.
  • Please visit Disability Services for more information.

 

Additional Services:

  • Testing & Evaluation Services administers several national exams including GRE, PRAXIS, ACT, and LSAT. For more information about these exams please visit the National Exam page.

  • The Louisiana Secretary of State offers the Louisiana State Notary Exam administered by the LSU Office of Testing & Evaluation Services. For more information about this exam, please visit the Notary Exam page.