Testing & Evaluation Services

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Testing & Evaluation Services

Testing & Evaluation Services (TES) provides a broad range of professional and academic testing and evaluation services to members of the university community, residents of the state of Texas and beyond. TES has four offices on the main campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Each offers a distinct portfolio of services.

Our Exams and Services

College Credit and Placement Exams

Current and prospective UT Austin students can earn credit or placement through ACT, AP, CLEP, IB, SAT or UT Austin exams.

Course Instructor Surveys (CIS)

The Course Instructor Survey (CIS) office supports end-of-semester evaluations of teaching performance.

Exams from Other Universities

Students may visit our testing center to take proctored exams from outside universities, including international universities.

Graduate Admissions Exams

GRE General Test, as well as the Praxis I and TOEFL iBT are offered regularly on the UT Austin campus.

Kryterion Exams

Kryterion is a secured exam delivery company that offers high-stakes test delivery. The UT Public Testing Center serves a HOST Location (High-stakes Online Secured Testing) for Kryterion.

Scanning Services

Basic scanning services are provided to any UT Austin instructor who administers coursework for an official class using the standard answer sheets.

State Exams

The UT Public Testing Center partners with various state of Texas organizations to provide specified licensing and credentialing exams.

University Extension Exams

University Extension students may take their midterm and final exams at the UT Public Testing Center.

UTHS Exams and High School Credit by Exam (CBE)

Take exams for UT High School or earn high school credit by exam.

Testing Centers

UT Public Testing Center (Formerly DEV Testing Center)

The UT Public Testing Center relocated to the George I. Sanchez Building (SZB), Room 5.102. The UT Public Testing Center offers the following exams:

  • Exams from Other Universities
  • Kryterion Exams
  • University Extension Exams
  • State Exams
  • UTHS Exams

Student Testing Services (STS)

If you are a current or prospective UT Austin student, STS can help you claim UT college credit for AP, IB and SAT/ACT Writing scores.

The following exams are also offered in STS labs:

  • CLEP
  • Graduate Admissions
  • TSI
  • UT Austin exams