October 2009



A proctor is someone who oversees an exam for a professor who cannot be present to give the exam. USAO professors may use proctors for makeup tests or when special time accommodations or other criteria is present.


Senior Exit Exams

Every graduating senior has an exit exam or exit portfolio that meets the graduation requirement.

The Assessment Office keeps lists of all completed exams.

CLEP TESTING (Earn college credit)

College Level Examination , CLEP
USAO Credit from CLE Examinations

ACT TESTING (National / Residual)

The ACT® test assesses high school students' general educational development and ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science. The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.


You can register online by going to the following link: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/

If you have any questions feel free to call us at 1(405) 574-1281.

National ACT Test Dates 2014

Test Date:


Test Date for Residual ACT 2014:

  • Wednesday, January 8
  • Wednesday, February 12
  • Wednesday, March 12
  • Monday, April 7
  • Wednesday, May 14
  • Wednesday, June 11

Placement Tests

Course Readiness Placement Tests

Students scoring below a 19 on the math, science, or English subtests on the ACT are required to take a placement test in that subject to determine if remedial coursework is needed. Students are referred for placement testing by the USAO Registrar or Admissions Office prior to enrollment.

Campus Hours

Academic Resources and Assessment Centers

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday - Friday

Administrative Offices

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday

In the Saddle - Oct. 29

Date Published: 

KOOL 105.5's George Plummer talks to Coach Jimmy Hampton and Tulsa junior Brittany Jay. In the Saddle can be heard at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays on KOOL 105.5 FM, at KOOL 105.5 FM's website and right here.

Gifts from Unique Alums Support Liberal Arts Symposium at USAO


Two unique women in the history of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, one living and the other long gone, continue to leave a lasting legacy to interdisciplinary learning as the university hosts the fourth annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium April 8.