Testing Center

The Testing Center can help you whether you are taking a test to qualify for admission, to find out where you should be placed in UWM courses, to earn credit toward your degree or to gain admission to graduate or professional school. The Testing Center also serves as a resource for faculty, staff and the community through our exam and evaluation processing and our survey instrument design capability. Check out the information below for more details about all the ways you should utilize the Testing Center during your time at UWM.

UWM Testing Center
Mellencamp Hall B28
2442 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Monday 10am-6:30pm
Tuesday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm
Friday 10am-4:30pm

UWM Online Test Registration

You can register for any of the Tests offered without leaving the comfort of your very own computer! You’ll need your UWM Campus ID or Social Security Number to use the on-line registration form. Take a look at the Monthly Testing Calendar to see which tests are offered and when. Visit testregistration.uwm.edu to register for a test.

Testing Center Information

Need to know more about which member of the Testing Center staff you should contact with your questions? Wondering about how you can prepare for the exam you’re taking, where to park when you come or what you need to bring with you the day of the exam? This area will answer most of your questions.

Testing Policies

Here is where you will find policies dealing with retesting, placement testing for military personnel, how we handle cheating, security, children, and photo identification required for testing.

Tests Offered at UWM

The UWM Testing Center provides a variety of services to meet your testing and assessment needs. Whether you need to take your ACT test, placement test or test to earn college credit, the Testing Center can assist you.

Accommodated Testing

The UWM Testing Center provides accommodations to students who have a documented disability and require non-standard testing conditions.

National Testing

National tests include the ACT, post-graduate admission tests such as the GRE, LSAT and PRAXIS. The UWM Testing Center administers these tests on various weekends throughout the year.

New Freshmen Testing Program

All new freshmen are required to take placement tests to determine their eligibility in math and/or English and have the option of taking placement exams in chemistry and foreign language. UW-Milwaukee is one of the largest UW Placement Testing Centers, so whether you’re planning to come to UWM or go to one of our sister institutions, you can take your placement tests with us.

Distance Education/Correspondence

The UW Milwaukee Testing Center provides a service by which candidates enrolled in Distance Education, Independent Study or other courses can take examinations or complete certifications at our Center.

Instructional Support

The UWM Testing Center offers technological resources: scanning, scoring and statistical reporting for examinations, evaluations, surveys and assessment projects. Find out more information about our services and the support that is available.


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The UWM Testing Center subscribes to the professional standards and guidelines set forth by the NCTA (National College Testing Association).


The UWM Testing Center is a participant in the CCTC (Consortium of College Testing Centers).