Testing Services

Contact Us

Student Engagement:
Phone: (318) 767-2604
Email: studentservices@lsua.edu
Directions to Student Engagement/Coming from Alexandria on Highway 71

1. Take the second entrance, the one at the flashing light. 

2. Follow the road as it curves around to the left and then take a right onto Middleton Drive. Continue down Middleton Drive and past Abrams Hall on the left. The next building is the Student Center, also on the left and opposite a large parking lot. 

3. The building has two wings, separated by a walkway. Student Engagement is on the second floor of the first wing, the one on the left as you face the building from the street. You can take the stairs or the elevator. The main office is Room W 204. The Administrative Assistant’s name is Laiken Fuglaar. If you have difficulty following these directions, you can call her for help at (318) 767-2604

Student Center West Wing

Located in Student Center 204, West Wing, LSUA Testing Services administers the following tests to enrolled and prospective students and to members of the larger public: ACT, COMPASS, Dantes, Notary, and CLEP. Also administered are independent study tests, special needs tests, the nursing entrance exam, and the university’s computer competency exam. For more information, call Testing Services at (318) 427-4492.

Prometric, a commercial testing service, is also located in Student Center 204, West Wing, and operates in partnership with LSUA to provide testing opportunities to both LSUA students and members of the public. Prometric administers the GRE exam, Praxis tests and many of the other exams required for admission to graduate and professional schools. For more information, call (318) 767-3973 or visit www.prometric.com.

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Hours of Operation:

  • Monday: 8:00am  -  4:30pm*
  • Tuesday: 8:00am  -  4:30pm*
  • Wednesday: 8:00am  -  4:30pm*
  • Thursday: 8:00am  -  8:00pm*
  • Friday: 8:00am  -  4:30pm*
  • Saturday: 9:00am  -  3:00pm**

*Last test time is an hour before closing
**Saturday hours vary - check schedule when making an appointment


Driving/GPS Address:
191 Middleton Drive
Alexandria, LA  71302

Detailed Directions: Mapquest Directions to LSUA
Building Location: 
Campus Map

Campus Location
Student Center Room 204
Phone:  (318) 427-4492
Fax: (318) 473-6580
email: kcooley@lsua.edu

From I-49, take exit 80 (Highway 71 South). Approximately 3-4 miles from I-49 the LSU Alexandria campus will be located on the left. Turn left at the second flashing light, and take an immediate right onto Middleton Drive. Pass Abrams Hall on the left; Testing Services is on the second floor (Room 204) of the next building on the left. You may park in Lot 7, directly across the street.

exams through lsua testing services

LSUA Testing Services accommodates the testing needs of students, prospective students and community members. Tests administered include the following:
  • Admissions exams (ACT and COMPASS)
  • Credit exams (CLEP/DANTES) 
  • Online Class exams
  • Make-up exams (online or paper)
  • Tests for students with special needs
  • Program admission exams for LSUA Nursing students
  • Graduate Exit Exams
  • Major Field Tests
  • Proctored exams for students from other institutions
  • LSUA Computer Competency Exam
  • Scheduling options for exams are based on test availability/timing per instructor or academic unit.

    What to Bring:

  • A photo id (School ID, or non-expired government issued ID with photo and signature)
  • Any allowed testing aids such as calculator, formula sheet, or books as authorized by the instructor or agency providing the test.