Placement and Prerequisite Exams


National ACT


  • June 10, 2023
  • July 15, 2023

Register: ACT

UM Center Code: 022500

On-Campus ACT

Cost: $75.00


  • March 21, 2023
  • April 11, 2023 (Extended time)
  • April 25, 2023

Register: On-Campus ACT (TBA)

Location: All tests are administered at the Jackson Avenue Center at Ole Miss. Registration closes two days prior to all test dates.

Note: Scores are only valid at the University of Mississippi


Dates: TBA

For more information visit SAT.


All LSAT exams are being administered virtually until further notice.

Visit the LSAT for more information on how to register.


CLEP is a College Board program that allows students to demonstrate their mastery of college-level material in introductory subjects and earn college credit. Through CLEP exams students can accumulate credit toward a degree and earn exemption from introductory courses.

The CLEP exam fee is $90.00 per test plus a separate administrative fee of $30.00 per test. Students must register for each CLEP test online at the College Board website.

In addition, students must pay the Distance Education Testing Lab administrative fee.

More information about the CLEP can be found at the College Board website.

To arrange a test contact Placement and Prerequisite Exams [hyperlink to contact].


The ALEKS Math Assessment ensures students' readiness for certain math, statistics, and chemistry courses at the University of Mississippi. Students must apply for assessment eligibility.

Once approved for testing, students can take the assessment anytime at home with a lockdown browser or on campus by making an appointment at the Linda Chitwood Testing Center.


The Accuplacer is an untimed test of math, reading, and writing skills required to help determine admission status into an institution of higher learning. Eligible students will receive instructions from a Mississippi four-year institution of higher learning and may then register for a testing date. Only students deemed eligible are allowed to test. There is no cost for the exam.
Online registration must be made by the Wednesday prior to the test date.

2023 Dates:

  • April 15, 2023
  • May 20, 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring to my test?

Each test administering agency has its own rules for what should be brought with you (and what is not allowed) on test day. Information can be found on the websites for:

Where can I leave my personal items during the test?

Depending on the test takers exam, a locker may be provided to you. CLEP, Accuplacer, and ALEKS will have the option to utilize a UM Testing Center secure locker. ACT, SAT, and LSAT testers will keep their belongings with them throughout the duration of the exam.

Is a parking pass required?

Depending on your exam type and the time of your exam, parking passes may be available to you. UM students/staff/faculty cannot be provided temporary parking passes. If you are parking at the Jackson Avenue Center please be aware of parking restrictions. If you have questions, please contact Lisa Holben.


Placement and Prerequisite Exams
Lisa Holben
Coordinator of Testing Services
(662) 915-1279 (phone)