Testing Registration & Schedule

 Registration

  • Make sure to register at least 24 hours prior to the testing time in order to ensure confirmation.
  • To register, email the following information to learn@nl.edu -- full name (first, middle, and last); your student ID number (if known); your daytime telephone number; test name; test date; and test location.
  • Within two business days, you will receive a registration confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email by the end of two business days, you should again email learn@nl.edu or call 312-261-3083.

*Room numbers for assessments are posted on campus with the daily schedule of events. Please check the posted schedule as the room number might change on the day of assessment. 

 

Testing Rules and Regulations

 

Before Testing

 

  • Make sure to arrive at the testing room no later than 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.  Late arrivals (15 or more minutes late) will be admitted at the discretion of the proctor.
  • Bring a photo ID (preferably a driver’s license or state ID) to present to the proctor when signing in.  You will not be able to test without a valid ID.
  • Finish food and drinks before entering testing room.  They are not allowed in the room.
  • Turn off all cell phones and electronic devices.
  • Personal items such as, but not limited to, electronic devices, bags, books, coats, jackets, and hats must be placed on the designated table in the testing room.  You should only have testing materials at your testing station.   **Testing staff are not responsible for lost or stolen items.  
  • Restroom breaks are not permitted, so make sure to visit the restroom before testing.
  • Guests, visitors, or family members are not allowed in the testing room.  This is due to liability issues and the consideration of other students.
  • Students requiring special arrangements such as extended time or additional materials must make those arrangements prior to testing.  Contact Peter Ploegman at pploegman@nl.edu or 312-261-3188.

 

During Testing

 

  • Carefully read all test instructions.
  • Make sure to raise your hand when needing to speak with the proctor.  The proctor will not help you with answering test questions.
  • Refrain from speaking to other students.  Talking to other students could be cause for an accusation of cheating and is disruptive to other students. 
  • All scratch paper must be provided by the proctor.  You are not allowed to use your own.
  • Do not copy or document in any way any information from the test to take with you.
  • If you leave the testing room without permission from the proctor, your test will be considered complete and will not be returned to you.

 

After Testing

 

  • Return all testing materials to the proctor.
  • Turn in any scratch paper to the proctor.
  • Once the test is completed and submitted, you are not able to access it again.
  • Make sure to quietly leave the testing room and not disturb other students.  You are not allowed to remain in the testing room while other students are still testing. 

 

Fall Quarter 2014 Schedule

Chicago:

  • Mondays at 4:30 pm - Compass math and writing assessments, Criterion writing assessment 
  • Wednesdays at 4:30 pm -  Compass math and writing assessments, Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal
  • first three Saturdays of the month at 10:30 am - Compass math and writing assessments, Criterion writing assessment
  • first three Saturdays of the month at 12:30 pm -  Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal

Elgin:

  • Tuesdays at 5:00 pm - Compass math and writing assessments, Criterion writing assessments, Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal  

Lisle:

  • Thursdays at 5:00 pm - Compass math and writing assessments, Criterion writing assessment, Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal  No Testing on 10/30

North Shore:

  • Tuesdays at 5:00pm - Compass math and writing assessments, Criterion writing assessment, Miller Analogies Test, Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal No Testing on 9/30

Wheeling:

  • Thursdays at 5:00pm - Compass math and writing assessments, Criterion writing assessment, Miller Analogies Test, Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal No Testing on 10/02 and 10/30
Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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