The NSU Testing Center provides testing and exam proctoring services to NSU students, students from other colleges and universities, prospective students, and members of the community.


Location: Beulah Williams Library Room 154A

Phone: 605-626-2029


Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. MTWF (no Thursdays)

Exam start times: 8-11:30 a.m.


Need a proctor for a test?

Northern's Testing Center can proctor (supervise) your exam whether you're taking a class from a South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) school or another institution.


What to Bring

  • Photo ID
  • Proctoring fee, if applicable
  • Login credentials to the learning management system for your class (D2L, Blackboard, Moodle, etc.), if applicable
  • Any resources allowed by your instructor during the exam


You must leave all personal items - including but not limited to backpacks, purses, mobile phones, laptops and smart watches - with the proctor before you begin your exam.


Need a proctor for an nsu class?

If you're taking a class from Northern and need a proctor near you (outside of Aberdeen), consider using testing services offered by one of the below institutions:


Black Hills State University: Testing Services 

Dakota State University: Testing Services

South Dakota State University: Testing Center

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology: Proctoring Exams

University of South Dakota: Testing Center

University Center - Sioux Falls: Proctor Services


You may also need to complete the NSU Proctoring Form to have your proctor approved; check with your class instructor.