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Exams

We offer a variety of exam scoring and reporting options to instructors and employers. We are committed to secure, accurate, and timely processing of exams, and we offer a range of report options and analytics. Our exam reports can provide insight into potential improvements to future exams as well as test-takers’ knowledge.

Exams Attention Icon Important information regarding Final Exams

Extended hours will be announced closer to Finals Week.

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EXAM PROCESS

OMS exam scoring provides a cost-effective and accurate method for scoring student exams. Reports include individual student results, item analysis, and descriptive statistics. OMS resources for classroom testing include:

  • 5- and 10-choice answer sheets to match exam format
  • Comprehensive scoring reports
  • Assistance with exam format
  • Knowledgeable staff to answer your questions
GETTING STARTED

Utilizing OMS’s Course Exam services is easy.

Answer sheets are easy to order by phone or online. Call OMS at 612-626-0006 or click here to place an order for yourself or your department. Please be sure to order enough answer sheets. Our scanning equipment cannot process photocopies.

Helpful information is available to assist in writing high-quality test question.

After the exam has been given, send (via Campus Courier) or bring the answer key and answer documents along with an Exam Report Order Form (EROF) to OMS. Directions for completing the form can be found here.

Completed exams must not be sent through campus mail. Click here for delivery instructions and office hours and location.

Exams are processed within 24 hours and results are provided to instructors via the OMS Secure Portal.

CUSTOMIZATION SERVICES

Does your organization wish to test the knowledge of new employees or evaluate training outcomes? Does your educational program need to provide practice tests for professional certification, or the certification exam itself?

The Exams Services team can help identify or create the right testing materials for a range of business purposes, as well as meet your test scoring needs.

If you are interested in learning more about our exam customization services, please fill out our contact form.

EXAM SECURITY

OMS takes the responsibility of scoring exams very seriously. We score all exams in a secure, timely, and accurate manner following the University of Minnesota best practices.

The integrity of exams is protected through our security protocols.

EQUIPMENT

Security patches are updated daily with built-in hardware and software protections. All servers are protected and maintained following University of Minnesota guidelines.

PERSONNEL

Only non-student OMS staff members handle exams. All staff members are trained in managing confidential data, and are certified in and compliant with HIPPA and FERPA standards.

ALARM SYSTEM

The OMS office is equipped with card access, motion detectors, and alarm systems which are directly connected to police and fire protection.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Pickup/drop-off

Information on where to pickup and drop-off your exams

Report options & interpretation guide

Different report types and descriptions

Sample answer sheets

View the different answer sheets available for exams

How to write test questions

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of different question types

FAQ

Answers to the common questions we get about exams

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