Testing Center Idaho

Mission Statement

The Center for Academic Success and Advising (CASA) supports the educational mission of NNU by providing high quality testing services in accordance with the National College Testing Association Professional Standards and Guidelines and governmental regulations. The services provided for students, faculty, staff, community members, and business partners will be consistently rendered with an attitude of service that demonstrates value for relationships, personal excellence, diversity, and commitment to lifelong learning.

Study Guides

CASA only recommends study resources officially endorsed by the test publishers. Many other resources are available online and in print form.

General guidance for testing, and guidance for specific tests. Made available FREE to students in the State of Idaho. 


CASA is located on the main floor of the Leah Peterson Learning Commons, room #110, close to the library's periodical section.

Tests and Services

Proctoring Services
CASA is available to proctor tests for a variety of students' needs, including distance learning courses for NNU students and non-NNU students. This service is free for registered NNU students.  There is a $25 proctor fee for non-NNU students.  Call Monti Channon to schedule an appointment: 208-467-8463.

Residual ACT Tests
NNU offers the Residual ACT for prospective students. A $50 fee is required.

CAAP Tests 
As an NNU graduation requirement, students must complete the CAAP exam during either their junior or senior year. The exam is offered four times each year.

CLEP Tests
NNU offers CLEP testing for college credit.  Click here for the course substitutions allowed by NNU.  They may differ from information on the official CLEP website. Click here for information about scheduling and studying for CLEP tests.

NNU offers COMPASS testing for Math and English proficiency and placement. A $10 fee per test is required.

DSST Tests
NNU offers DSST (formerly DANTES) testing for college credit.  Click here for the course substitutions allowed by NNU.  They may differ from the official DSST website.  Click here for information about scheduling and studying for DSST tests.

Scheduling & Payment

Fees may be paid at the time of the test; debit or credit card payment is preferred.

TO SCHEDULE A TEST, email studenttesting@nnu.edu or call Monti Channon (208-467-8463).


Admin Fee

Test Fee

Proctoring Services - non-NNU students $25 per test  
Proctoring Services - registered NNU students FREE  
Residual ACT Test $50 per test  
CAAP Test - Scheduled Group Tests FREE  
CAAP Test - Special Schedule $50 per test  
CLEP $40 per test $80 per test
COMPASS $10 per test  
DSST $40 per test $80 per test