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Northwest Missouri State University


Timeline

What

What is it?

When

How will I know?

Freshmen Year
Writing Challenge
  • Placement Exam administered by Writing Center in B.D. Owens Library
  • SOAR
Student request
NL-SSI
  • National Survey
  • University Seminar
    alternating years
Through class and email
NSSE
  • National Survey
  • Spring term
E-mail
MoGEA
  • Standardized test
  • General education content
  • Required for entry to College of Education
Junior Year
Assessment of Core Proficiencies**
  • Standardized test
  • Northwest Core content
  • When you have close to 60 hrs
E-mail
NL-SSI **
  • National Survey
  • Alternating years
E-mail
Missouri Content Assessment
  • Teacher Ed Certification
  • Exams-major specific
  • Required for Teaching certification
Senior Year
NSSE
  • National Survey
  • Alternating years
  • Random student selection
E-mail
Major Field Test
(MFT, ACAT, etc)
  • National Exit Exams as required by specific departments/majors
  • Typically linked to capstone course enrollment
Syllabus and/or instructor/advisor

**These are required by the University and administered by the Assessment Office. When you receive notification from the Assessment Office you are strongly encourage to complete the activity in order to avoid a registration hold.