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COMPASS Math Placement Testing

The COMPASS Math Placement exam (required for all incoming Freshmen with Math ACT scores of 27 and below) can be taken at ISU or an approved remote test site.

For an up-to-date list of approved remote test sites, please visit COMPASS testing sites. But, whether you're taking the test on-campus or off, you'll need to pre-register with ISU's Testing office.

Call us at 309.438.2100, or visit our website for more information.



Saying Goodbye, Saying Hello

There are two sides to going to college for the first time: saying goodbye to the old and familiar, saying hello to the new and unknown.

For the last couple of weeks, we have been soliciting your 'selfies' of that journey, shots of you, your family, friends, pets, — the things you'll miss the most.

Here 's a 2-min YouTube video of some of our favorites — all the things and people that at home helped you get by. At your new home, we hope, when you need us, we can be part of group, too.



Ucares notifications. Emails are being sent out to students who might need help in a particular class as identified by their instructors.

We have lots of resources to help you be successful. Call us if you have concerns: 309-438-3217.


Study Skill Workshops for fall. From Time Management to Note Taking to Preparing for Final.s Registration is required for these free workshops to guarantee a seat, and can be done, online, in less than a minute. Visor workshop schedule Fall 2014

Check it out

Having an Impact
An interview with Ryan Gray, one of this year's 135 nominees for University College's Impact Awards.

ryan gray


Days spent cleaning on his assigned floors in Watterson Towers, doesn't prevent custodial staff Roger Behrens from brightening up students' days. “I like to just say ‘Hi’ or ‘How’s your day?’ It seems simple enough, but it’s another way to show you care, and show the students that we feel like they belong here.” Read more...

Roger Behrens


Events Calendar

Graduate School Series: Make Yourself an Outstanding Applicant
Wed, October 1, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Student Services Building (SSB), 110P - free

Transfer Day Program
Fri, October 10, 2014 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON)

Transfer Day Program
Fri, October 17, 2014 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON)

Transfer Day Program
Fri, October 31, 2014 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON)

Transfer Day Program
Fri, March 20, 2015 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON)

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