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CIS 2010 Placement Test

The Office of Testing Services administers the CIS 2010 Placement Test. Students must present a valid photo ID at the time of the test.

Testing on campus in Tivoli Room 347:

No appointment is necessary to take the exam during regular business hours, Monday through Friday between 9am and 3pm. 

Tesing at home using a virtual proctoring service:

The CIS2010 exam is also available to complete online at home using a virtual proctoring service. Access to the service requires Teams, a high-speed internet connection and a webcam.
To request a test at home please send an email from your mailbox to:
  • Include your MSU Denver student ID number.
  • Specify which exam you need to take (CIS2010 Placement Test)
  • Include full name and contact information.

Prepare for the CIS2010 Placement Test:

For study and preparation materials as well as general information on the CIS2010 Placement Test please see the CIS website at this link.

General exam information:

  • The exam has 100 computer concepts questions, Access questions and Excel questions worth one point each. All 100 questions must be answered within 120 minutes.
  • Scores are available within two business days of taking the test.
  • Students scoring 75% or higher will be able to register for CIS2010.
  • Students scoring below 75% may register for CIS/CSS 1010.
  • Students may take the test twice in a five year period. Students may not test twice on the same day.





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