Northland will be transition to use of the Next-Generation Accuplacer (NGA) test in January of 2018.
New and returning students with a current, photo ID, should register for SOAR using the online SOAR Scheduler below.
Please allow several hours minimum to complete your assessment(s) and the registration process. Students who are retesting may register at their preferred campus. It is highly recommended to practice in depth before testing, because students may only retest each section of the assessment twice.
Research shows students who participate in orientation programs are more likely to be successful in college and persist to graduation.If a student chooses to test on a different campus, they will need to complete orientation and registration on their home campus.If a distance student is unable to test in Minnesota, please contact the Testing Coordinator, Jennifer Borsvold.Students may request accessible accommodations (i.e. 504 plan, IEP, Vocational Rehabilitation, disability) by contacting the Academic Success Center prior to their test date.To register for a SOAR day through the link below, enter your Student ID (8 digits long, not your Star ID), select either the East Grand Forks, MN or Thief River Falls, MN campus, then choose a date from the calendar by selecting a white circle.