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Test Day Instructions

Please read the following instructions and guidelines to ensure a pleasant test day experience.

Ensure you bring one of the following unexpired forms of Identification. This must be the same document that you used to register.



    • For the morning written test, go to the St. Ignatius Science Center (building #22 on the map) at Rockhurst University, Kansas City. Park in Lots A & C.
    • After entering the building, follow signs to the registration area.
    • Please be at the test center no later than 7:30 am
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am; doors close at 8:45 am
    • You will NOT be admitted into the test room AFTER 8:45 am.
    • We recommend candidates to use restrooms prior to any check-in procedures as you will have to wait until after the listening test is finished to use the restroom.


    Parking is available at 5351 Forest Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110. Please Park in Lots A & C.



    • Give the cloakroom staff any bags, electronic devices (including cell phones) and other valuable items.
    • Failure to relinquish electronic items will result in immediate dismissal from the test.
    • Identity Check: present your valid original passport, Green Card or employment authorization card (no other form of identity is accepted).
    • Proceed to camera and fingerprint station (if you have a head scarf or veil, you may be asked to remove this item in a separate room)
    • Entrance to test room.

    Exit procedure and arrangements for lunch

    • Once the test has finished and the papers have been collected you may leave the test room.
    • Collect your possessions from the cloakroom.
    • Confirm the time of your afternoon speaking test.
    • You may leave the campus at that time and return prior to your speaking test

    Speaking tests (1:00 pm– 6:00 pm)

    • Speaking tests will be held on Rockhurst Campus at Pedro Arrupe Hall on the second floor (building #19) SEE THE MAP.
    • Return to the test centre at least 5 minutes before the scheduled time of your speaking test.
    • Speaking tests will be scheduled for THE SAME AFTERNOON between 1:00pm – 6:00pm. The speaking test will take approximately 15 minutes.
    • Check for your specific test time on the wall before leaving for lunch and come to the registration area about 5 minutes before your speaking time. Please wait for us to call your name.
    • Plan to keep your whole afternoon available.


    Test results will be mailed on the Friday, 13 days after the test date by regular US Postal Service mail and can be expected between 18-21 days from the test date. You can also request to collect the results in person on the results-issuing day or the week after, but you must inform us in advance if you intend to do this. IELTS does not release test results by phone, email or fax to test takers or recognizing organizations.
    IELTS Online Preview Services: Results are usually available online Friday 13 days after the exam date will remain available for 28 days. Please go to THIS LINK and enter your details exactly as in your application. Please pay special attention to the order of the birth date (day, month, and year). Also, be aware that your name must be entered exactly as you confirmed it during check-in on the day of the exam. If you included middle names, they should generally be listed after your first/given name. Also, please be sure to check “NO” when asked if you took the computer based exam.  
    Disclaimer: The online preview of your test result may not be used as an official score report. IELTS International, the test center and the IELTS Partners give no guarantee as to the accuracy of the preview result, and will not accept any responsibility for an inaccurate score. IELTS International, the test center and the IELTS Partners will not accept any responsibility in the event that your result fails to display, whether due to technical fault or administrative procedures.

    Notes regarding punctuality, stationary and possessions

    • You will not be admitted into the test center after 8:45 am.
    • The test (listening, reading and writing) is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am and is scheduled to finish at 12:00-12:15 pm.
    • Pencils and erasers will be provided.
    • Cell phones and other electronic devices are not permitted in the test room.
    • Our cloakroom is secure and you must either use it or leave valuable / electronic items at home.
    • Under no circumstances will Eurocentres San Diego test centers be responsible for lost and / or damaged items – you are encouraged to leave such items at home.
    • If you bring drinks, please only bring water and it must be in a clear container.
    • Food is not allowed in the test room (if food is required for medical reasons you must have informed us prior to the registration deadline by way of a Doctor’s letter)
    • Reading glasses must be in a clear case.

    Rockhurst University(Oxford International Kansas IELTS Testing Centre)

    5351 Forest Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

    Oxford International Kansas recommends arriving early to find parking. No exceptions can be made for not arriving on time due to parking issues or traffic.