Ordering Online Iowa and CogAT + Iowa

Online Assessment Ordering Process

The online Iowa Assessment and online CogAT are ordered through the University of Minnesota's learning.umn.edu. You will schedule your assessment(s) when ordering.

CogAT is available only for students who have will complete, or have completed, the online Iowa during the same academic year.

Ordering is a 4 step process

The basics are below, with links to more detailed instructions.

  1. Go to the Registration and Ordering System: Go to Learning.umn.edu to get started.

  2. Create a Guest Account: You will only have to do this the first time you use the University of Minnesota registration system. If you already have an account with UMN, proceed to Step 3. Follow these step-by-step instructions to create a guest account and family account.

  3. Create a Family Account: This is required in order to register someone other than yourself (that is, your homeschool student). You will only have to do this the first time you are ordering an online assessment in our system. Follow these step-by-step instructions to create a guest account and family account. Please be sure to check out using the family account to ensure we have your contact information as well as details about the student(s) who will be testing.

  4. Register your student for a testing session: If you have multiple students, you will be able to register each for the relevant testing session before checking out. Links to each currently available testing session are below. Or, follow these step-by-step registration instructions.

CogAT + Iowa Testing Sessions

Test events for students who will take both CogAT and Iowa during the current academic year.

Fall CogAT with Fall Iowa

The CogAT will be administered the same day as the second part of the Iowa. There will be a break between the two tests.

Fall CogAT with Spring Iowa

For students completing CogAT in the fall, and Iowa in the spring. The Iowa is administered on two days, Tuesday and Thursday.

Spring CogAT with Spring Iowa

The CogAT will be administered the same day as the second part of the Iowa. There will be a break between the two tests.