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Testing Center

The Maricopa Community Colleges accept ACCUPLACER scores (WritePlacer, Reading, Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, College Algebra) for course placement (ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills is not accepted). There is no charge for placement testing. Tests are given on a walk-in basis, first come first served. Students must have a Student Information Form on file with the Admissions Office prior to placement testing. Students will need to bring their SCC Student Number (not MEID) and a photo ID for all placement testing services.

- Photo identification is required for all testing services -
All exams will be collected 15 minutes prior to closing
PLACEMENT TESTS

College students without college-level credits in English, reading, or math will complete placement testing in all three subject areas, English, reading, and math, in one test session.

  • Allow 2 hours for completion of all three subject areas.
  • Bring your 8-digit SCC Student ID Number (not MEID) to testing session

Mon – Thurs 8am – 5pm
Friday* 10am – 3pm
(*closed Fridays mid May - mid August)

PLACEMENT TESTS - SINGLE TEST SESSIONS
  • For continuing or transfer students who have not earned college credit in English, reading, or math; or for those students who are retesting in a subject area.
  • Allow one hour per assessment for completion.
  • Bring your 8-digit SCC Student ID Number (not MEID) to testing session

Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm
Friday* 10am – 3pm
(*closed Fridays mid May - mid August)

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
  • The CELSA test is given for ESL course placement.
  • Allow one hour for completion.
  • Bring your 8-digit SCC Student ID Number (not MEID) to testing session

Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm
Friday* 10am – 3pm
(*closed Fridays mid May - mid August)

SCC INSTRUCTOR TESTING (MAKE-UP/SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS)
  • Students must know their instructor’s name and the name of the course/exam they are taking. Students must arrive at the Testing Center with adequate time to complete the exam (per instructor’s guidelines).

Monday – Thursday 8am – 6:45pm (last exam administered at 6pm)
Friday 10am – 4:45pm (last exam administered at 4pm)
(*The campus is closed on Fridays mid May - mid August)

PROCTORING SERVICES FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Proctoring services are available by appointment only Monday – Thursday*, 8am – 3pm, Friday 10am – 1pm.
(*The campus is closed on Fridays mid May - mid August)

  • Students must schedule the appointment 48 hours in advance of their testing session; appointments are given on a first-come/first-serve basis.
  • Proctoring services are not available during the week before classes begin, the first week of classes, or during finals week
  • Fee is $20.00 per exam.
HESI A2 (MCCCD Nursing Admissions Exam)
  • You must arrive at least 4 hours prior to closing in order to test. No HESI A2 tests will be started after that time. All tests must be completed in a single testing session which must end prior to the end of the scheduled testing period.
  • HESI A2 testing will not be available during the week before any semester starts, the first or last week of any semester, or finals week. Please plan accordingly.

Monday – Thursday 8am – 2:30pm
Friday* 10am – 12:00pm
(*closed Fridays mid May - mid August)

Proctoring Services & the HESI A2 will NOT be available during the following time periods:
  • January 6, 2014 - January 17, 2014
  • May 5, 2014 - May 9, 2014
  • August 18, 2014 - August 29, 2014
  • December 8, 2014 - December 19, 2014