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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.

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

All placement exams must be started two hours prior to close.

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.

Continuing/transfer students who have not earned college credit in English, reading, or math will take placement exams for all remaining subjects in one test session.

  • Exam Preparation Material available here
  • Allow one hour per assessment for completion (2.5 hrs for all three subjects)
  • Bring your 8-digit SCC Student ID Number and current, valid photo ID (state, national, or current year school only) photo identification to testing session
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

All placement exams must be started two hours prior to close.

  • The CELSA test is given for ESL course placement.
  • Exam Preparation Material available here.
  • Allow one hour for completion.
  • Bring your 8-digit SCC Student ID Number and current, valid photo ID (state, national, or current year school only) photo identification to testing session
SCC INSTRUCTOR TESTING (MAKE-UP/SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS)

Students who plan to complete a make-up exam or an exam with accommodation authorized by DRS must make an appointment to use the Testing Center. Appointment times are limited and you are encouraged to make your appointment as soon as possible.  Replace Make an appointment: scottsdalecc.edu/tcapp, Log in with your MEID & Password to view appointment options. 

PROCTORING SERVICES

The Testing Center at SCC offers proctoring services. Please refer to Proctoring Services website for complete information.

Make an appointment: http://www.registerblast.com/scottsdalecc. Link redirects to an external website hosted by RegisterBlast.com for the SCC Testing Center.

HESI A2 (MCCCD Nursing Admissions Exam)

Students who plan to take the HESI A2 exam must make an appointment to use the Testing Center. Appointment times are limited and you are encouraged to make your appointment as soon as possible. Make an appointment: http://www.registerblast.com/scottsdalecc. Link redirects to an external website hosted by RegisterBlast.com for the SCC Testing Center.

All seven modules must be completed within a single four (4) hour testing session.

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.

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

Students requesting accommodations due to a disability should contact Disability Resources & Services to make appropriate arrangements.