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Testing Center

  • Placement tests are given Monday - Friday by appointment only.

  • Photo Id and College Id# are required to take a test!

  • Make sure you leave appropriate time to test.
    • No test will be administered 30 minutes before closing time.
  1.  Placement Testing    
  2.  Caldwell Testing Center  
  3.  Watauga Testing Center  

Placement Testing

computer testingThe Accuplacer computerized tests are given to all students who are entering a program, or who are taking courses with a placement test prerequisite. The tests include reading, sentence skills and math. Students take certain tests, or the whole sequence, depending upon their program or course choices. Students may be exempt from placement testing by meeting one of the following requirements:

  1. Transfer credits in English, math and two college-approved reading intensive courses.
  2. Satisfactory S.A.T. or A.C.T. scores.
  3. Satisfactory COMPASS or ASSET test scores (tests must have been taken at a regionally accredited higher education institution on or after February 1, 2007).
  4. Completion of Accuplacer tests at a regionally accredited higher education institution.
  5. Completion of developmental coursework at a regionally accredited higher education institution with a grade of "C" or higher

Placement tests are given Monday - Friday by appointment only.
For an appointment, call 828.726.2719 (Caldwell Testing Center) or 828.297.2185 (Watauga Testing Center).

For study guide information, go to: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer. You can also access practice tests by using Google and searching for Accuplacer Practice Tests.

Caldwell Campus Testing Center

The Caldwell Campus Testing Center is located in F-Building, 1st Floor, Room 127

Testing Center Hours
Monday - Thursday 8 am - 6 pm
  • Placement Testing
Friday 8 am - 1 pm
  • Placement Testing
  • Instructor make-up Testing
Monday - Wednesday 8 am - 7 pm
  • Instructor make-up testing
  • DSL testing (Distance Learning Tests)
  • Scheduled licensure testing
    • LaserGrade - phone number for appointments: 1.800.211.2754
    • ATI (TEAS) Nursing Entrance Testing, HOBET
    • CASTLE Worldwide, Inc. - Credentialing Exams
    • PAN Testing - (TSA, USPS, etc.)
Thursday 8:30 am - 6 pm
   (2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursdays
  • GED® Testing

Watauga Campus Testing Center

The Watauga Campus Testing Center is located in the Student Services Center, sign in at the front desk.

Testing Center Hours
Monday 8 am - Noon & 1 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - Noon & 1 pm - 7 pm
Wednesday 9 am - Noon & 1 pm - 7 pm
Thursday 8 am - Noon & 1 pm - 5 pm
Friday 8 am - 2 pm

  • Placement testing by appointment
  • Instructor make-up testing
  • DSL testing (Distance Learning Tests)
  • Health Science Admission testing (HOBET, TEAS)