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Assessment and Testing

Welcome to the Community College of Aurora Testing Center

The easiest way to reach us is by email:
Phone: 303-360-4948 | Fax: 303-340-7601

Our Mission

The Community College of Aurora Testing Center administers placement, online distance education, credit for prior learning and certification tests to students, the community, and the military and their families. Test administration is done in a professional, positive and distraction-free environment in order to promote academic success and career advancement. We subscribe to the NCTA standards and guidelines.


  • Since October 28th, 2015 ALL testing is by appointment only (placement testing included).
  • Holiday Closings: The Testing Center will be closed on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving.
  • The Testing Center will be closed from December 25th to January 4th for the holidays. All regular activities will be resumed on Monday, January 4th. 
  • Since October 28th, 2015, CCA has moved to the CCPT assessment for placement and also offers testing by appointment only. Placement testing (CCPT or ESL LOEP) will require an appointment.
  • The following DSST exams are no longer available: Business Law II, Intro. to the Modern Middle East, Physical Geology, Principles of Financial Accounting, and Western Europe Since 1945

Testing Center Location and Hours (click on the campus)



CCPT - Placement test - all new CCA students will need to have CCPT or LOEP results in order to place into courses. 

LOEP (ESL) Accuplacer - Placement test - all new CCA students must have Accuplacer or LOEP results in order to place into courses.

Proctoring Services for Non-CCA Students - Standardized proctoring services for Non-CCA Online/Distance Education students

CLEP/DSST- Tests that award college credit for prior learning

HOBET/TEAS - Secondary assessment for Paramedic and EMT students

CASTLE WORLDWIDE - Licensing and certification exams

PearsonVUE - Licensing and certification exams

Testing Center Rules and Conditions

Testing Center Acceptable Forms of Identification

Test Preparation and Make-up Exams

CCA Staff Resources





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