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Accuplacer Testing for Placement

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Discover how to Take the Accuplacer at Home!


Requirements for Testing at Home 

  • A computer with a webcam, this can be a desktop or laptop. 
  • Internet access
  • One of the following valid photo IDs:
    • Driver's license 
    • State-approved or federal ID
    • Military ID
    • College ID
    • High school ID
    • Middle school ID
    • Passport 
    • Tribal ID
    • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship 
    • College Board Test Taker ID Form
  • An isolated room
Smart phones, iPads, and tablets cannot be used to take the Accuplacer test remotely. 

Additional instructions will be sent to your email, after you schedule your appointment. The testing session is hosted through WebEx.


Schedule an Appointment 

Appointments are typically available Monday through Friday between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Schedule your appointment on our scheduling web page. 

Review the following guides to prepare for your WebEx testing appointment:


Cost

The full Accuplacer test costs $10 for the English and Math sections. $5 per section and attempt. 

Students will pay the non-refundable test fee when they make their appointment on RegisterBlast. A credit card is required to make the online payment. If you are unable to pay with a credit card, please contact the Testing Center by emailing Testing@CCAurora.edu


Retest Policy

Students may retest after a minimum of 3 days and can take each section twice in a three year period. 


Study Resources 

Click on the links below to access the Accuplacer Study Workbooks and other resources: 


Format of Test

The Accuplacer is multiple choice, computer-based, and does not have a time limit. The test takes students about 2 hours to complete. Calculators are embedded in the math section(s) on some questions. Handheld calculators are not allowed. 


What Math Test Do I Need To Take?

The CCA Testing Center recommends only taking the math section you need for you program of study. Review the Recommended Math Placement Test guide to learn which math test is recommended for your program or certificate.  


Accommodations

We kindly request that persons who require reasonable accommodations, contact the Office of Disability and Equity, with questions or to request accommodations: ODE@CCAurora.edu or (303)340-7548.


Test Results 

Scores are available at the end of the test.


Questions?

Email: Testing@CCAurora.edu

Phone: (303)360-4948

Response Time: 1 Business Day

 

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