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Placement Testing For English and Math

All students who do not have college-level English and/or math
are required to take the Accuplace placement exam.

Placement testing is scheduled regularly throughout the year. Free Accuplacer preparation workshops are held on a walk-in basis in the Center for Academic Progress (CAP) in Lafayette Hall Room A209. CAP hours are posted here. To schedule a placement test call (203) 332-5109. On the day of the exam, students will need a Banner ID number and a photo ID in order to take the test.

Workshops are held on a walk-in basis in the Center for Academic Progress (CAP) in Lafayette Hall Room A227 or A209. Lab hours are posted here.

Upon completion of the workshop, students will be eligible to sign up for the Accuplacer exam. Students are required to bring a photo ID with them on the day of the test.

Students with qualifying SAT or ACT scores may be exempt from testing.* Waiver forms are available in the Admissions office. All waivers must be signed by the Director or Assistant Director of Admissions and include a copy of current SAT or ACT Scores. SAT/ACT scores are valid for 2 years only.

*SAT: 500 in Math, 450 in Critical Reading
ACT: 18 in Math, 37 in combined English and Reading

For more information about Acuplacer placement testing visit the Testing Center website.

The last day to schedule a placement test for Fall 2016 is August 24, 2016.

Language Placement Testing

To schedule a Spanish placement test contact Professor Jamilet Ortiz at JOrtiz@hcc.commnet.edu or (203) 332-5141. 

To schedule a French placement test contact Professor Driss Mellouk at DMellouk@hcc.commnet.edu or (203) 332-5974