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Math Accuplacer Resources

ACCUPLACER


Assessment and placement is required for all students. The Accuplacer assesses skill levels in reading, English composition and mathematics. Test results are used to determine the appropriate course placement to promote student success in college. 

Placement tests are required for: 

  • New students registering for credit-based courses
  • All PSEO students
  • Returning students or transfer students who have not either taken the Accuplacer placement test at another institution or successfully completed a college-level math and/or college-level English course with a grade of "C" or higher

Students are not required to take the placement test(s) if they have:

  • Recent ACT sub-scores of at least 22 in math, 18 in English, and 21 in reading. Students whose sub-scores are lower in one of these areas must take the placement test in that area. (ACT score report cannot be older than three years for English and two years for math.)  To use ACT score, an official copy must be submitted to the Records and Registration Office.

If you have taken the Accuplacer test at another college or have completed a college level math and/or English course at another college, please send an official copy of your scores/grades to the Records and Registration Office.

Accuplacer test scores are valid three years for reading and two years for math.  To obtain a copy of your scores, please complete the Request for Accuplacer Score Report form.

 

Prepare for your placement test

You are strongly encouraged to prepare for placement test by reviewing the following study materials:



Important Information

  • No appointment necessary! First come, first served, on a space available basis.  See the testing schedule for walk-in testing times listed below. 
  • There is no fee to take the initial assessment test, however there is a $10 retest fee for each retest session.
  • Bring your student ID number and a picture identification.
  • This is an untimed test; allow 2-3 hours to take the test. 
  • Calculators are not allowed. Scratch paper is provided.
  • All personal belongings will be stored in a locker, including, but not limited to: Book bags, coats, hats, cell phones (turned off), etc. 
  • No food or beverages allowed.
  • Children are not allowed in the testing center and must not be left unattended. 


Retesting

  • If you are not satisfied with your placement results, you may retest.
  • There is a $10 retest fee for each retest session. Please come to the Testing Center to verify if the retest fee is applicable. 

 

 

 

Summer Break Hours

May 16 - 27

Cambridge Campus, Room D208A

Day

Sign-In Begins

Sign-In Concludes

Room Closes

Monday***see below

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Tuesday
8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Wednesday

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Thursday
8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Friday 8:00am 9:00am 11:00am 

***NOTE: Accuplacer will end at 11:00am (sign-in concludes at 9:00am) on Monday, 5/23.



Coon Rapids Campus, Room SC150

Day

Sign-In Begins

Sign-In Concludes

Room Closes

Monday

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Tuesday***see below

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Wednesday

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Thursday***see below

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Friday 8:00am 9:00am 11:00am 

***NOTE: Accuplacer will end at 11:00am (sign-in concludes at 9:00am) on Tuesdays, 5/17 & 5/24 and Thursday, 5/26.

 

Summer Semester 2016

May 30 - August 5

Note:  The Testing Centers will close from 8am to 11am on June 10th.  The centers will be closed on May 30th and July 4th.

 

Cambridge Campus, Room D208A

Day

Sign-In Begins

Sign-In Concludes

Room Closes

Monday

8:00am

2:30pm

4:30pm

Wednesday

11:00am

6:00pm

8:00pm

Friday 8:00am 9:00am 11:00am 

    Coon Rapids Campus, Room SC150

    Day

    Sign-In Begins

    Sign-In Concludes

    Room Closes

    Tuesday

    8:00am

    6:00pm

    8:00pm

    Thursday

    8:00am

    6:00pm

    8:00pm

    Friday 8:00am 9:00am 11:00am 

     

     

    Fall Break Hours

    August 8 - 26

    Cambridge Campus, Room D208A

    Day

    Sign-In Begins

    Sign-In Concludes

    Room Closes

    Monday

    8:30am

    2:00pm

    4:00pm

    Tuesday

    8:30am

    2:00pm

    4:00pm

    Wednesday

    8:30am

    2:00pm

    4:00pm

    Thursday

    8:30am

    2:00pm

    4:00pm

    Friday 8:30am 2:00pm 4:00pm

      Coon Rapids Campus, Room SC150

      Day

      Sign-In Begins

      Sign-In Concludes

      Room Closes

      Monday

      8:00am

      6:00pm

      8:00pm

      Tuesday

      8:00am

      6:00pm

      8:00pm

      Wednesday

      8:00am

      6:00pm

      8:00pm

      Thursday

      8:00am

      6:00pm

      8:00pm

      Friday 8:00am 2:00pm 4:00pm

       

       

      Call for additional availability. 

      ***Schedules are subject to change without notice.***

      For additional questions, please contact our Testing Services staff.
























      PEOPLE TO CONTACT

      Testing Services

      Cambridge Campus
      763-433-1980

      Coon Rapids Campus
      763-433-1180

      Fax
      763-433-1881