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ACCUPLACER Testing

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ACCUPLACER tests are computer-adaptive placement tests.

ACCUPLACER tests include English, Reading and Math. Test scores are used to assist students and advisors in selecting the appropriate English, Reading and Math classes.

ACCUPLACER testing is administered at the following:

Testing Center
Technology Center, TC 243
South Mountain Community College
7050 South 24th Street
Phoenix AZ 85042

E-mail address: testing@southmountaincc.edu

Phone: 602.243.8188

Valid Photo ID & College Student ID# is required for all testing.

MONDAY – WEDNESDAY
8:00 a.m. All Tests May Begin
3:00 p.m. Last ACCUPLACER Test Will Begin
4:30 p.m. Last Make-Up/Online/Hybrid Test will begin
5:30 p.m. All Tests Must Be Completed
THURSDAY
9:00 a.m. All Tests May Begin
3:00 p.m. Last ACCUPLACER Test Will Begin
4:30 p.m. Last Make-Up/Online/Hybrid Test will begin
5:30 p.m. All Tests Must Be Completed

Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Testing Center is closed on Fridays during the summer.

Testing Center is closed on holidays and during winter and spring breaks.

  • On testing day, students must provide valid photo identification.
  • On testing day, students must also provide their 8-digit Maricopa student ID number.
  • Breaks are not allowed during testing.  If you leave, you will not be allowed to resume testing.
  • Talking with other students is not allowed in the testing room.
  • Children are not allowed in the Testing Center and may not be left unattended outside the Testing Center.
  • Testing Services does not accept or collect homework, tutoring logs or notes.

Unapproved items must be stored in Testing Center lockers or outside of the Testing Center. Students are responsible for their personal possessions. Unapproved items include the following:

  • All electronic devices, including cell phones, calculators, and watches.
  • All listening, communication, copying and photographic devices or laptops.
  • Dictionaries, books, pamphlets or reference materials, textbooks, notes.
  • Food and beverages, including water bottles, beverages; nicotine products.
  • Head-coverings (unless worn as a religious requirement).
  • Book-bags, purses, handbags or luggage; skateboards, and sunglasses.
  • Any other unauthorized testing aids.

If you are discovered using unauthorized items or testing aids, displaying inappropriate behavior, or using inappropriate language, staff will end your testing session and the incident will be reported to your instructor and/or the appropriate official.