Due to COVID-19, the Accuplacer test is now being offered through ZOOM. Please contact the Academic Assistance Center to schedule an appointment at 731-425-2614.
Test Location: Main Campus, Academic Assistance Center (Above the Library)
Cost: $20 (Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable)
Placement testing is required for first-time degree-seeking students age 21 and older. It is also required for degree seeking students with college work who have not passed a college-level English or math course who started to college after fall 1985. It assesses your college readiness skills in reading, writing and math.
In order to Placement test, your online college admission or readmission application for the term has to be processed and your need for testing verified. Feel free to check on the status of your application by contacting the Admissions Office at 425-8844.
IN ORDER TO TEST, PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THESE STEPS (Appointment Required)
- Review test dates provided below. Check with the Lexington, Savannah, and Humboldt Centers for their testing dates and times.
- Schedule your appointment at least 24 hours in advance. You will need your J-number and phone number. NOTE: The 24 hours does not include the weekend.
- On test day, arrive 15-20 minutes early to pay your fee in the Business Office in the Administration Building.
Bring your receipt and an acceptable form of ID (driver’s license, state or federal photo ID or a JSCC ID) to the Academic Assistance Center located on the 2nd floor of the Library and check-in. At this point, all cell phones must be completely turned off!
Next, you will be issued a locker in which to place your cell phone, electronic devices, hats, personal items, and any extra papers you may have. You will be given scratch paper and a pencil that must be collected at the end of the test. An onscreen calculator will be available for you to use. No personal or physical calculators allowed.
Students are allowed to confirm only once. You have until the last test day prior to the first day of class to Confirm a Learning Support/Lab class and you must honor the one week waiting period between tests.
If you want to study for the test, you may find the following sites helpful:
- Accuplacer Resources: Review Next-Generation Reading, Writing, and Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics for math.
- Test Prep Review
- Virtual Math Lab
- Khan Academy
- ACT Online Prep
Students requesting special testing must make a request in advance before the scheduled test date by contacting the Academic Assistance Center at 425-2614 and must have accommodations approved through the Disability Resource Center.