Assessment testing helps to ensure that students have adequate preparation for college-level courses.

the results are used to guide students into appropriate classes. Students will need to have already applied to MCC before you take the test, and tests should be taken prior to registering for classes.

About the Assessment Testing Process

This process comprises two sections that are possible. The section that is first a computerized test called Accuplacer, where students are tested on mathematics, reading comprehension and either sentence skills or their standard of English proficiency (LOEP). The section that is second the process Essay, provides a sample of each and every student’s writing. This one-hour essay that is timed mandatory for many students who place below English 101 on the English portion of the Accuplacer. The Challenge Essay is administered on a day separate from the Accuplacer.

Test Exemption

Students may request an English or math assessment test exemption form by submitting the following evidence to the Admissions office:

Exemption Criteria

GED ACT Transfer Credit SAT
English Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) with a score of 165-174 English score of 21 or higher, or ACT English and ACT Discover More Reading combined score of 47 or maybe more transfer that is college-level approved because of the Admissions office Appropriate SAT scores (see guidelines below)
Math Mathematical Reasoning (MR) with a score of 165-174 Math score of 18 or maybe more College-level transfer credit approved by the Admissions office Appropriate SAT scores (see guidelines below)

When the exemption happens to be processed, the student has to bring the signed off exemption together with them into the actual test appointment.

Students who possess completed the Accuplacer test at another college should bring their score report to the Testing Center, SSC L131, and discover the test administrator to see where those scores would put them at MCC.

Making Plans For Your Visit

Whilst the Accuplacer test is untimed, the test that is entireboth the math and English portions) takes approximately two hours to complete. For planning purposes, expect that you will be at Manchester Community College for approximately three hours. Please plan your visit with your work and school schedules so that you can complete the test in one sitting.

You must provide documentation that supports your significance of adjustments just before scheduling the assessment test into the Testing Center. No adjustments is likely to be made without these details. When coming up with your request, please remember that this really is an untimed test. Students with LD, ADD or Autism Spectrum Disorders should submit information (WAIS, achievement testing) to Gail Stanton. Students with physical or disabilities that are psychological submit medical records to Joseph Navarra. To schedule a scheduled appointment to talk about your significance of adjustments, please call 860-512-3590.

Begin to see the Disability Services page to get more details.

Testing Appointments

If you want to schedule a appointment that is new cancel or reschedule a preexisting appointment, click on the appropriate button below.

Important: Students must bring their Banner student ID number and a photograph ID into the test session.

The mission of the Testing Center would be to provide testing that is comprehensive to students, staff and community members. The center provides a comprehensive and wide range of testing services, as well as a full range of accommodations for students needing disability accommodations to this end. The center’s staff supports students’ academic growth by offering test sessions in a environment that is positive works collaboratively with all student development programs so that you can provide a specialist and centralized Testing Center. To find out more about testing, contact Georgette E. Hyman, Assistant Director, Disability Services and Testing, 860-512-3596.