Student Development

NCCC Testing Center

Placement Test Requirement

Testing Center Hours

Monday-Wednesday, Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am - 6:00pm

Contact Us

Location: Room A-167
Phone: 716-614-6728
Fax: 716-614-6814

English/Reading:  Any student who does not provide documentation with a High School GPA will be required to take the NCCC Writing and Reading Placement tests. All other students will be placed according to the English/Reading Waiver and Course Placement Chart.

Math:  Students who have satisfied one of the requirements in red on the Math Waiver and Course Placement Chart will be exempt from testing.

The purpose of Placement Testing is to assess your current skills in reading, writing and math for placement into appropriate coursework at NCCC.  The tests are taken online and are untimed. You are allowed to take each test twice.

Click here for instructions on how to prepare for and take the Reading and Writing placement tests (Note: must use Chrome or Firefox as your browser).

Click here for instructions on how to prepare for and take the Math placement test

Academic Adjustments for Students with Disabilities

Placement tests are not timed. This means an academic adjustment for extended time is not necessary. Students who need other academic adjustments for the placement tests should contact Accessibility Services prior to taking any tests.

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