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last update 12/19/14

Compass Testing at New Roads site - January 6th 8 am to 5 pm

Compass Testing at Acadian campus - January 20th 8 am to 5 pm

Testing is currently available daily at the Mid City campus.  NEW:  The Testing Center has set up a check-in desk on the first floor of the Magnolia Building near Advising and Counseling.  Look for the sign when you walk in. This check-in was set up in order to keep the testing area as quiet and distraction free as possible.

EFFECTIVE 7/28/14, no personal items are allowed in the Testing Center - Room 160.  This includes purses, backpacks, cell phones, caps, etc.  A limited number of lockers are available for these items.  If you need a locker, please inquire at check-in.

The Testing Center at the Mid City campus is located in Room 160 of the Magnolia Building.  COMPASS Testing and Proctored testing is available at the Mid City campus.  Students wishing to schedule a testing appointment should click here. Students should set aside 2 hours to complete the COMPASS test.

Time permitted for proctored tests is determined by the instructor.  Students are strongly encouraged to schedule appointments for all testing (including COMPASS) at least 24 hours ahead of time.  Walk-ins are accepted if space is available.

Spring 2015 Semester Hours (from January 5 through May 15)

Monday and Wednesday 8 am to 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Select Saturdays 8 am to 12 noon (to be announced)

Students are strongly encouraged to review/practice before scheduling an appointment to take the COMPASS test.  To access practice materials,  visit http://www.act.org/compass/sample/ for sample Compass test questions.  There are also additional preparatory materials in Word documents at the bottom of this web page.

Your initial COMPASS test fees are included in your application fee (BRCC students only).  Be sure to bring a copy of your receipt for your application fee.  If you are a non-BRCC student or a BRCC student retesting, be sure to pay any applicable fees prior to arriving at the Testing Center and bring proof of payment with you when you come to test.  To pay Compass Test fees online, click here.

To access Testing Center Guidelines, click here. BRCC faculty who wish to have their students take a make-up test should have their students schedule an appointment using the online scheduler. You will need to deliver the assessment instrument (test, etc.) to a Testing Center staff member with completion instructions. The Testing Center is not to be used to have entire classes of students take tests. You should contact the Registrar for an appropriate room if you are looking to administer computer testing.

Questions regarding testing should be directed to the Mid City Testing Center at 225-216-8038 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CLEP Testing is now available. To schedule a CLEP appointment, please email the Testing Center at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The staff will get back with you promptly to set up a date and time.