|Testing Centers at BRCC|
COMPASS testing is currently unavailable due to technical issues at ACT. At this time, it is anticipated that testing will be available on Wednesday July 30th. Please check this site for the most up to date information.
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. CLEP Testing is coming soon but is not yet available. Students wishing to schedule a testing appointment should click here. Students should set aside 2 to 2.5 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.
During the Summer 2014 semester, BRCC's Mid City Testing Center will be open the following hours (beginning June 2nd through August 1st):
For the month of August, the Testing Center will observe the following hours:
Monday through Thursday 8 am to 6 pm
Friday 9 am to 5 pm
The Testing Center will be closed on Saturdays in August.
In order to sit for the COMPASS Test, students must arrive in the Testing Center (with fees already paid) by:
4:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
3:00 pm Thursday
9:30 am Saturdays
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.
Summer 2014 Semester Closures
The Testing Center will be closed on the following dates during the spring semester.
Compass testing will be offered at other BRCC campuses and sites throughout the semester. The dates and locations for the spring 2014 semester are listed below. The hours for these dates are 9 am to 5 pm. Students are accepted on a walk-in basis and should arrive by 3:00 pm.
Your initial COMPASS test fees are included in your application fee (BRCC students only). 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 CLEP testing should be directed to Innovative Learning at 225-216-8228.