Academic Support Services

Assessment Center

        The Assessment Center adheres to the professional guidelines and standards set by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and it is listed as a national testing site with that organization. The Assessment Center is located in Cannon Hall, Room 103.

       The staff administers a variety of assessments, including assessment/placement tests for new students and the CAAP post-test for graduating students. The test for placement is ACT/COMPASS and is completed on-line. ACT/ASSET written test is also used for special situations. Both test scores are accepted from other institutions if administered in the last two years for reading and writing and one year for math.

Other tests include:

  • CLEP (College Level Examination Program) in which college level credit is given for successful completion of a test. The cost is $77 for the test and $20 for non-student proctoring.
  • MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) Certification. Online tests certifying the competence in all Microsoft Programs.
  • Spanish and French proficiency tests (Placement in Spanish or French 101, 102, 103, or 104.)
  • Windows proficiency test - Word proficiency test
  • Biology exemption test (Placement in Anatomy 101)
  • LPN/RN ATI Testing (Students enrolled in DACC LPN and RN Program)
  • TEAS Nursing Placement Test
  • Parkland Respiratory Online Testing
  • It also serves as an official testing site for students of other educational facilities who need a proctor for an exam. ($20 fee per two hours for non-DACC students.

       In cooperation with the College's Corporate and Community Education division, the Assessment Center serves as a testing site for local business. (Work Keys)

       Appointments are required to take the test and a picture ID must be presented each time a student comes to test. Enrolled students should have their Student ID number available when scheduling an appointment. Appointments should be made at least two (2) days in advance of desired test date.

Hours: Mon, Thu, Fri
Tue and Wed
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 7:00pm
Summer Hours: Mon and Thu
Tue and Wed
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 6:00pm
7:30am - 4:00pm
Mid-Term and Finals Week
Only Hours
8:00am - 8:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 1:00pm

     For more information about the Assessment Center, to learn about all the various tests administered, or to schedule an appointment, please call (217)443-8708


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