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Placement Testing

Placement Testing Room - Academic Support Center

Once an application has been submitted, applicants should contact the Academic Support Center at 860.773.1530 to schedule their ACCUPLACER Placement Assessment. This assessment, or proof of exemption, is required of all incoming students.

Exemption from Placement Testing

SATs

In lieu of placement testing, students may submit recent SAT scores for course placements.

  • For exemption from the English placement test, students must have a score of 450 or higher on SAT Critical Reading within the last 2 years
  • For exemption from the math placement test, students must have a score of 500 or higher on SAT Math within the last 2 years


To apply for exemption, submit the Application for Exemption from Placement Testing form.
For information on course placements, refer to the current Tunxis SAT Policy.

Other Exemptions

In addition, exemptions exist for students who have successfully completed college-level English and/or math. Senior citizens and students who have completed Accuplacer at another college within the last 2 years may also be exempt.

To apply for exemption, submit the Application for Exemption from Placement Testing form.

Test Preparation

Testing Schedule

Test dates may be added or changed. Call the number below for details.

+October/November 2014

FridayOctober 319:30 AM
FridayNovember 79:30 AM
SaturdayNovember 89:30 AM
WednesdayNovember 125:15 PM
FridayNovember 14

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

SaturdayNovember 159:30 AM
WednesdayNovember 195:15 PM
FridayNovember 21

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

SaturdayNovember 229:30 AM


+December 2014

WednesdayDecember 35:15 PM
FridayDecember 5

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

SaturdayDecember 69:30 AM
WednesdayDecember 105:15 PM
FridayDecember 129:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayDecember 139:30 AM
FridayDecember 199:30 AM, 12:30 PM
TuesdayDecember 309:30 AM, 12:30 PM


+January 2015

FridayJanuary 2

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

SaturdayJanuary 39:30 AM
TuesdayJanuary 6

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

5:15 PM

WednesdayJanuary 7

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

5:15 PM

FridayJanuary 9

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

SaturdayJanuary 109:30 AM
TuesdayJanuary 13

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

5:15 PM

WednesdayJanuary 14

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

5:15 PM

FridayJanuary 16

9:30 AM

12:30 PM

SaturdayJanuary 179:30 AM

For a Test Reservation

Please call 860.773.1530 (seating is limited). Testing takes place in the Academic Support Center. Most students complete the test in approximately 2 hours. An Application for Admission must be submitted to the Admissions Office one week prior to placement testing. For more information regarding admission, call the Admissions Office at 860.773.1490.

For questions or concerns about placement testing

Contact Garth Pelton at 860.773.1525 or GPelton@tunxis.edu.

For accessibility or accommodation arrangements for Placement Testing for a student with a disability

Contact Valerie Hamilton-Brodie at 860.773.1526 or VHamilton-Brodie@tunxis.edu.

For more information, contact the Academic Support Center at 860.773.1530 or tx-asc@tunxis.edu.