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.

+March/April 2016

FridayMarch 189:30 AM
FridayApril 19:30 AM
SaturdayApril 29:30 AM
TuesdayApril 55:15 PM
FridayApril 89:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayApril 99:30 AM
WednesdayApril 135:15 PM
FridayApril 159:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayApril 169:30 AM
TuesdayApril 195:15 PM
FridayApril 229:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayApril 239:30 AM
WednesdayApril 275:15 PM
FridayApril 299:30 AM. 12:30 PM
SaturdayApril 309:30 AM


+May 2016

TuesdayMay 35:15 PM
FridayMay 69:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayMay 79:30 AM
WednesdayMay 115:15 PM
FridayMay 139:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayMay 149:30 AM
TuesdayMay 175:15 PM
FridayMay 209:30 AM, 12:30PM
SaturdayMay 219:30 AM
WednesdayMay 255:15 PM
FridayMay 279:30 AM, 12:30 PM
TuesdayMay 315:15 PM


+June 2016

FridayJune 39:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 49:30 AM
WednesdayJune 85:15 PM
FridayJune 109:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 119:30 AM
TuesdayJune 145:15 PM
WednesdayJune 159:30 AM
FridayJune 179:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 189:30 AM
TuesdayJune 219:30 AM
WednesdayJune 225:15 PM
FridayJune 249:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 259:30 AM
TuesdayJune 285:15 PM
WednesdayJune 299:30 AM


+July 2016

FridayJuly 19:30 AM, 12:30 PM
TuesdayJuly 59:30 AM
WednesdayJuly 65:15 PM
FridayJuly 89:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 99:30 AM
TuesdayJuly 125:15 PM
WednesdayJuly 139:30 AM
FridayJuly 159:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 169:30 AM
TuesdayJuly 199:30 AM
WednesdayJuly 205:15 PM
FridayJuly 229:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 239:30 AM
TuesdayJuly 265:15 PM
WednesdayJuly 279:30 AM
FridayJuly 299:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 309:30 AM


+August 2016

TuesdayAugust 29:30 AM, 12:30 PM
WednesdayAugust 35:15 PM
FridayAugust 59:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 69:30 AM
TuesdayAugust 95:15 PM
WednesdayAugust 109:30 AM, 12:30 PM
FridayAugust 129:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 139:30 AM
TuesdayAugust 169:30 AM, 12:30 PM
WednesdayAugust 175:15 PM
FridayAugust 199:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 209:30 AM
TuesdayAugust 239:30 AM, 5:15 PM
WednesdayAugust 2412:30 PM, 5:15 PM
ThursdayAugust 259:30 AM , 12:30 PM

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 Cathy Felice at 860.773.1524 or CFelice@tunxis.edu.

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