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 2015

FridayOctober 309:30 AM
FridayNovember 69:30 AM
SaturdayNovember 79:30 AM
WednesdayNovember 115:15 PM
FridayNovember 139:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayNovember 149:30 AM
TuesdayNovember 175:15 PM
FridayNovember 209:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayNovember 219:30 AM


+December 2015

WednesdayDecember 25:15 PM
FridayDecember 49:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayDecember 59:30 AM
TuesdayDecember 85:15 PM
FridayDecember 119:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayDecember 129:30 AM
FridayDecember 189:30 AM, 12:30 PM
TuesdayDecember 299:30 AM
WednesdayDecember 3012:30 PM


+January 2016

TuesdayJanuary 5

9:30 AM, 12:30 PM

5:15 PM

WednesdayJanuary 6

9:30 AM, 12:30 PM

5:15 PM

FridayJanuary 89:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJanuary 99:30 AM
TuesdayJanuary 12

9:30 AM, 12:30 PM

5:15 PM

WednesdayJanuary 13

9:30 AM, 12:30 PM

5:15 PM

FridayJanuary 159:30 AM, 12:30 PM
TuesdayJanuary 199:30 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.