Placement Testing

Placement Testing Room - Academic Support Center

Once an application has been submitted, applicants should contact the Academic Support Center at 860.255.3570 to schedule their ACCUPLACER Placement Assessment. This assessment, or proof of exemption, is required of all incoming students.

Exemption from Placement Testing


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.

+May 2014

FridayMay 29:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayMay 39:30 AM
TuesdayMay 65:15 PM
FridayMay 99:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayMay 109:30 AM
MondayMay 125:15 PM
FridayMay 169:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayMay 179:30 AM
TuesdayMay 205:15 PM
FridayMay 239:30 AM
TuesdayMay 275:15 PM
FridayMay 309:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayMay 319:30 AM

+June 2014

MondayJune 25:15 PM
FridayJune 69:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 79:30 AM
TuesdayJune 105:15 PM
FridayJune 139:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 149:30 AM
MondayJune 165:15 PM
TuesdayJune 179:30 AM
FridayJune 209:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 219:30 AM
MondayJune 239:30 AM
TuesdayJune 245:15 PM
FridayJune 279:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJune 289:30 AM
MondayJune 305:15 PM

+July 2014

TuesdayJuly 15:15 PM
MondayJuly 79:30 AM
TuesdayJuly 85:15 PM
FridayJuly 119:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 129:30 AM
MondayJuly 145:15 PM
TuesdayJuly 159:30 AM
FridayJuly 189:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 199:30 AM
MondayJuly 219:30 AM
TuesdayJuly 225:15 PM
FridayJuly 259:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayJuly 269:30 AM
MondayJuly 285:15 PM
TuesdayJuly 299:30 AM

+August 2014

FridayAugust 19:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 29:30 AM
MondayAugust 49:30 AM, 12:30 PM
TuesdayAugust 55:15 PM
FridayAugust 89:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 99:30 AM
MondayAugust 115:15 PM
TuesdayAugust 129:30 AM, 12:30 PM
FridayAugust 159:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 169:30 AM
MondayAugust 189:30 AM, 5:15 PM
TuesdayAugust 1912:30 PM, 5:15 PM
FridayAugust 229:30 AM, 12:30 PM
SaturdayAugust 239:30 AM

For a Test Reservation

Please call 860.255.3570 (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 860.255.3555.

For questions or concerns about placement testing

Contact Garth Pelton at 860.255.3574 or

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

Contact Valerie Hamilton-Brodie at 860.255.3575 or

For more information, contact the Academic Support Center at 860.255.3570 or