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Photo identification is required for all testing services

Accuplacer - The Maricopa Community Colleges accept ACCUPLACER scores (WritePlacer, Reading, Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, College Algebra) for course placement (ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills is not accepted). There is no charge for placement testing. Tests are given on a walk-in basis, first come first served. Students must have a Student Information Form on file with the Admissions Office prior to placement testing. Students will need to bring their SCC Student Number (not MEID) and a photo ID for all placement testing services.

The Testing Center at SCC offers proctoring services. Please refer to Proctoring Services website for complete information.
Make an appointment: Register Blast . Link redirects to an external website hosted by for the SCC Testing Center.

HESI A2 (MCCCD Nursing Admissions Exam)
Students who plan to take the HESI A2 exam must make an appointment to use the Testing Center. Appointment times are limited and you are encouraged to make your appointment as soon as possible. Make an appointment: Link redirects to an external website hosted by for the SCC Testing Center.

Students requesting accommodations due to a disability should contact Disability Resources & Services to make appropriate arrangements.

CELSA - Combined English Language Skills Assessment 
CELSA is a paper and pencil test designed to place adult students of English as a Second Language (ESL) into the different language ability levels in ESL courses. There is no "pass/fail" associated with test scores; the scores are used for appropriate course placement only. CELSA is a 45 minute, multiple choice test and has a practice test that testing staff work through with the student, prior to giving the test. Directions for the CELSA must be given in English without the assistance of interpretation.

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