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Testing Center - Placement Test

Students need to schedule an appointment for placement testing.

Students applying for degree, diploma, and certificate programs may be required to complete certain placement tests. Test results are used by academic advisors to place students in appropriate courses and thereby maximize their opportunities for success. While placement test scores are not used for determining admission to the college, they may be required to satisfy certain program of study requirements.

CVCC utilizes the NCDAP test (NC Diagnostic and Placement) an ACCUPLACER test to assess Reading, English and Math skills.
Retest Policy

Fundamental computer skills are evaluated using the OPAC test.

Please review the "CVCC Placement Testing for NCDAP/ACCUPLACER" handout given to the student during the admissions process for more details regarding the placement tests.

Scheduling Tests

New Students

See a Student Services Admissions Counselor to schedule an appointment for the placement test. This will ensure that you take the appropriate parts of the NCDAP and/or OPAC tests for your particular educational goals while attending CVCC.

Placement testing is at no cost for CVCC applicants. Non-CVCC students taking the placement test will be charged a $25 proctoring fee. Contact the Testing Center directly at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4048 to schedule an appointment.

NCDAP Testing

NCDAP Testing Schedule

Date

First Test Offering

Second Test Offering

Third Test Offering

August 16, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
August 21, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
August 22, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
August 28, 2017 1:00 PM 5:30 PM  
September 5, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
September 11, 2017 1:00 PM 5:30 PM  
September 14, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
September 19, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
September 21, 2017 9:00 AM 1:00 PM  
September 26, 2017 1:00 PM 5:30 PM  
September 30, 2017 9:00 AM    

 

Review Help

NC DAP/ACCUPLACER

» NC DAP/ACCUPLACER Study Guide (PDF) 

» Free NC DAP Web-Based Study Application

» MATH HELP - calculators are embedded in the math test

» ESSAY HELP

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