Where to come to take the Placement test:
622 S. First Street, John T. Smith Library, Room 215, Louisville, KY 40202
What to bring the day of testing
- Student ID number (EMPLID-ID) and a photo ID are required to take the Placement test.
- For the math Placement test you can use a calculator. Here are the calculator guidelines for compass testing:
How to prepare for testing:
Here are some sample tests, you can take a look at these links below to study and do some practice tests:
Reading & Writing:
In the left-hand column, click on “Compass Test Preparation,” then scroll down until you see the list of see a list of “Self-Assessment Modules.” These are free and the answer key is at the end of each test.
Select “Free Practice Tests for ACT” for Reading & Writing only. Avoid the sections that want to charge you for materials.
Click on the “Practice Exams,” any of the Math College Readiness or the Math College Algebra Practice Tests will give you a good idea of what will be on the test, and help you study.
DOWNTOWN CAMPUS (LOUISVILLE) Assessment
A confirmation will be immediately sent to the email address you entered into the assessment registration system.
PRINT THE TICKET AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO ASSESSMENT.
A student should plan on being on campus for at least two hours.
Parking is available in the student lot.
If you have any additional questions please contact us at