Southwest Campus Placement Testing First Time College Students 2014
**PLEASE NOTE - This testing session is for FIRST-TIME COLLEGE FRESHMEN ONLY. Please do not sign up if you are a transfer or returning student. Students should sign up for a testing session on the campus that you plan to start your classes. Thank you.**
Where to come to take the Placement test at the Southwest Campus:
· Student Community Building / Assessment Center/ Room 100A
1000 Community College Drive
Louisville, KY 40272
How to prepare for Placement Testing: We STRONGLY encourage you to prepare ahead of time to take your placement test because your scores will determine what classes you will be able to take during your first semester, and beyond. Please take the placement test seriously. Being properly prepared can save you time and money!
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.
What to bring on testing day:
· Student ID number (EMPL-ID) and a photo ID are required to take the placement test. If you have ACT/SAT or COMPASS scores that exempt you from taking any portion of the test, please bring a copy of those scores with you to the testing session.
· For the math test you may use a calculator. Here are the calculator guidelines for testing: http://www.act.org/compass/student/calculator.html
SOUTHWEST CAMPUS (LOUISVILLE) Placement Testing
A confirmation will be immediately sent to the email address you entered into the registration system.
Please note, if you arrive late once the testing session has begun, you will not be admitted and will have to reschedule for another session, thank you.
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