Testing Center

The Testing Center offers college placement testing, proctored testing, and testing for other Centralia College academic classes.

Important Information

Centralia College is on remote operations until further notice. Updated testing information is available below. 

Accuplacer Test

We are offering remote testing for the college placement test. For information, please submit the Contact Us form in the tab below. We look forward to serving you.

Test Fees

There is no fee to take the college placement tests.

Taking Your Test Remotely

Your Accuplacer Reading Comprehension test will be proctored on Zoom Cloud Meeting. You will receive a Zoom Meeting invitation to your email within 24 hours of your confirmed test date/time. Please click on the link provided in the email a few minutes before your test. Determine your desktop/mobile compatibility. If you intend to use a Chromebook, please inform the Testing Center so that alternative arrangements may be made.

To take a test via Zoom, you must have:

  • Desktop/mobile device must be plugged into a power source
  • Quiet room i.e. no one in the room, no noise distractions
  • Quality lighting
  • Mobile devices must be on silent and Do Not Disturb
  • Reliable internet

Be prepared to:

  • Have a 1-2 hour window of uninterrupted time
  • Show your photo ID
  • Have materials ready: ONLY pen/pencil and a few pieces of blank paper
  • Show test proctor the desk where you will be testing
  • Show test proctor a 360° view of your surroundings
  • You may be asked to share your screen depending on the mode of testing

 

Sample Questions and Guides

Centralia College is doing college placement testing through the Washington Mathematics Assessment and Placement (WAMAP) system. There is no fee to take the college placement tests.

Important: Have photo ID,  email address, phone number, and your Student ID number available.

The Exam

  • Your exam will be proctored on Zoom Cloud Meeting. You will receive a Zoom Meeting invitation to your email within 24 hours of your confirmed test date/time. Please click on the link provided in the email, a couple of minutes before your test.
  • Click here to determine your desktop/mobile compatibility

Technical Requirements

  • Desktop/laptop must be plugged into a power source
  • XQuiet room i.e. no one in the room, no noise distractions
  • Quality lighting
  • Mobile device must be powered off
  • Reliable internet

Other Important Considerations

  • Have a 1-2 hour window of uninterrupted time
  • Show your photo ID
  • Have your student ID number
  • Have materials ready: calculator (physical or online), pen/pencil, and a few pieces of blank paper
  • Show test proctor the desk where you will be testing
  • Show test proctor a 360° view of your surroundings
  • Share your screen with the test proctor

Practice Test

Click here to practice taking the math test.

Test Fee
Accuplacer Next Generation College Placement Test Free - no charge
GED $120–complete series, four tests
$30–single test
Proctor Fee (non-CC courses) $25
  • Current photo identification is required for all testing.
  • Only the tester is allowed in the testing room. Children and other individuals may not accompany the tester.
  • Electronics, food, and drinks are not permitted.

If you have a documented disability and request accommodations, apply for services through Disability Services, 360-623-8966 or disabilityservices@centralia.edu. For accommodation requests for GED testing, please apply directly through Pearson Vue at www.ged.com.

Contact the Testing Center via email at testingcenter@centralia.edu or send us a question using the form below.