OFFICE HOURS: Please note: Office Hours are not testing hours. Please check the individual test page for the testing hours. For example, we are open for phone and general inquiries on Fridays, but don’t usually offer the COMPASS test.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: For Math/English Placement Hours: Math/English COMPASS test calendar
- Mondays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Tuesdays 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Wednesdays 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Thursdays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Fridays 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Office of Testing Services is committed to providing a variety of testing services to new and continuing students, as well as the community, in support of their educational development and college success while maintaining an optimum, standardized testing environment. Below are the services we currently provide.
For all tests, you must have a valid photo identification when you check in. You will not be allowed to test without a proper photo ID. A picture of your photo ID on your cellphone is not acceptable.
The COMPASS English and math test are required for all first time college students and for transfer students who have not previously taken college English or math courses.
Transfer COMPASS scores from a different college or request for Placement Reciprocity. BC can also transfer your COMPASS scores to other colleges.
The Chemistry Placement Exam to receive placement into Chemistry 161.
The COMPASS e-Write test which is required for admission to the Nursing Program and the Neurodiagnostic Technologist (NDT) program.
Take the English Challenge Test if you want to challenge your COMPASS English placement.
Get your general education equivalency to earn your diploma—find out about GED preparation and testing.
Can’t make it to a scheduled exam in class for your online course? Find out how to schedule a make up test at Testing Services.
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) which is required for admission to the BC Nursing Program as well as other colleges through the state.
Learn how to verify college courses taken at a different college to clear prerequisites for BC English, math and other course.