Accuplacer Testing Policy 

 

The ACCUPLACER® exam is a computer adaptive college placement test used by Arkansas Tech University (ATU) to:

ATU accepts ACCUPLACER® scores for general admission purposes. High school students may also take the exam to establish eligibility for enrollment in concurrent high school courses. Prospective applicants may review admission requirements, including minimum entrance exam scores, at https://www.atu.edu/admissions/requirements.php. Questions regarding admission standards should be directed to an Admissions representative at (479) 968-0343 or by sending an email to tech.enroll@atu.edu.

Examinees may take each section of the ACCUPLACER® once per day but no more than three times in a 30-day period. It is recommended that test takers wait two weeks between an initial test and the retest. Test takers are encouraged to use the two week period for study and review of test content areas in which they did not obtain a passing score.

Exams may be scheduled by calling the Office of University Testing at (479) 968-0302, or by stopping by in person at the Doc Bryan Student Services Building, Suite 141.

Students requiring test accommodations due to a disability should submit their request to the Office of Disability Services at least 30 days before the desired test date in order to allow adequate time to review the request and any associated documentation. Documentation may be submitted by mail, email, fax, or dropped off in person.

University Testing and Disability Services
Doc Bryan Student Services Building
1605 Coliseum Drive, Suite 141
Russellville, AR 72801
(479) 968-0302
Fax (479) 968-0375
email disabilities@atu.edu

The Office of University Testing requires payment of the following fees prior to the administration of the exam:     

One section $10 
Two sections $20 
Entire exam $30

Exam fees paid with debit/credit cards are paid directly to ATU through University Testing in Doc Bryan, Suite 141. Cash payment will be accepted through the Office of Student Accounts in Brown Hall, Suite 241. Personal checks are not accepted. The examinee must show proof of payment and a photo I.D. on the day of the test.

Students who do not reside in the Russellville, AR area may take the ACCUPLACER® exam remotely at another testing center. Students should first contact the Office of University Testing and provide the name of the center they plan to test, or provide their zip code if they need assistance with locating an approved test center. 

The University Testing Coordinator/designee will register the student for the exam and generate a remote voucher which will be emailed to the test taker. The examinee must print and present this voucher at the remote testing site. The student will be responsible for paying any associated proctor fees to the remote test site.

Examinees must contact University Testing in advance of their scheduled test date and time if the need to reschedule should arise. Test fees will be forfeited if the examinee does not show for their scheduled test appointment.

 

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