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ACCUPLACER/ACT COMPASS

Blinn College will administer the ACCUPLACER OR ACT COMPASS to students who are applying to out of state institutions and have no intentions of enrolling in Blinn College. 

A. All subject areas must be administered in one testing session. When the student has no documentation indicating the subject area that testing is needed and does not know which subject area to test in; the student will test in all three subject areas, Reading, Math, and Writing with Essay.

B. The student will receive a copy of the test results upon completion of the test, unless essay score is pending.

C. It will be the student’s responsibility to fill out a Score Request Form and the Testing Center Staff will mail or fax scores to the institution within 2 business days.

The ACCUPLACER and ACT COMPASS will be offered at the Brenham and Bryan.

Paying for the ACCUPLACER or ACT COMPASS
Go to Enrollment Services and pay a $45 Test Fee. This fee is non-transferable and non-refundable (debit card, cash, money order, all major credit cards). No checks.   Photo ID is required at purchase and to test.  No Photo ID = NO TEST, No Exemptions!

Enrollment Services is open M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and on closed Saturdays. 
Upon payment, you will receive an Admission Ticket and instructions for testing.

Testing Resources:
All students are encouraged to prepare academically before attempting to take any assessment.  While Blinn College does not endorse any one particular study agency the following websites have proven to be valuable preparation tools:
FREE STUDY GUIDES:    
www.studytips.org
www.testpreview.com
www.studyguidezone.com
www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests

Do NOT Bring: Food or drinks, cell phones, calculators, or any electronic devices (If you bring, they will be taken up), backpacks, large bags or purses.


Test Dates

Brenham Campus

Accuplacer only
Walk in testing, Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Testing is held in the Administration building, room 246. Contact the Academic Advising and Counseling Services office at 979-830-4196, to register for a test day and time.


Bryan Campus

No testing 2/14/14.  Testing will resume 2/17/14, 8:00 a.m


Walk in testing, Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Testing is held in the Administration building, room 145.  Once you select the exam date you want, you will need to go to the office of Enrollment Services, pay for the test and they will direct you to the testing site. 

Saturday test-takers only:  If you are an out of town test-taker and cannot prepay before the test date, bring a $45 money order with you on test day, and make money order payable to Blinn College.  Report time: 8:00 a.m.

Bryan Saturday Testing Dates

Location

Nov 9, 2013 Health building room 225
Dec 14, 2013 Health building room 225
Jan 11, 2014 Health building room 225
Feb 08, 2014 Health building room 225
Mar 01, 2014 Health building room 225
Apr 05, 2014 Health building room 225
May 10, 2014 Health building room 225