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Testing

Testing Center

The Testing Center, located in the Student Success Center, proctors placement tests, entrance tests, and make-up exams. For more information or to schedule a test, students may call, email, or stop by the Center located in A-145.
Hours: Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Hours may be adjusted when evening tests are scheduled.)
Telephone: 252-5400 (local) 866-338-2742 (toll free), ext. 2442, Email: testing@sic.edu

General Test Prep Site - Get help studying for Accuplacer, NCLEX, and other exams

Placement Test

The Testing Center administers the Accuplacer Next Generation test, which is the placement test required of all new students prior to registration. Placement testing is free. The test takes approximately two hours; covers the basic skills of reading, writing, and math; and is scored immediately. The scores are used for placement into the appropriate levels of coursework in English, reading, and math. Students may take the placement tests at a remote site if access to the Testing Center is inconvenient or a hardship and have the scores sent to our Admissions Specialist. Students who have an ACT composite score of 20 or above, or an SAT composite score of 1020 or above are exempt from this testing.  Call 252-5400 ext. 2442 to schedule an appointment or stop by Room A-144.  Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are allowed when space and time are available.

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TEAS Nursing Entrance Exam

All exams will be in the Student Success Center A145.  Contact the Testing Center at testing@sic.edu or 618-252-5400 ext. 2383 or 2442 in advance to schedule a date and time to test.  Payment of $70 is required per TEAS test.  A self-pay option by credit card will be available through ATI testing on your scheduled test date.  Bring a photo ID and a credit card on your scheduled test date.  View the TEAS Testing Schedule
 

CNA (Certified Nurses Aide) Testing

Register for the exam at https://inace.nurseaidetesting.com/inace/Note: You will need to create an account to sign in.  After you are signed in, you can choose the SIC testing site and view the testing dates available.  All CNA tests are scheduled to be given in Room A-144 unless otherwise notified.  Examinee must bring a photo ID (state driver's license or state ID). 

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Register for the CLEP exam at clep.collegeboard.org. A $20 fee is payable in the business office or financial aid office at SIC. There will be an additional fee for any CLEP exam with an essay portion. Examinee must bring a photo ID (state driver's license, state ID, or SIC student ID).  Contact the Student Success Center at 618-252-5400 ext. 2442 or ext. 2383 to schedule an appointment.

Work Keys Para Professional Exam

This exam requires $50.00 payable to SIC (check or money order), and payment can be made in the Business Office.  Examinee must bring a receipt showing payment has been made for the exam and a photo ID (state driver's license, state ID, or SIC student ID).  Call 252-5400 ext. 2442 to schedule an appointment to take the exam.

Study and Exam Prep Help:

Work Place Documents - The Workplace Documents assessment measures skills that individuals use when they read real workplace documents and use that information to make job-related decisions and solve problems.

Applied Mathematics - The Applied Math assessment measures critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem solving techniques for situations that actually occur in today’s workplace.

Make-Up Testing

Students can take make-up tests and quizzes in the Student Success Center at the request of instructors.  Students who need to make up a test should schedule an appointment.  Appointments can be made in person in the Student Success Center in room A 145, by calling 618-252-5400 ext. 2442 or ext. 2383, or by email at testing@sic.edu.
Please note: all exams must be scheduled in advance.

Instructors: Instructors wishing to request make-up testing for students should download the Testing Form and email or print.  Testing Forms should be sent to testing@sic.edu.