Required tests in reading, English, math, and basic computer skills. Currently the test consists of:
** a sentence skills test, and the possibility of a written essay
** a vocabulary and reading comprehension skills tests
** a math test (calculators can not be used on the math placement test)
** a basic computer skills inventory
You should take this test seriously because IVCC uses the results of this assessment to place you into your courses. Some students will be required to take developmental classes to improve their basic skills and prepare them for college level courses including English and math. Do your best to assure that you are properly placed. There is no charge the first time you test.
An appointment is REQUIRED for all Placement Testing. A minimum of twenty-four hours is required for scheduling placement testing.
All first-time, full-time students. Additionally, any student who wants to take a writing or math course.
Placement Testing Hours:
Main Campus (Oglesby)
Tuesday 10 AM
Wednesday 10 AM and 4 PM
Thursday 4 PM
Tuesday 4:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM
Thursday 1:00 pm *Offered in fall and spring semester or before the start of semester*
Please call 815/224-0542 to set up your placement testing appointment for either location.