Rowan College at Gloucester County

Placement Testing Accommodations

Placement Testing

Rowan College at Gloucester County requires all newly-admitted students to take the college placement test.  All first-time, full-time and part-time students are required to take this exam after admission to RCGC but prior to registering for classes.

This exam helps place students in classes based on their current ability levels in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Students may be eligible for an exemption from the test based on their SAT scores. Contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 856-415-2209 for more information.


Special Accommodations for Placement Testing

If the only special accommodation the student is requesting for the placement test is extra time, the test should be arranged through the Testing Center, which is located in the Testing/Welcome Center. The placement test is untimed, so the student will automatically have extended time granted. To contact the Testing Center, call 856-415-2268. (For extra​ time on tests for classes during the semester, however, the student must be registered with and qualify for academic accommodations  the Department of Special Services at Rowan College at Gloucester County .)

If the student will need any accommodations other than extra time, the placement test should be arranged through the Department of Special Services by calling 856-415-2265. Prior to sitting for the Placement Test,  the student must submit current reports of qualified professionals, such as child study team members, psychologists, psychiatrists or licensed medical doctors, which support the student’s need for the accommodations to the Special Services Office. 

Last Updated  January 12, 2017

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