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 Testing Resources Center

Rhiannon Willard
Testing Coordinator
Tests Administered                                              
  • CCC Placement Test - to evaluate incoming students' skill levels in math, reading, and writing
  • Language Placement Test - for students to place into a World Language and/or English Language Learner (ELL) courses
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams
    • CLEP Foreign Language Exam - students may earn credit by successfully completing a CLEP proficiency exam (Spanish and French languages)
    • CLEP General Exam - students may earn credit by successfully completing proficiency exams; 33 exams in 5 subject areas are offered​
  • CLEP Testing Dates and Times  ​                        

    Wednesdays at 2pm* from March 6th - May 1st, 2024 (No CLEP testing on Wednesday, March 27th in observance of the CCC Spring Break holiday).                         

    *Appointments for CLEP testing are mandatory and must be made in-person at the Harold Washington College Testing Center at least 24 hours in advance of desired testing date. CLEP testing dates are seasonal and subject to change, so please reach out to the Harold Washington College Testing Center ahead of time to inquire about availability prior to purchasing CLEP exams.​                           

Tests Administered at Other Colleges                                                                 

  • HESI nursing examination
  • Illinois nurse aide testing - for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) students
  • ATI TEAS (nursing)
  • Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • CASAS etests (2012) - for adult education students

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities                                                                       

Test Accommodations for students with disabilities are given in a manner consistent with the applicable requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. This includes offering and administering the test in a time, place and manner that is accessible, including the provision of appropriate modifications and auxiliary aids and services.                                                                   
Examples of appropriate modifications and auxiliary aids and services include a change in the length of time of examination for individuals with learning disabilities and Braille or large print examinations and answer sheets or qualified readers for individuals with visual impairments.                                                                   
Accommodations must be approved by the Access Center prior to test administration.                                                                          

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Contact Information

(312)  553-3195
30 E. Lake St.
Room 402
Chicago , IL 60601
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Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Placement Testing Seating Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am.


Fridays Placement Testing Services and Support
(between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm)      
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8-Week Classes Start March 11