Academic Skills Assessment

Test Overview

Harford Community College uses the ACCUPLACER™  battery of tests.  This computer- adaptive test consists of Reading Comprehension, Sentence Skills (Writing), and Math modules. Depending on your experience with Algebra, you may be given either or both of the Math modules. The test, although untimed, usually takes about 2 hours to complete. 

The ACCUPLACER™ test requires no real computer skill to complete. All questions are answered by simply clicking the mouse on the correct answer. Hand held calculators are not allowed. Test takers can access an on screen calculator for certain math questions. Tests begin with sample questions designed to illustrate the types of test questions the examinee will see during the test. 

Harford Community College will launch the Next-Generation Accuplacer tests on November 1, 2018. After the launch, students taking and retaking the Accuplacer tests at HCC will receive the Next-Generation Accuplacer series of tests.

Aug 27- Dec 15, 2018

Closed September 1-3
Closing at 12 p.m. November 21
Closed November 22-25

Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Tuesday and Wednesday
8:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Dec 17- Dec 21, 2018

Fallston Hall Test Center closed
No course testing Dec 17- Jan 1

Accuplacer testing in Student Center room 243

Monday- Wednesday 8:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Jan 2- Jan 5, 2019

Accuplacer testing in Student Center room 243
Wednesday- Thursday 8:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.- 1p.m.